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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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He Intercedes for Us!

By Tony Tench In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.         Romans 8:26 As I looked up on the walls and ceiling of our Sanctuary to see all the places where […]

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My Holy Week Awakening

By Missy Smith FBC Minister of Children Last spring just prior to Holy Week we discovered that my dad had a 100 percent blockage in the main artery to his heart. He also had two other arteries that were over 80 percent blocked. The doctors quickly consulted while he was in recovery from his heart […]

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