Houston Baptist Church
Celebrating 168 Years of God's Faithfulness
On August 18, 1853, a group of Swedish immigrants gathered to worship for the first time in Houston, MN, having left their homeland to seek religious freedom and the ability to worship God according to the dictates of their own conscience. In our 168 year history, our priorities have not changed. We are a Bible-centered, Christ-exalting, and missions-oriented congregation that meets regularly for worship, study, and fellowship. We invite you to join us.
Much of our energy as a church is given to the ministry of prayer. If you have a need in your life, go to the menu at the top of the page and complete the simple prayer request form. Or you may call us at 507-896-3430, option 3 to access our "Prayerline."
As you explore our website, we hope that you will have your questions answered and your faith will be strengthened.
May God richly bless you!
Faith Builder Verse of the Week
Isaiah 46:9-11 (ESV)
Remember the former things of old; for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me, declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying 'My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all my purpose,' calling a bird of prey from the east, the man of my counsel from a far country. I have spoken, and I will bring it to pass; I have purposed, and I will do it.
Bible Reading for the Week
Monday, October 11 ~ 1 Chronicles 19-20 ~ Titus 1
Tuesday, October 12 ~ 1 Chronicles 21-22 ~ Titus 2
Wednesday, October 13 ~ 1 Chronicles 23 ~ Titus 3
Thursday, October 14 ~ 1 Chronicles 24-25 ~ Philemon
Friday, October 15 ~ 1 Chronicles 26-27 ~ Hebrews 1