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


Jan. 25, 2015: “Your Enemies’ Best Interest”

Jonah 3:1-10 How do we handle the fact that we all live with people we dislike for any number of reasons?  Sometimes we take a perverse joy in seeing people suffer the consequences of their actions.  But is that joy consistent with who we are as Christians?  The story of Jonah confronts us with our […]


Jan. 18, 2015: “Glorify God with Your Body”

1 Corinthians 6:12-20 The way that we look at our bodies, as creations reflecting the God who created us, makes a great deal of difference in our spiritual lives.  Paul says that those of us who believe in Jesus are joined with him.  So wherever we take our bodies, whatever we do with them, in […]


Jan. 11: “Go and Search Diligently”

Matthew 2:1-12 Jesus tells us that if we seek we will find.  But how seriously are we seeking God?  What does that even mean?  In this week’s passage King Herod tells the Wise Men to search diligently for Jesus.  He was looking to remove all rivals, but they were looking for the truth about God […]

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Dec. 28, 2014: “Some Outside Validation”

Luke 2:22-40 Often times we wonder whether or not other people share our opinions about ourselves.  Are we as great as we’d like to think we are?  Are we as bad as we think we are some days?  What does God think of us?  Mary believed that Jesus was God’s Son, the Messiah.  But in […]