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Dr. Paul Chappell, pastor of the Lancaster Baptist Church, Lancaster, California, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He received his early schooling in Christian schools in Northern California and attended high school in Seoul, South Korea.
Pastor Paul Chappell was called to Lancaster Baptist in 1986. In 1995, under Pastor Paul Chappell's leadership the church began the West Coast Baptist College. Pastor Paul Chappell enrolled at the Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pastoral Theology in 1983. While attending college, he founded and pastored the Seaside Baptist Church near Indio, California. He received a Master of Arts degree from the Baptist Christian University in Shreveport, Louisiana, and was later honored with a Doctor of Divinity Degree from Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1995.
Dr. Paul Chappell is the author of many books. He is a frequent speaker in Bible conferences throughout the United States and around the world.
| The mundane tasks of everyday life can lull you to apathy and push God to the back of your mind. Refuse to become self-sufficient in life. You need God every day, whether you're facing a storm or not.|
| Often we become apathetic in our lives until we face a severe storm. Whether loss of a job, health crisis, loss of a loved one, or financial struggle; God often brings storms into our lives to change our perspective, to shift the focus from ourselves and our lives to Him.|
| When you seek God first in your daily pursuits, He promises to add unto you those things which you were pursuing (as long as they are in His will). Placing Him first in your life should be your daily goal, the main pursuit in the midst of all your other pursuits.|
| The fear of man strangles us, because we can never please everybody; but the fear of the Lord frees us, because it challenges us to live and serve for an audience of One.|
Topics: Fear, Freedom
| Fear of man is the enemy of the fear of the Lord. The fear of man pushes us to perform for man's approval rather than according to God's directives.|
| Financial pursuits and gains are not the key to happiness; the key is keeping God first.|
| Have you ever noticed that those who worry about finances never seem to have enough?|
| As long as you live on earth, you won't see the end of injustices. Yet God desires for you to let go of injustices and hold on to His grace. Only He can give you the power to forgive those who have hurt you the deepest.|
| Consider the life you live-how do other people perceive your faith? While God doesn't expect you to live in perfection, He desires that you would do all you can to shine forth His light so others will see Him clearly.|
| God does not need your money; He wants what it represents-you. Finances are God's gift to you to fulfill His will for your life. While God desires you to prioritize His work in giving, He wants you to purpose to follow and serve Him no matter what happens with your finances.|
| God doesn't promise to overflow your bank account, but promises to provide for your every need.|
| Because of the empty tomb, we have peace. Because of His resurrection, we can have peace during even the most troubling of times because we know He is in control of all that happens in the world.|
Topics: Peace, Resurrection