News

  • 17 NOV
    Greg Heisler and Family

    New Pastor Announcement

    Madison Avenue Baptist Church is pleased to announce our new Senior Pastor, Dr. Greg Heisler. Greg will present his first sermon as pastor on December 3, 2017...
  • 01 NOV

    November Update from Sam Wagner, Music Minister

    Let me encourage you one more time to highlight November 26 on your calendar. For our morning service that day we will begin our Christmas season celebrations with Noel, Night of Everlasting Love...
  • 22 OCT

    October Update from the Pastor Search Team

    From the first day this team was introduced to you, the task we have been given – to search the heart of God for MABC’s 8th pastor – has been discharged as carefully, prayerfully, and diligently...
  • 16 OCT

    Mission Work in India

    It is with great expectation that I write to you regarding the mission work our church sponsors in Bobbili, India. Many of you know that Dr. Louise Gann, with the support of our church, has been used by God to accomplish great work for His glory. Dr. Gann was planning...
  • 01 OCT

    October Update from Dr. Ron Stewart, Interim Pastor

    I know all of you are excited at the possibility of welcoming your new pastor in the very near future, and you should be. You are anticipating a new movement of the Holy Spirit, new ministries, and...
  • 01 OCT

    October Update from Sam Wagner, Music Minister

    On the evening of October 1 we have the wonderful opportunity to join with Everett Hills for a service of worship led by Phil Cross and Ray Scarbrough. Phil is known as a one of today’s most anointed...
  • 22 SEP

    September Update from Pastor Search Team

    The months of August and September were spent visiting the churches of and attending worship services led by each of the three finalists. Due to scheduling conflicts, the team was rarely...
  • 03 SEP

    September Update from Dr. Ron Stewart, Interim Pastor

    Thom Ranier is the President of Lifeway Christian Resources of the SBC. In a recent podcast he shared his research regarding dying churches. His research revealed that 65% of the churches in...
  • 03 SEP

    September Update from Sam Wagner, Music Minister

    With the wonderful blessing we had recently of experiencing a total solar eclipse, we learned many things about coronas and sun flares and how to protect our eyes from the sun. One of my...
  • 16 AUG

    August Update from Pastor Search Team

    After checking the references of the four short-listed candidates and prayerfully considering each of these men, the Search Team feels led to focus its efforts on three of the four. Meetings have been...
  • 28 JUL

    August Update from Dr. Ron Stewart, Interim Pastor

    In 1899 Charles H. Duell was the director of the United States Patent Office. He went before the Congress and recommended that the Patent Office be disbanded because, in his words, “Everything that can be...
  • 28 JUL

    August Update from Sam Wagner, Music Minister

    The last service in our Summer Concert Series will be here at Madison Avenue on Sunday evening, August 20. That evening we will be hosting THE SHEPHERD FAMILY. The service will be at 6 PM. Additionally...
  • 27 JUL

    Weekly Prayer List

    Prayer is the foundation for everything we do at Madison Avenue Baptist Church. Whatever burden or joy you are experiencing; we want to pray for you. We have a group of prayer warriors who pray for the people of this church and your requests. Download the latest....
  • 17 JUL

    July Update from Pastor Search Team

    A total of 158 resumes were received for the Senior Pastor vacancy. Each resume was reviewed by at least two Search Team members; those rated highest by the first two reviewers were then reviewed...
  • 02 JUL

    July Update from Sam Wagner, Music Minister

    The next service in our Summer Concert Series will be here at Madison Avenue on Sunday evening, July 23. We will be hosting BY GRACE, a gospel trio featuring Preston Garner, David Walker...
  • 04 JUN

    June Update from Pastor Search Team

    The advertisement for the Senior Pastor vacancy closed on May 31 with a total of 156 resumes received. Each resume was reviewed and assessed by at least two Pastor Search...
  • 01 JUN

    June Update from Dr. Ron Stewart, Interim Pastor

    June is the first full month of summer. It means school is out, vacations are in, staying inside is out, yard work is in, going to the mountains is in, going to church is ____...
  • 01 JUN

    June Update from Sam Wagner, Music Minister

    This summer we are going to be a part of three special evenings of worship. In June we will be led by Joseph Habedank, in July we will host BY GRACE, and in August we will host the Shepherd Family....
  • 07 MAY

    May Update from Pastor Search Team

    The Search Team has received and is in the process of reviewing almost 150 resumes; we anticipate receiving several more before the May 31 deadline. We know the entire church understands...
  • 01 MAY

    May Update from Dr. Ron Stewart, Interim Pastor

    When Joshua was ready to retire as the leader of God’s people, he called all the people together and gave them a challenge. Joshua 24:14-15; “Now fear the Lord and serve him with all faithfulness...
  • 01 MAY

    May Update from Sam Wagner, Music Minister

    Let me begin this month by thanking the choir for their awesome commitment to the Easter walkthrough drama. It was a great event for our church, and our choir sang tremendously and consistently all weekend. You're such a blessing...
  • 02 APR

    April Update from Dr. Ron Stewart, Interim Pastor

    The seasons are changing again. We are moving from winter to spring. The trees that were robbed of their leaves by the cold winds of winter are now reaching out to the warmth of the spring sunshine. Soon we will see the birth of new life...
  • 02 APR

    April Update from Sam Wagner, Music Minister

    The walk-through Easter drama A Silent Lamb, The Hope of the World is only a few weeks away. Pastor Brent, Scott Worde and many others are working diligently to put the final touches on this important evangelistic event for MABC. But we do...
  • 02 APR

    April Update from Pastor Search Team

    Thanks to everyone for their words and notes of encouragement. We are especially thankful for Pastor Ron's sermons and the Prayer Team's efforts in renewing our focus on seeking God's will for our lives individually and as a congregation...
  • 01 MAR

    March Update from Dr. Ron Stewart, Interim Pastor

    Being an interim pastor is a new experience for me. After months of prayer I knew God was calling me to serve a church while they were looking for a new pastor. I believe it was by God’s divine providence that he has led me to MABC...
  • 01 MAR

    March Update from Sam Wagner, Music Minister

    The start of March means that Easter will be here soon. This month will be very busy around here as we prepare for our walk-through Easter drama entitled A Silent Lamb, The Hope of the World. The dates are April 14, 15 and...
  • 01 MAR

    Pastor Search Team

    The Pastor Search Team is meeting weekly as we prepare to seek the man whom God has selected for our next pastor. As recommended by Jim Snyder, Chilhowee Baptist Director of Missions, we are working our...