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How has God “Shaped” you?

Jesus made it clear that our purpose in life is to Love God and Love our Neighbors. We try to focus all that we do on Worship,  Grow, and Share to accomplish these purposes. “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. […]

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God With Us Is Jesus

Merry Christmas and Blessed Advent! We’ve been anticipating Christmas, the arrival of Jesus. And you with kids can certainly feel the anticipation at its peak! Now we prepare for Christmas Eve, on the verge of the celebration of the arrival of Jesus, our Savior, the light of the world, Emmanuel, God with Us. Join us tonight, […]

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God With Us Brings Peace

Let me encourage you in this final week of Advent to look for Jesus Christ, even when the winds blow and the storms swirl around you. In the midst of whatever life holds this week, remember that Jesus comes in power as the Prince of Peace, always with us, restoring us to God through wholeness […]

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God With Us Brings Love

Down through the ages people have been inspired and moved and confused and intrigued and motivated by love—and trying to understand it (mostly men, right?). The Hallmark movies tap into these romantic themes of love and Christmas. Have you ever thought about the story of Mary and Joseph as a love story? Sure, you know […]

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God With Us Brings Hope

Hope is the fuel of faith and dreams. And hope is what we celebrate on this first Sunday of Advent. There is hope for those who seek God. “Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near;” – Isaiah 55:6 Our hope for today and for the future is secure […]

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Preparing for Advent

Join us at FBC through the month of December as we celebrate the Advent (Coming) of Jesus Christ the Messiah. Each Sunday morning we will light another candle of the Advent wreath and hear the Word of God proclaiming the Good News for all people. Be sure you don’t miss these important reminders of the […]

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The Advent Wreath

The Symbolism of the Advent Wreath The Advent wreath is circular in shape. The circle is a symbol of eternity. It has no beginning or end, reminding us of God’s unending love for us. It is made of evergreens, which are a sign of life in an otherwise lifeless winter. They point to new life […]

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Thanksgiving Countdown for Families – or Anyone!

Family Faith Builder for Thanksgiving. Don’t wait until Thanksgiving day to talk about what you’re thankful for. Start now! You could do this one night a week at dinner time, or as a countdown each day to Thanksgiving, starting seven days before. Enjoy this Thanksgiving Countdown discussion guide with your family to help them focus […]

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Parents, you need this now.

“My bride and I are raising 4 children and we need help! It’s easy to find parenting tips on how to correct our children’s behavior, but Paul Tripp goes far beyond behavior; he takes us to the source of the problem – the heart. Parents, you need this now. You will surely be blessed.” Webb […]

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Parenting is one of your most important responsibilities.

“A subject needing careful study… a messenger committed to the truth… a careful application of God’s Word. See one of your most important human responsibilities become more of what God created it to be.” James MacDonald, Senior Pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel; author of Act Like Men and Vertical Church   REGISTER for our Parenting Encouragement […]

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