Author Archive: Pastor Mark

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Everlasting Love

He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with graciously give us all thing? Romans 8:32 ESV God’s grand redemption plan from the very beginning required self-sacrificing love to free us from sin. We celebrate God’s great love at Christmas because he love […]

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Prince of Peace

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 ESV Jesus Christ (Messiah), the Son of God, came to bring peace to the world He created. Only He could fulfil […]

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Everlasting Father

For to us a child is born to us a son is given; and the government shall be on his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 ESV Jesus, the Messiah (Christ in Greek), came as a human yet divine brother so that we […]

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Mighty God

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be on his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 ESV Jesus Christ, the Messiah, would be called “Mighty God” because he was fully God incarnate (in […]

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Wonderful Counselor

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be on his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 ESV Jesus Christ, the Messiah who fulfilled this prophecy, brought hope to all the world as evidenced […]

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