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Christ is King Baptist Church is a church that is God honoring, Jesus proclaiming, Holy Spirit led, Word driven, for the glory of God among the nations.
We are currently preaching through the Book of Mark, studying the life of Jesus Christ in depth. We meet at a residence at 1820 Valley Drive in Syracuse, NY. This is an exciting time as we watch the Lord build His church for His glory!
We are a Baptist church which holds to the doctrinal distinctives of the 1689 Second London Baptist Confession. We identify strongly with the nine marks of a Biblical church outlined at www.9marks.org. We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ is King over every area of life and we work to proclaim His Lordship by proclaiming the gospel in our city.
If you are looking for a church with:
--A high view of God. --Clear preaching of the gospel. --Proclamation of the Lordship of Christ. --Faithfulness to sound doctrine. --Verse-by-verse expository preaching. --Family friendly worship. --Members who genuinely care for one another. --Intense concern for those who do not know Jesus. --No gimmicks.
Then Christ is King is the church for you. We hope that you will come visit. If you have any questions, you can email Jon Speed (pastor) at email@example.com or call at 315-565-4003.
About Our Pastor:
Jon Speed is a graduate of Davis College (1992) and is currently a student at The North American Reformed Seminary. He has been in full time ministry for almost 20 years and has served in pastorates in Rochester, Callicoon and Oakfield, NY. From 2005-2011 he served in evangelistic ministries in Dallas\Ft. Worth, TX. During that time he worked closely with Kirk Cameron and Ray Comfort's Way of the Master\Living Waters ministry. He has written a book called "Evangelism in the New Testament." Above all, he is a slave of the Lord Jesus Christ and His church for the glory of God.
Jon has had the privilege of speaking in conference ministry with men such as Dr. John MacArthur, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson, Dr. James White, Eric Holmberg, Pastor Jeff Noblitt, Dr. Edward Dalcour, Pastor Randall Easter, Dr. Tim Presson, Mack Tomlinson and others.
Jon has preached the gospel on college campuses including Syracuse University, University of North Texas, University of Texas in Austin, Boston University, Texas Tech, University of Massachusetts, University of Oklahoma, University of Southern California at Long Beach, Princeton University, Southern Methodist University, Sydney University, Texas Womans University, and other smaller schools. Mission trips have taken him to Ukraine, the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
Jon's hobbies include hiking, fishing, reading, and book collecting. He is not a bandwagon jumper and has rooted for the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres since the 1980's.
Jon is married to Kim and they have four children ranging from 5 years old to 17. They've been married for 20 years as of 2011. They live in The Valley neighborhood of Syracuse and have no "Plan B". This is where they will stay until the Lord takes them home.