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Historic Route 66 New Mexico Part 2

Wes & Mel conclude their tour of #NewMexico #route66 in this adventure with stops in ghost towns, a historic cemetary, #GallupNM #Moriarty NM and more. Thanks for tuning in and checking it out! #AdventuresOfWesAndMel #theAdventuresOfWesAndMel #MakeEveryDayANewAdventure

Classic Americana Cars Motels and Ghost Towns on our Route 66 Adventure

We're celebrating Independence Day (aka the 4th of July) with some classic Americana - "Classic Motels, Cars, & Ghost Towns". In this part of our #route66 adventure, we start in the #glenrio #ghosttowns of #glenrioTX and #glenrioNM before heading west and ending this #adventure in #tucumcarinm Along the way we stop at #russellstravelcenter and abandoned #sanjonNM before stopping at...

REAL and RAW the Loud Krazy Love interview with Head from KORn

Mel with Head from KORn
* Language Warning: This video contains adult language. Most was removed but some was left in for context only. This was also before Mel became a born again Christian 9 months later. To be clear, Wes & Mel are now both born again Christians and do not endorse adult/foul language. Mel (formerly known as "Mischievous Mel") had the opportunity to...

Slug Bugs Cowboys and Cadillacs on Texas Route 66

Take a #route66 tour with us at the #adventuresofwesandmel as we explore the Lone Star State - #texas Our 1st stop is #slugbugranch followed by lunch & tour of #thebigtexan and finally painting at #cadillacranch #amarillotx #route66roadtrip

Must See 3 Millenia of Native American Petroglyphs

Wes & Mel, on the advice of a local, venture to Sego Canyon, Utah, to see for themselves native American petroglyphs spanning 3 millenia. #nativeamerican #petroglyphs #makeeverydayanewadventure #AdventuresOfWesAndMel #segocanyon #utah

MUST SEE Oklahoma Adventure

We've been travelling through Oklahoma for decades but it wasn't until this #adventure on #route66 that we discovered these #mustsee #oklahoma sites! #arcadiaroundbarn #bluewhaleofcatoosa #arcadiaok #pops #rockcafe #stroud #chandler #clintonok #vinitaok #calumet #route66roadtrip #route66automuseum #makeeverydayanewadventure #adventuresofwesandmel #americana #carsmovie

Do You Really Have to Sell Your Soul for Rock n Roll

Do You Have to Sell Your SOUL 4 Rock n Roll? Don't take our word for it, hear it from a bona fide Rock Star that we interviewed in Boston, MA in October 2018. #MakeEveryDayANewAdventure #bfmv #AdventuresOfWesAndMel #rocknroll #rockstar

NOT Your Average Rock Garden

NOT Your Average Rock Garden...this is THE ultimate Rock Garden - the GARDEN OF THE GODS in Colorado Springs, CO. Drive and walk through the park with Wes & Mel commentating, giving their opinions, informing visitors, passing wildlife, and adding what they think is humor! #gardenofthegods #AdventuresOfWesAndMel #MakeEveryDayANewAdventure #coloradosprings

Route 66 Kansas Adventures

Wes & Mel follow #route66 through #kansas and on the way to #oklahoma they visit #galena - #riverton - #rainbowbridge - #baxtersprings and #chetopa In Galena Mel interviews Aaron at #gearheadcurios to get insight into what to see & do in Galena (and Kansas) that only a local can give. In Riverton Wes has a delicious sandwich at #nelsonsfoodmarket...

Ice Fall and Cave Adventure

After getting a tip from some locals while at Rifle Falls, Wes & Mel explore Ice Cave (and frozen waterfall) in Rifle Mountain State Park, Colorado. Watch Mel climb the ice uphill and see what happens when she takes the "ice vs. tongue" inside the cave. #MakeEveryDayANewAdventure #AdventuresOfWesAndMel #RifleMountainCO #RifleMountainStateParkCO

Route 66 Adventure Part 1 IL 2 MO

Wes & Mel start their #route66 adventure from their home in Iowa, cross over the Mississippi River into Illinois, and visit #LivingstonIL before heading back to Iowa and ending their #route66adventure at Grand Falls, Missouri. On their way they meet Stew in #BurlingtonIA and drive through a War of 1812 historic site - #FortMadison Iowa. In Missouri, Mel pedals...

