Author Archive: Pastor Mark

Family Advent Guide

Throughout the month of December, we will be celebrating Advent and lighting a new candle each Sunday at the beginning of our worship service. Help your family understand a little more about why we are doing this and what this all has to do with Christmas. Download your own Family Advent Guide courtesy of LifeWay […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! God bless you and your family as you celebrate this day of food, fellowship, and faith. Remind your children and others of God’s blessings in your life. If you are having a hard time counting the blessings, listen to Sunday’s message “Thanks Giving Even in Grief”. 

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Joy to the World – Advent Devotional

Advent is for adoring Jesus Christ. It is an annual season of patient waiting, hopeful expectation, soul-searching and calendar watching for many churches, individuals and families. There is no biblical mandate (instruction) in Scripture to observe Advent. It’s an optional thing – a tradition that developed over the course of church history as a time […]

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Reading the Bible

Why is it so important to read the Bible? God’s Word is all-sufficient and contains everything we need for life and godliness. “His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, by which he has […]

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FBC Hosting Food Pantry for September

First Baptist Church is helping out Partners in Kind by hosting their traveling Food Pantry for the month of September. Anyone in need can stop by for food or other items from the pantry which will be located outside near the garage. Our church family will stock and restock the pantry throughout the month with […]

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Why and How of Visitation

Why should you visit someone? “The Lord is gracious and full of compassion, slow to anger and great in mercy. The Lord is good to all, and His tender mercies are over all His works.” Psalm 145:8-9. “And Jesus, when He came out, saw a great multitude and was moved with compassion for them, because they […]

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Summer Fun Begins!

Are you looking for child care during the summer? Or maybe you just want to provide your kids with some extra fun!. Central Christian Academy (a ministry of First Baptist Church) offers a summer program to all CCA and FBC students ages 3 yrs to 10 yrs old. You may also share this program with […]

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X-Ray Questions

X-Ray Questions Why did I do that? Why do I react that way? Use those words and that tone of voice? Think those things? Feel this way? Make that poor choice in that situation? The following list of “X-ray questions” can help in discerning the patterns of a person’s motivation. They can help people identify […]

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