Author Archive: Pastor Mark

Trouble Sleeping?

For many people the issues and worries of the day come piling on when their heads hit the pillow at night. If you are worried, anxious, or afraid of some of the things in your life, these passages of Scripture will encourage you, help you refocus your thoughts and direct you to bring them to […]

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FBC Update March 2024

March 1, 2024 “According to His great mercy, He has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” 1 Peter 1:3b ESV Praises: Four new member applications Several people interested in baptism Encouraging leadership meeting at Bethany Camp Great start in weekly giving Prayer: Easter […]

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FBC Update February 2024

February 1, 2023 Dear FBC Friend, In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and send his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. 1 John 4:10 ESV Praises: Four people baptized last month Several new candidates interested in church membership Great participation at our Annual meeting with […]

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January 3, 2023 Dear FBC Friend,  “So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.””  John 8:31-21 ESV Praises: Voted Prisca Regis-Andrew into our church membership in December Two young men […]

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FBC Update – Decmember 2023

December 1, 2023 Dear FBC Friend, “For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11 Praises: Great fellowship & thanksgiving focus at our Pie & Praise nights We exceeded our Operation Christmas Child Goal shipping out over 220 shoeboxes to send the Gospel & […]

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FBC November Update

November 1, 2023 Dear FBC Friend, “I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to […]

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Struggling through Singleness

Struggling through Singleness by JAYNE V. CLARK How many times had I struggled with being single? More times than I cared to count. When I was in my thirties, I remember having a particularly hard time with it. I was lonely and wondering what was wrong with me. I wasn’t even dating, let alone married. […]

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Why Church Membership Matters

We had a solid sermon series a year ago about the importance of being part of a local church. It was called Rediscover Church and it encouraged people to come back to church especially after the Covid shut downs and limitations we experienced. You can click on the link to check them out. The next […]

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5 Benefits of Learning Biblical Counseling

With our upcoming Counseling & Discipleship mini-conference (Oct 3-5), I thought this article was worth sharing. Even if you can’t make all three evenings, come out for at least one. You will be glad you did because you will be encouraged from God’s Word personally. The training in counseling is all about discipleship and helping […]

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The foolishness of God…

The foolishness of God is wider than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.   1 Corinthians 1:25 More than nineteen hundred years ago, there was a Man born contrary to the laws of life. This Man lived in poverty and was reared in obscurity. He did not travel extensively. Only once did […]

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