Holidays

Happy Fourth of July

What’s happening at First Baptist Church this month? Happy Fourth of July and thank God for the freedoms we can celebrate in this great nation. Yes, we have problems to fix, and yes, we need to be united again under God and indivisible; but we have liberty and freedom for all. Let’s do our part […]

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Was Jesus of Nazareth the Messiah?

Can we answer this question clearly and without a doubt? If you could know that answer, what would you do about it? Two Jewish rabbis set out to see if they could know anything specific about the promised Messiah of Israel. What are four Old Testament prophecies or facts they found that point to the […]

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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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Jesus’ Triumphal Entry – Two Kingdoms Collide

When Jesus entered Jerusalem it was a clash of kingdoms. Two worldviews and two opposing views of the Messiah’s arrival and proclamation as King were evident in the crowd that day. Jesus knew there was a great contrast between these two kingdoms: the earthly kingdom and the spiritual kingdom. Instead of riding to the king’s […]

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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 Joy

Joy is a lot like puppies. Fortunately, it’s not as hairy and doesn’t make a mess, but joy is boundless and uncontainable. Joy overflows, and when you’ve experienced joy, you want to share it with someone else—or as many people as you can. Joy is contagious! Joy bubbles over and touches everyone it comes in […]

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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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