Author Archive: Pastor Mark

COVID Restrictions Lifted in New York

Great news from the NY Health Department website on June 15, 2021. “COVID-19 restrictions are now lifted, as 70% of adults have received their first dose of the vaccine. New York State’s health guidance and industry specific guidelines are now optional across commercial and social settings.” We will no longer need to wear masks or social […]

Continue Reading

Book Recommendation – Summer Reading

If you are looking for a great book to start off your summer reading, here is my (Pastor Mark) recommendation: Jesus the King: Understanding the life and death of the Son of God by Tim Keller. This will nicely compliment our new The Cross & The Crown sermon series at FBC. I also recommend you […]

Continue Reading

June 2021 Update

What’s happening this month at First Baptist in Dunkirk? How will you worship, grow and share? It’s June and western NY is staring to warm up again. Lake Erie and our local lakes are inviting us to jump in. The school year at CCA is wrapping up and we are all looking forward to a […]

Continue Reading

COVID Update May 19, 2021

Dear Church Family and Friends, Praise God that our nation and our state are starting to see positive changes in the pandemic and are lifting more of the restrictions. We will obey the state requirements and honor those in authority over us while we show grace to those who are fearful or at greater risk. […]

Continue Reading

Meet our newest deacon, Dan Jones

Dan Jones was elected to serve a three year term as deacon at First Baptist Church at our Annual Ministry & Business Meeting in January. Dan and his wife Holly, have been attending for several years and joined our membership in 2019. You have probably seen Dan in the back of the auditorium involved with […]

Continue Reading

Five Myths About Marriage

Pastor, author, speaker, Paul Tripp shares five common but dangerous myths about marriage. How does your faith and a biblical view impact this important (human) relationship? Everyone’s marriage becomes something they didn’t intend it to be. You are required to deal with things you didn’t plan to face. In every marriage sin complicates what would […]

Continue Reading

Sharing the G.O.S.P.E.L.

I really like this Gospel presentation from Dare2Share ministries because it tells the entire redemption story of the Bible in an easy to remember way. Visit Life in Six Words or Dare2Share for more resources and videos. GOD created us to be with Him. (Genesis 1-2) In these two chapters God creates all of the […]

Continue Reading

Good News Bad News of the Gospel

May I ask you a question? Has anyone ever taken a Bible and shown you how you can know for sure that you’re going to heaven? Bad news statement #1: We are all sinners Verse: “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” Romans 3:23 Illustration: “Sinned” means we have missed […]

Continue Reading