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

December, 31, 2017: “Surprised by Joy”

John 15:  1-11; Philippians  4: 1-7 C.S. Lewis wrote his autobiography which he called, “Surprised By Joy.” If you or I ever write the story of our lives I hope we might use the same title. Think of this:  Jesus said he came to earth that his joy might be in us and that our […]

December 24, 2017: “Christmas Helps Me Smile”

Luke 2: 1-20; Hebrews 2: 1-9  There is a song in the Broadway musical Mame which contains the words, “We need a little Christmas right this very minute.” How true those words are. Probably some of you are pessimistic about our world, our church, our own lives. You may be feeling it takes more faith […]

December 17, 2017: “Christmas Gifts Galore!”

Isaiah 61:1-4 This sermon is not for you unless you are having trouble seeing the world clearly and you feel lost and confused. This sermon is not for you unless parts of your life have incapacitated you and kept you from living freely. This sermon is not for you unless you have deep loneliness in […]