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Dan is a 1979 graduate of Hyles-Anderson College, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Pastoral Theology. During his time at Hyles-Anderson College, he was honored with the Elmer Lord Scholarship Award and was named to “Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.” Upon graduation, He and his wife Robin (married on June 9, 1978) started into full-time service. Working for eleven years, he found his calling in a local church as a youth pastor and assistant pastor. Serving for eight and a half years with the youth, he finished out his time as assistant pastor. God called him to become the lead pastor of the Timberline Baptist Church in Woodland Park, Colorado, on Fathers’ Day, 1990. TBC relocated to Manitou Springs, Colorado, in August, 1994. Hailing from Harriman, Tennessee, he was born on October 16, 1955. He was saved at the age of eight on February 16, 1964, at Faith Baptist Church, now called Heather Hills Baptist Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was during the Billy Kellough (pronounced Kellogg) evangelistic meetings that a deacon named Ben Conrad (now in Heaven) led him to Christ. He was then baptized by immersion on April 5 the same year. On February 9, 1973, Brother Parton surrendered his life to serve the Lord in any capacity. He graduated from Warren Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, in June of 1974. He was licensed to preach by the First Baptist Church of Hammond, on May 19, 1978, and ordained to the Gospel ministry by the First Baptist Church of Hammond, on May 25, 1979. The Partons have been serving the Lord at the Timberline Baptist Church for more than 20 years. They have four children: Jonathan, Cyndi, David, and Jack. Jonathan, Cyndi, and David are graduates of Hyles-Anderson, and Jack is a senior this year at Hyles Anderson. Timberline Baptist Church, located at the foot of Pike’s Peak, is an independent, fundamental, soul-winning, Baptist church and is known as “The Church With a Heart for the Pike’s Peak Region!”

The Apple of the Bible’s Eye

from Pastor Dan Parton | Timberline Baptist Church | Originally presented January 30, 2011 | Psalm 118:1-9 Introduction:  What could I possibly mean by “the apple of the Bible’s eye”?  The Word of God refers to the apple of the eye only five times:   – Deuteronomy 32:10, “He found him in a desert land, and in the waste howling wilderness;…

Christ’s Power Over Sin

Learning the Epistles – Study 169 from Pastor Dan Parton | Timberline Baptist Church | Originally presented February 2, 2011 | Hebrews 2:5-18 Introduction:  Beginning at verse 5, the writer returns to his previous argument that Christ is greater than the angels.  The Jews offered one great objection to this argument.  They asked, “How could Christ be better than the angels…

The Land of Spiritual Rest

Learning the Epistles – Study 168 from Pastor Dan Parton | Timberline Baptist Church | Originally presented January 26, 2011 | Hebrews 2:1-4 Introduction:  These verses contain the first of the five parenthetical warnings found in Hebrews.  We must pay careful attention to these warnings if we are to make it to spiritual Canaan, the land of spiritual rest. We must…

Jesus, Our Spirit-Filled Example

Learning the Epistles – Study 167 | from Pastor Dan Parton | Timberline Baptist Church | Originally presented January 19, 2011 | Acts 10:37-38 Introduction:  Hebrews 1:9 teaches us that “…God, hath anointed thee [Jesus] with the oil of gladness [Holy Spirit power] above thy [His] fellows.”  With that in mind, we also realize that the main reason for the filling of the Holy Spirit on the…

Timberline Baptist Church

Timberline Baptist Church

Preaching Services — The Word of God is the main emphasis. We believe and preach from only the old King James. (This is mentioned in our doctrinal statement.) We avoid formal worship services and maintain an old-fashioned emphasis. We sing from an old-fashioned hymn book and use no contemporary Christian music for any reason. Invitations…

Saved at Eight; Serving Jesus Ever Since

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I would be happy to share with you how I got saved! I will never forget what happened on that Sunday night, February 16, 1964. My pastor, Robert L. Humphreys, had scheduled an evangelistic meeting with a 29-year-old preacher from Evansville, Indiana, named Billy Kellough. After he preached on that Sunday night, a little eight-year-old…

Jack Hyles, Gone Ten Years, But Oh the Legacy!

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February 3, 2010 | Dan Parton | God Bless My Dear Friend, Jack Hyles There are times in human history when God puts His hand on a man in an unusual way. While it is true that all who know Christ as Saviour are God’s children and equal in God’s sight, there are some who…