Worshippers at Huffman’s Covenant Baptist Church on New Year’s Day sang a Rich Mullins hymn titled “Screen Door,” the lyrics of which included, “Faith without works is like a song you can’t sing.”
Comprised of fewer than 50 members and holding services in a double-wide manufactured home, the congregation has a blueprint for a larger membership that will operate out of a permanent structure to be built on adjacent church-owned property.
As opposed to the single-minded pursuit of the two-fold objective, the plan calls for the demonstration of faith — recognizing that salvation is by faith — through good works and obedience to God’s word.
The good works transcend the holidays. Along with other congregations, the church recently participated in fundraising for a Houston Police Department holiday food drive held with the support of the Fiesta grocery chain and Pepsi. Covenant members handed out food boxes obtained there to area residents in need.Continue Reading on www.yourhoustonnews.com