JFK and Oswald Assassination Sites

Although eternal happiness is guaranteed to all born again believers in Christ, our worldly history is not so happy.  Wes & Mel venture to Dallas, Texas to visit the assassination sites of both JFK & Lee Harvey Oswald.  

Ark Adventure with Wes and Mel

Wes & Mel give you a video and photo tour of the Ark and grounds in this adventure.

The 7th Vial Judgement

Old Paths Baptist Church Dubuque, IA, Assistant Pastor Victor Mowery teaches his latest Sunday School lesson in his on going "End of the World" series. This lesson is inspired from the last of the 7 vial judgements, taken from Revelation 16. Watch and listen by clicking here. Thanks for watching and listening. Have a blessed and happy day!  

Written for Our Learning

Old Paths Baptist Church Dubuque, IA, Pastor Edward Mast continues his study of the book of Romans with a message titled "Written for Our Learning", derived from chapter 15, verses 1-4. Watch and listen to pastor Mast's message, starting just past the 30 minute mark, by clicking here. Thank you for watching and listening. Have a blessed and happy day!

An Invitation to Enjoyment

Brother Mowery preaches the Sunday morning service at Old Paths Baptist Church in Dubuque, IA titled "Invitation to Enjoyment", derived from Isaiah 55. Click here to watch and listen to the message, starting just before the 21 minute mark. Thank you for watching and listening. Have a blessed and happy day! Take a 3D Tour of "The Oyster" Oceanfront Luxury Vacation...

Is There Anything Too Hard for the Lord

Old Paths Baptist Church, Dubuque, IA Pastor Ed Mast preaches his Wednesday evening message titled "Is there anything too hard for the Lord?", derived from Luke 8:22-39.  Watch and listen by clicking here. Thank you for watching and listening. Have a blessed and happy day!  

On the Right Hand of God

Pastor Ed Mast, Old Paths Baptist Church, Dubuque, IA, preaches his Sunday morning sermon titled "On the Right Hand of God". The sermon begins around the 30 minute mark of the video and you can watch and listen to it when you click here. Thank you for watching and listening. Have a blessed and happy day!  

The Prayer Life of Jacob

The Prayer Life of Jacob

Hurdles and Helps on the Heavenly Highway

Pastor Victor Mowery brings the Sunday Morning message titled "Hurdles & Helps on the Heavenly Highway

How Christians Treat Christians

Old Paths Baptist Church in Dubuque, IA Assistant Pastor Victor Mowery teaches his Sunday School lesson titled "How Christians Treat Christians", starting just past the 17 minute mark. Watch and listen by clicking here. Thank you for watching and listening. Have a blessed and happy day!

A Man on the Move

Pastor Edward Mast preaches from Hebrews 11:7, his sermon titled "A Man On the Move"

Shut Up and Get Along

Shut up and get along

The Source of Blessings

The Source of Blessings

Why is Heaven so Great?

Why is Heaven so Great

Hope vs Hopelessness

Hope vs Hopelessness

Pastor Mast preaches his sermon titled “The Success of the Christian Life Depends on What You Wear”

Before you shout "LEGALISM", watch and listen to Pastor Mast's full message

Guarding Guiding and Giving Your Heart

Guarding, Guiding, and Giving Your Heart

Jubilee! Final Sermon by Evangelist Tim Green

Evangelist Tim Green closes out our Jubilee week at Old Paths Baptist Church in Dubuque, IA with a challenge to "Just Keep Rowing" from Mark 6.  The message begins just past the 40 minute mark. Click here to watch and listen to the message.    

Jubilee! Friday Evening with Evangelist Tim Green and Pastor Courtney Lewis

Evangelist Tim Green reminds us that "We Are His, So What Else Really Matters?" from Matthew 19:27-20:16. Pastor Courtney Lewis preaches "Not Forsaken" from Psalms 27:10.

Jubilee! Thursday Evening with Pastor Hall and Pastor Lewis

Pastor Mick Hall preaches a challenge from the Potter's house in Jeremiah chapter 18. Pastor Courtney Lewis preaches "The God of Battles" and shares the remarkable story of God's victory in Chicago

Jubilee! Wednesday Evening with Pastor Lewis and Evangelist Tim Booth

Pastor Courtney Lewis challenges us to ask ourselves, "Has Your Fire Gone Out?"

