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Ministry Fair — “Wait! What?”

By Tony Tench Years ago when Janet and I were in college, we were worshiping at Central Baptist Church in Johnson City, Tennessee.  We were thankful for the congregation and our Sunday School class and we were interested to serve in some way.  This was the first time either of us had been active in […]

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Teamwork Always Makes the Difference

Mutu umodzi susenza denga! “One head can’t carry the roof.” That’s the east African way of saying, “There’s no ‘i’ in ‘team.’”   The truth is teamwork always makes a difference.  We need each other. And, when we work and play together, the fellowship that results is always a winner. Last week saw the season finale […]

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Praying for Our Church — Puting Feet to Our Prayers

There is a Monday Night Bible Study group that has been meeting faithfully together since we dug-in to the 40 Days of Purpose study in the Spring of 2004. This group has encouraged each other in their faith journeys and they have learned much from the Holy Spirit at work in their times together. Recently, the […]

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“Ben did good, absolutely”

By Tony Tench with the help of Nell Canipe Ben Ledford has been a part of our church family since his birth in December of 1988. Ben’s mother, Jeri, has been faithfully serving the Lord from our organ console for more than 35 years.  Ben’s father, Reggie, is a foundational member of our ministry team […]

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Prayers for Staffing Our Future Ministry

By Tony Tench April 2018 First, please plan to come for a Town Hall Conversation to address your questions on Sunday, April 22 at 6:00 PM in the Gym. Now, let me say, thank you, FBC Church Family, for your prayers as you have heard me describe a proposal for our ministerial staffing.  This proposal […]

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A Good Friday Reflection — Stations of the Cross

During Holy Week this year, our church family joined together for an Inter-generational Holy Week Prayer Experience during which we painted our interpretations of the Scripture passages below.  The crosses were built by our youth and used wood stripped from the demolition from our Sanctuary and Youth Center construction projects. First Station: Jesus in the […]

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