This fall Pastor Matthew Porter and his family joined the Lord Jesus Christ at Sheffield Baptist Church. He believes the Lord Jesus Christ is the Head of the Church and helps pastors…
1. Set an Example (1 Timothy 4:12)
2. Pray (Acts 6:4)
3. Preach the Word (2 Timothy 4:2; 1 Peter 5:2)
4. Pastor or Shepherd the Flock (Ephesians 4:11)
5. Spread the Gospel or Evangelize (Matthew 28:19-20; 2 Timothy 4:5)
6. Oversee the Local Church (Acts 20:28-29; Ephesians 4:11-16; 1 Peter 5:2-3)
a. Worship & Prayer,
b. Missions & Evangelism,
c. Teaching & Discipleship,
e. Shepherding/Care of the Congregation
f. Finances & Administration
Pastor Porter enjoys studying, reading, praying, writing, preparing messages, visiting with people, teaching, planning, organizing, serving and encouraging people, and helping the local church glorify God.
He has studied at Ontario's Word of Life Bible Institute, New Brunswick Bible Institute, Victoria Corners, NB and the Freelandia Bible College and Seminary in Broadway, Va. The Porters come to Sheffield Baptist Church after twenty-one years of local church ministry in New Brunswick and Ontario. Pastor Matt is married to Lisa and they have one daughter.
Pastor Porter and his family would love to meet you and invites everyone to join us this week in Praise and Worship to our Lord and Saviour and if you'd like to learn more about how to walk with the Lord and experience a new life in Christ Jesus feel free to contact us at 902-443-5086.
We strive always to heed Paul's instruction in Acts 20: 28 to, "Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which He hath purchased with his own blood," and always to seek your prayers and admonition in this most high endeavour.