Author Archive: Pastor Mark

10 QUESTIONS FOR A SPIRITUAL CHECKUP

This spiritual checkup list by Chuck Lawless, was originally posted on Thom Rainer’s website, and I wanted to share it with you because it ties in to my New Year’s Checkup sermon. There is a followup set of questions also posted, titled 12 Questions for a Spiritual Checkup. – Pastor Mark Rather than worry about […]

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12 QUESTIONS FOR A SPIRITUAL CHECKUP

The twelve questions below, written by Chuck Lawless, originally came from a post on Thom Rainer’s website. It is a followup to 10 Questions for a Spiritual Checkup, with more in-depth questions. These questions tied-in nicely with my New Year’s Checkup sermon, so I wanted to post this for you. – Pastor Mark At this […]

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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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