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VBS at Home

We had a great week of VBS at Home during the week of June 14-18. However, if you missed it, you still have a chance to participate in the lessons and encourage the children in your life to engage in the study of God’s Word. Below you will find the memory verse for the week […]

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Loving Father

By Missy Smith I grew up with a great father. He was always in my corner to cheer me on and to tell me that he loved me. I can remember at a very young age feeling special to him as he would take time to play with my brother and me. He would often […]

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Continue in the Rhythm: Growing in this Life of Faith

By Dr. Sophia Steibel About two Sundays ago our lesson text, Acts 2:37-47, led us to consider how First Baptist Church Shelby could be a true community of God.  The reading underscored the celebration of Pentecost in which persons from all over received the gift of the Holy Spirit. Peter then preached an eye-opening sermon, a “cut […]

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Never Been a Mother

A Mother’s Day Reflection By Bailey Smith This is no surprise, but I’ve never been a mother.  Frankly, the thought of being a mother is one that would cause me to wake up sweaty and scared to death in the middle of the night!  However, I do feel like I’m somewhat knowledgeable about mothers.  I’ve […]

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National Day of Prayer 2020

A Dozen Ways to Pray for Our Nation, and beyond, on this National Day of Prayer 1.  Government Leaders – Federal, State, Cleveland County, City of Shelby. Pray for wisdom and integrity as they propose action and provide genuine “states-person-ship” that lifts us above the partisan divides and into the embrace of the diversity that […]

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FBC Kids Daily Devo — March 31

WAITING By: Missy Smith What if I told you today that you have to go to the grocery store with your parents and wait with them in the long boring line? Not fun, huh?  What if i said you could hang out with me today but you wouldhave to go with me and sit quietly […]

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FBC Kids Daily Devotion — March 30

PLANTING SEEDS AND BEARING FRUITBy: Missy Smith There are a lot of different ways to enjoy apples. For example, you might enjoy a cup of apple juice or apple cider. Some children like to take applesauce in their school lunches. Have you ever had some tasty apple butter on your toast in the morning? Apple […]

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FBC Kids Daily Devos — March 26

A NEW FAMILYShared with permission from Rebecca Lindhout https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9UK0mFl5SM&feature=youtu.be “The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba Father.”” Romans 8:15-16 When I was young, my family used to watch a show called “Lifestyles of the […]

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