Posts by Daren Dilts

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We Love Hesperia!

by Daren Dilts

Here at Mountain View Baptist Church, we love Hesperia! In fact we love the entire High Desert, including Adelanto, Apple Valley, Hesperia, Oak Hills, Phelan, and Victorville. If you live in one of these communities, then you should know that we are here to serve you and your family. In fact, we have been serving […]

Sore Amazed and Very Heavy

by Daren Dilts

Mark 14:33–35 And he taketh with him Peter and James and John, and began to be sore amazed, and to be very heavy; And saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death: tarry ye here, and watch. And he went forward a little, and fell on the ground, and prayed that, if it […]

Coping in Trouble Times

by Daren Dilts

Coping in Trouble Times Psalm 54:1-7  “To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when the Ziphims came and said to Saul, Doth not David hide himself with us? Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me by thy strength. Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of […]

The Gentle Path to Hell

by Daren Dilts

The soft slow road to Hell, gentle and meandering, brightened by the flowers of human virtue, and softened by a comfortable choice in religion, still leads to the same reward for iniquity and self righteousness. This path is as good as the despicable loathsome trail through the dirty vile streets of moral deprivation, desperation, and […]

Spiritual Resolutions

by Daren Dilts

Spiritual Resolutions Here we are once again, at the beginning of the year. This is a natural time for people to set some goals, make some changes, and hope to better themselves in some way, shape, or form. Why not? But what changes? More exercise equipment is sold in January than any other month in […]

The Blessing of Being Overwhelmed

by Daren Dilts

Psalm 61:1-2 “Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer. From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.” From time to time, we all get overwhelmed. That happens when outward circumstances cause an inward emotional reaction […]

Why Are We Building?

by Daren Dilts

Why Are We Building? “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.”  Matthew […]

A Call to Biblical Womanhood

by Daren Dilts

A Call to Biblical Womanhood Ladies, look at the world around you. Do you see many godly role models of biblical womanhood? As I look around the community in which I live, and even in churches, I’m not seeing very many biblical women. They are out there, and I’m glad to know that some of […]

Stop Whining and Start Shining!

by Daren Dilts

The American business culture has been built on the idea of customer service. Perhaps you have even been taught that “the customer is always right”. What has that done to the average American’s sense of self-centeredness?