The mission of First Baptist Church is to minister to our congregation, the community, and the world so all may experience the love and grace of God.

Recent Sermons


Oct. 12, 2014: “The Mind of Christ and Your Co-Workers”

Phil. 4:1-9 Did you ever wonder how to react at work when a situation with your co-workers makes it challenging for you to behave in a Christian way?  In this week’s passage Paul addresses a situation where two of his co-workers in the church can’t get along.  He gives us very practical advice on how […]


Oct. 5, 2014: “Commandments to Love”

Exodus 20:1-17 We are all required to follow a seemingly endless number of laws and rules and commandments in life.  What is the point? This well-known passage presents ten of the over six hundred commandments God gives to Moses.  The point of these commandments is not to control human behavior, but to teach us how to […]

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Sept. 28, 2014 – Youth Sunday: “Have the Mind of Christ”

Phil. 2:1-13 Our youth once again led us in worship.  They assisted with the sermon, which is a challenge to people in the church to focus on having Jesus’ mindset.  What is Jesus’ mindset? Paul tells us not to look to our own interests, but the interests of others.  Jesus did just that when he […]


Sept. 21, 2014: “Give Us Our Daily Bread”

Exodus 16:2-15 One of the Bible’s recurring themes is to trust in God to provide what we need to live and not be anxious.  Another is to set aside time every week to rest and worship God.  God’s gift of manna to the people of Israel reminds us that we still need to approach our […]


Sept. 14, 2014: “Seventy-Seven Times”

Matthew 18:21-35 Have you ever known someone who frequently wronged you?  We all know the saying, “Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice shame on me.”  But how many times should we be willing to forgive someone?  Jesus says the number is seventy-seven times in this week’s passage.  The number is symbolic of […]