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Christ is Risen

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

You can believe or follow anyone.  It makes sense to me to believe and follow the man who died and came back from the dead.  No one ever spoke love like him, lived service like him, died voluntarily like him, or arose victoriously from the dead like him. We are celebrating Easter this Sunday.  We [...]

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Songs of Suffering

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

The subject of suffering came up during Men’s Group recently.  We need to understand the subject and how it fits into our belief system. My own theology of suffering grew out of my heavy exposure to southern gospel music.  Some of the songs that came to mind seemed to be worthy of a sermon, and [...]

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Happy New Year

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Happy new year is the traditional seasons greeting.  Let’s move beyond the traditional greeting and let me really encourage you.  Have a holy new year.  Have a peaceful new year.  Have a godly new year.  Seek to become better acquainted with the God who loves you this year. The best way I know to do [...]

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Christmas 2013

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Christmas is coming! Join us for NOEL: A Christmas Program on Sunday December 15th at 10:30am. The candlelight Christmas Eve Service will begin at 5:30 on (you guessed it) December 24. Our Sunday worship includes Christmas carols this time of year, and if you need an infusion of CHRISTmas spirit, come sing and worship with [...]

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24 HOURS OF PRAYER

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

We will host twenty four hours of continuous prayer on September 20 and 21.  Prayer at the church begins at 6PM on Friday and concludes at 6PM on Saturday.  The church will be open, and someone should be present each hour.  People are signing up for blocks of time at the church.  Feel free to [...]

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Mission Sunday

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

There were over 100 campers at the camp in Douglas this year.  It was a challenging time for our young counselors.  We are all so glad we went.  We had Mission Sunday at First Baptist Church on August 18th.  Our worship service was filled with praise, testimony, and burdens for the children that were loved, [...]

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Mission Trip

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

A group is leaving today for our annual mission trip to Douglas, Massachusetts. Child Evangelism of Massachusetts hosts a camp for kids from the low income housing projects of Worcester.  Our volunteers and others will work as camp counselors,   kitchen staff, and construction crew.  The camp works with many children that have been blessed by [...]

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Revive Us

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Are we about to experience revival at First Baptist Church?  I hope and pray that we are.  Many have never experienced a church wide revival.  If God is sending a wave of his spirit, I do not want to miss it.  The church needs periods of awakening.  We can miss God’s best through lack of [...]

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