Welcome to the website of Lakewood Baptist Church. We have designed this website to be both a source of information about our church and a resource for those seeking to know more about the faith we practice. We hope that you will find the site easy to navigate, and filled with the information you are looking for.
I invite you to visit our services, contact our staff, or simply utilize the resources of this website. Recent Sunday morning messages can be downloaded to give you a flavor of our verse by verse approach to studying the Bible. We invite questions and interaction about God’s instructions for living, and encourage you to do that by email or in person.
We are an inclusive multicultural, multigenerational group of believers with a connection to our military community. Our atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, and our focus is clear, we are serious about our faith. Our purpose is to Glorify God through our activities and our worship. Worship at Lakewood Baptist Church is characterized by:
- Deep Study of God's Word
- Teaching from the King James Bible*
- Singing of Traditional Hymns
- Traditional Sunday School
- Bible Study and Prayer Time
I would cordially invite you to come and visit our church; our services and other meetings that are listed in this website.Whether you come from a traditional church background or would like to learn more about faith in Jesus Christ, we would like the opportunity to make you feel at home. If you have questions please call (253-584-2483) or email us, we would enjoy the opportunity to interact with you and answer your questions. Come visit us and see firsthand what a group of people are like who are truly serious about living the life God designed for His children.
Pastor Dennis C. Stevenson, D.Min., Ph.D.
*Although preaching at Lakewood Baptist Church is from the King James Bible, we do not hold the King James only position in regard to English translations.
1 Samuel 25:26 (KJV)
Now therefore, my lord, [as] the LORD liveth, and [as] thy soul liveth, seeing the LORD hath withholden thee from coming to [shed] blood, and from avenging thyself with thine own hand, now let thine enemies, and they that seek evil to my lord, be as Nabal.
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Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.
The Lord hath taken away thy judgments, he hath cast out thine enemy: the king of Israel, even the Lord, is in the midst of thee: thou shalt not see evil any more.
In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem, Fear thou not: and to Zion, Let not thine hands be slack.
The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.