Who We Are
Leonardtown Baptist Church is a Southern Baptist Church located in St. Mary's County, Maryland. It's our aim to glorify God by seeking the Lord in worship, studying the Word together, serving the body of Christ, and sharing Christ with the world.
We gladly cooperate with the churches of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Baptist Convention of Maryland & Delaware, and the Potomac Baptist Association. Learn more about each of these partners by clicking on the name of each of them.
As a church of disciples who make disciples, the qualities exhibited by Jesus shall be integral to all we endeavor. Therefore, We Value:
For truth in knowledge and understanding of God and His will. God’s word illuminates our walk toward righteousness, so we may be complete and equipped for every good work.
John 17:17, 2 Timothy 3:16-17, Romans 15:4, Psalm 119:11, 2 Peter 1:16-21
For our total reliance on God and a constant connection to Him. The priority of prayer will undergird our every effort.
1 Timothy 2:8, Philippians 4:6, Colossians 4:2-3a, John 15:5-8, Ephesians 6:18, 1 Thessalonians 5:17
3. Love for One Another
For obedience to Christ’s command to love our brothers and sisters in the Lord. As ambassadors of Christ, we extend the grace of God to all the world.
1 Corinthians 13:13, John 13:34, Matthew 5:44,46, 1 John 4:21, John 17:21, Hebrews 10:24-25
4. Christ-like Humility
For submission to the will of God and the interests of others ahead of our own. We seek to imitate the life modeled by Jesus.
Luke 22:42, Matthew 5:5, Matthew 11:29, Philippians 2:3-8
5. Sacrificial Generosity
For giving to God what is God’s, not only our treasure but also our time and talents. Heeding Christ’s call to deny ourselves and take up our cross shall compel our generosity to others.
Luke 9:23, 2 Corinthians 8:2-3, Galatians 6:10, James 2:15-17, Luke 21:3-4
6. Relationships that Multiply
For devotion to others and making disciples. We will enable the spiritual growth of this body of believers by developing and encouraging personal relationships centered on Christ.
2 Timothy 1:5, Matthew 28:18-20, 2 Timothy 2:2, 1 Corinthians 11:1, Titus 1:5
7. Kingdom Partnerships
For serving the kingdom as the body of Christ. We joyfully serve alongside fellow believers of this church and other Kingdom minded churches and organizations to advance the causes of God’s Kingdom.
Philippians 1:3-5, Romans 12:4-8, Ephesians 4:11-13, 1 Corinthians 16: 1-3, 1 Corinthians 3:6
8. Excellence for the Glory of God
For an obedient response in all we do with diligence and integrity. To the Father’s glory, we strive by the Holy Spirit to show ourselves approved.
1 Corinthians 10:31, Colossians 3:17, 23-24, 1 Peter 4:11, 2 Timothy 2:15, Philippians 3:12-15a