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Welcome to Maranatha Baptist Church


Maranatha Baptist Church
300 Trenton Blvd.
Nashville, Arkansas 71852

Service Times

Morning Worship 10:50 AM
Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 PM

About Us

We are a community of Christians who's purpose it is to glorify God, exalt Christ, humble man.

Our Pastor, Bruce Short grew up in Mt. Ida, Arkansas. He attended Arkansas Tech University and graduated with a B.S. in Biology in 1973. While in college, he married Jeanne Beth Roberts who has been his bride for 47 years.

Bruce served 4 years in the United States Army.

He and Jeanne owned NAPA Auto Parts Stores in Murfreesboro, Delight and Amity until he was called into the ministry in 1990.

Bruce also has 42 hours of seminary education form Southwestern Seminary and has taught God’s Word in Brazil, Mexico, Kenya and Tanzania.

In 1990 Bruce became pastor of Liberty Baptist Church in Mineral Springs where he preached until May of 1993.
After resigning that pastorate Bruce and Jeanne became involved in a home Bible study that became Maranatha Baptist Church.

Pastor Bruce and Jeanne have 2 daughters, Karrie Jamison of Nashville and Molly Lindow of Benton.
Two wonderful sons-in-laws John Jamison and Lance Lindow and 9 beautiful grandchildren.

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Sermons Anywhere

Our sermons are available for listening on a variety of platforms through SermonAudio. No matter where you are, you'll be able to access our sermons and webcasts.

Our Church Code ID: 76951

Phones and Tablets

Listen to any sermon anywhere, any time! Native apps for the iPhone, Android, iPad, Kindle Fire, and Android tablets with background playback, video streaming, live webcast support, download ability, and more. For easy access, just use our Church Code ID above to select your church in the ChurchOne section of the app.

Smart TVs and Streaming Players

Enjoy audio sermons, videos, and live webcasts on your TV in the comfort of your home. Our sermons can be accessed via Amazon's Fire TV, the Roku TV, the Apple TV, the Android TV or even via Chromecast from any iOS device.

Listen Line

Access our live webcast with any regular telephone without the Internet, a PC, or "data" just by dialing (712) 432-3410 and entering our Church Code ID above. Long distance charges may apply.

Smart Speakers and Smart Watches

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Amazon Kindle eBook Reader support and integration allows you to send any sermon transcript with a single click to your Kindle device wirelessly over WIFI or Cell!