Jubilee! Pastor Dan Woodward and Evangelist Tim Booth

On Tuesday July 13th, Evangelist Tim Booth teaches "How to Get Where You're Going" out of Philippians 3. Pastor Dan Woodward concludes his message on "The Stewardship of Life's Burdens." Watch the video that includes both sermons (the message begins just after the 31 minute mark) by clicking here

Jubilee! Old Paths Baptist Church Monday Evening Sermon

On July 11, 2021, Old Paths Baptist Church in Dubuque, IA began its annual Jubilee celebration. This years meeting began with Evangelist and Brother in Christ, Tim Booth.  Watch the video from his Monday evening sermon as he preaches on "The Greatest Problem You'll Ever Deal With in Your Christian Life" - a message on how to tell if...

Overcoming Evil

Pastor Edward Mast teaches his lesson "Overcoming Evil" derived from Romans 12:17-19

Is Soul Winning the Greatest Christian Attribute?

Is Soul Winning the Greatest Christian Attribute

Hang Your Harps, Sink Your Ships, or Light Your Lanterns

Assistant Pastor Victor Mowery preaches his message titled "Hang Your Harps, Sink Your Ships, or Light Your Lanterns"

Making a Difference

Making a Difference

I am Not Ashamed

I am Not Ashamed

The Mark of the Beast

The Mark of the Beast

OPBC Family Conference and Revival 2021

Old Paths Baptist Church (OPBC) in Dubuque, IA welcomed Pastor Darren Tharp and his wife to lead its 2021 Family Conference and Revival

Todd Oprzedek Brings a Message about Preparedness

Todd Oprzedek, Director of Kyte River Baptist Camp finishes the Old Paths Baptist Church "Winter Warm-Up" guest preaching series by bringing a message about preparedness and sharing the good news

The Value of Godly Sorrow

Pastor Tom Gibson delivers his sermon titled "The Value of Godly Sorrow"

Winter Warm Up series featuring guest preacher Pastor Mike Weiss

watch his important message about why we need to be with one another in person

Why it is okay for the World to See Us as Fools

guest preacher Pastor Tom Brennan brings an important message about what it means to be foolish or a fool

Garbage In = Garbage Out

For most Christians reading this, everything I just stated should be common sense. But is it common practice?

One Nation United Under God

Reserve your faith for God and not our fallen leaders or political beliefs.

On This Day

Make America Godly Again
When we put it all into perspective, we can easily recognize we are all blessed in more ways that we can count

Two Simple Rules to Follow in 2021

Top 10
That fact alone should cut through the chaos that we face on a daily basis

Man Cannot Take Away What God Has Given

...take solace in knowing that God is in control and put your faith in Him who is the creator and has all power

Are we interested in Clarity or Chaos?

Since the creation of the news business, the adage "If it bleeds it leads", has been at the center of the ethos in "news" reporting.  If you can't make money at it, you can't call it a business, and every business is interested in making as much money as possible. So what sells the most? Chaos. Without a free and fair...

Why #GODmatters in a Secular World

#BLM Dallas May 30 2020
Today, the mere mention of God is tragically considered to be a trigger for a seemingly growing segment of our increasingly secular society.  To them and those who do not have faith in Him, God is sexist, homophobic, xenophobic and any "ism" or phobia with a negative conotation.  If you have that opinion and believe in the current "cancel...

Family and Faith inspires New Music Project As Strange As Angels: Part 2 of 3

In Part 2 of 3 interview segments with Norman Matthew, creator of As Strange As Angels and owner of The Sound Foundation - Dallas, Norman delves further into what role his faith has within his music and his approach to share without shoving it down peoples throats... to be an example.  

Fatherhood and Faith Inspires As Strange As Angels: Part 1 of 3

Norman Matthew had spent a couple decades touring the country being the lead vocalist of the underground band Murder FM, but then an incredible blessing closed that chapter of his life.  That carreer changing/life altering event was the birth of his son Dexter and not too longer afterwards, becoming a single dad. Suddenly life had a much deeper meaning and...

Survival Story: Martin Fargen and The Baatan Death March

Survivor Story
The story of Martin Fargen's survival of the Baatan Death March and his release as a P.O.W. two weeks after WWII had ended, is a celebration of triumph over tragedy. Further happiness can be found in a legacy that lives on today, because he survived one of histories best known war atrocities, he went on to raise...