Our Pastor's Monthly Letter

Each month, our pastor, Jon, writes a short article for the cover of our newsletter called, The Messenger. This archive is a collection of those articles.

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The Lord is good and faithful to take care of His children. Do you trust God on this? If so, I have another question for you Why do 9 out of 10 churches find their church in decline with 900 churches closing their doors each year? The answer to this question ...

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We are all in transition. The fall is moving in by way of calendar, by weather, and by activities to name just a few ways we can see the season in transition. Each of us transition as individuals from moment to moment, day by day, throughout all our life. Gods hope for each of us is that ...

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Grace and peace to you from God the Father and Lord Jesus Christ this September! I love the greeting Paul chose to begin each of his letters to other Christians. This greeting is really quite powerful! Why do I like this greeting, you ask? Paul was able to set the stage for the whole letter by saying ...

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I would like to fill you in on the results of our survey and the decisions that have been made regarding our building. Some of the things we heard you say on your surveys were: ...

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We all know relationships matter. The question is how we can improve our relationships. Here at First Baptist, we continue to focus our effort and attention toward creating environments for people to relate to one another. We value relationships over programs ...

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The Word of the Lord is strong. His Word is trustworthy. You just have to trust and believe. God will provide. God will prevail. These are statements of faith that we say when others are in need of help. Sometimes we are in situations where we are waiting to see a way out...

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Essential Steps of Faith from the Reformationto Todayto the Future Generations This year is the 500th year of the Reformation of the protestant church led by godly men fighting for the people of God to embrace all we can experience as followers of Jesus Christ.

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Faith Family, let me begin by telling you how much I missed being with you Sunday. The flu is not something I want to see ever again. I will sure pray harder now for those who have it! I want to thank David Thurman for standing in the gap for me while I was down. I have already heard ...

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The Lord is clear. Our Father values community. He establishes this by allowing us to be called children of God. He creates this community by clarifying we are co-heirs with Christ. God constantly builds a case for brothers and sisters in the Lord to invest in one another, worship with one another, and serve God with one another.

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A Fresh Start We are all looking for fresh starts when it comes to a new year. Whether we are looking for an overhaul in our life or simply tweaking one or two facets of our life, the process is still the same. Set a goal. Devise small, attainable milemarkers or goals based upon ...

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When a car gets a flat tire, what are your options? 1.) You can switch the old tire out for your spare until you fix the flat. 2.) You can abandon the car on the side of the road and cut losses. 3.) You can simply drive on the rim with the flat tire. Most of us would say the logical answer is to switch to the spare and fix the tire.

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Change is happening all around us. We see change in our world.in our culturein our communityin our familiesin each of our lives. We change from a baby into child; child into adult. Change is a part ...

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Verse of the Day (NIV)
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The Record Speaks
November 12, 2017
Bible Study (Sunday School) 435
First Worship (8am)221
Second Worship (9:30am)142
Third Worship (10:45am)201
Total564
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FBC Weekly Schedule
Sunday
8:00 am • Contemporary Worship Service
• Children's Church
9:30 am • Contemporary Worship Service
• Children's Church
• Bible Study
(Sunday School)
10:45 am • Traditional Worship Service
• Children's Church
5:00 pm • Youth Small Groups
Wednesday
5:30 pm • Choir Practice
• Youth Activities
6:30 pm • Mid-Week Motivation
• Children's Activities
7:30 pm • Praise Team Practice
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