A Journey of Faith, Part 1

Reprinted from The Baptist Voice, Part 1 On a hot summer day in 1975, God answered my mom’s prayers and my dad was wonderfully saved from a life of alcohol addiction.  At a service station, my parents picked up a church tract which resulted in our family attending Fairfax Baptist Temple.  After hearing Pastor Bud […]

Revival and Revolutions

The Great Awakening Revival had a huge impact on the founding of our country.  Our founding documents reverberate with the heartbeat of revival sparked by Jonathan Edwards and George Whitfield.  Following the War for Independence, our Founding Fathers established a constitution based on a division of powers modeled after Isaiah 33:22, where we see the […]

Why I Love My Church

There are literally millions of people in the world who can genuinely say, “I Love My Church!”  These people have experienced the blessing of a church family that loves God, exalts Jesus Christ, and shows love and forgiveness to one another.  It is this kind of a church family that people come to know the […]


Most of us had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday.  We can all be grateful to God for His many blessings. My wife had an interesting Bible class this week with the 11th-12th graders in our academy.  Jodie asked the girls to write down all the things they are thankful for  – in five minutes.  Her girls […]

God is Good – All the Time

Sometimes I feel like I have to pinch myself because of the blessings of God.  As a teenager I committed to memory James 1:17, “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights….”  This verse is a continual reminder to me that everything good I have […]

Examine Yourself – 2 Cor. 13:5

After 5 months of a chronic cough, I am finally having some relief and hopefully on a road to recovery.  On my second good day the dr. called to let me know that the lungs looked good from the CT scan, but the lymph nodes in my chest were enlarged.  He ordered more testing to […]

Pastor Scott Wendal

Pastor Scott Wendal

Senior Pastor | Valley Forge Baptist

Pastor Scott came to the Valley Forge area in July 1984 to begin the Valley Forge Baptist Temple. It has been over 30 years now, and God continues to bless.