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

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Apr. 26, 2015: “A Shepherd in the Valley of Deep Darkness”

Psalm 23 This Psalm, which has been associated with Israel’s king David, gives us some imagery to understand our relationship with God.  The author describes God as a shepherd who concerns himself with all of the bodily needs of his flock.  From food to shelter to protection from physical harm, the shepherd is attentive.  Is […]

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Apr. 19, 2015: “What We Will Be Has Not Yet Been Revealed”

1John 3:1-3 Have you thought about what your existence will be like in the future? Will we be spirits? Angels? The writer of the letter of 1 John does not give us a detailed answer, but says that we will be like God.  This week we will explore what that phrase means and how we […]

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Apr. 12, 2015: “Thomas’ Moment of Truth”

John 20:26-31 Do you ever have doubts about your faith?  True faith doesn’t exist without an element of doubt.  Jesus’ follower Thomas heard that Jesus had risen from the dead.  But he couldn’t see any way that could be true, even though he himself had seen Jesus raise someone else from the dead.  Doubt is […]

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Easter Sunday: “You Will See Him”

Mark 16:1-8 Do you still see Jesus?  Easter is the day we celebrate the fact that we still see Jesus at work in the world.  His followers were doubtful that they would ever see him again after his death.  But when they came to give him an honorable burial, they found he was not there.  […]