Dr. Paul Chappell is the Pastor of Lancaster Baptist Church and president of West Coast Baptist College in Lancaster, CA. He was called to Lancaster Baptist in 1986 by twelve members. Over the past twenty-four years God has blessed, and the congregation has grown from an average attendance of twenty to become one of the largest Baptist churches in the country.

Articles by Dr. Paul Chappell

Count Your Encouragement

Remembering to Praise Others

7 Traits of a Spiritual Leader’s Vision

Casting a Vision for the New Year

Kevin’s Letter—What Happens When We Make Room

Don’t Miss Opportunities to Serve

7 Steps to Christmas Peace

God Offers Peace beyond Our Understanding

3 Vital Ways to Pray for Your Pastor in December

Standing with Your Pastor in Prayer

Bedside Theology

6 Comforting Truths from Psalm 34

After the Election—An Eight-Fold Call to Baptist Pastors

Steps Pastors Can Take to Make a Difference for Christ

9 More Things to Do When Your Child Goes Astray

When Your Teen Says ‘No’—Part 2

6 Things to Do When Your Child Goes Astray

When Your Teen Says ‘No’—Part 1

7 Times It Is Best to Remain Silent

Determining When to Speak