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

Asleep at the Wheel

Nov. 16, 2014: “Don’t Fall Asleep at the Wheel”

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Are you on auto-pilot spiritually? In this week’s passage Paul reminds his readers to always be prepared for what God may do next.  He says God will move like a thief in the night.  God will not leave us behind, but we should keep our hands on the wheel, from a spiritual […]

waters

Nov. 9, 2014: “Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters”

Amos 5:18-24 Is this world so far gone that only God can fix it by clearing out the bad and leaving the good?  Or does God want people of faith to work towards making our society the kind of society we would like it to be?  This week’s passage from the prophet Amos challenges us […]

found faithful

Oct. 26, 2014: “Found Faithful in Little”

John 6:1-14 Does the little good I do in the world make any difference?  Few of us feel we can contribute enough to make the world better.  Sometimes we wonder if what we do helps at all.  This week we’ll take another look at the story of a boy who was faithful with a small […]

citizen

Oct. 19, 2014: “How To Be a Faithful Citizen in 2014″

Matthew 22:15-22 Most of us have heard Jesus’ saying “Render unto Caesar…” But what kind of citizens should Christians be? How is it possible to participate in society and be set apart from it as people called by God? What does Jesus teach about our attitude toward civil government? Jesus’ teaching on paying taxes gives […]

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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 […]