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

Sept. 7, 2014: “Put on the Armor of Light”

Romans 13:8-14 Our faith teaches us that every action we take should be loving toward others and toward God.  Few people question whether or not that is the right way to live.  But is that the normal way people act toward one another?  Paul tells his readers that loving one another means a new way […]

August 31, 2014: “Taking Up The Cross in the 21st Century”

Matthew 16:21-28 Whether it be a new career or hobby, taking up any kind of new interest requires an investment.  Some kind of sacrifice has to be made to make room in your life for something new.  Jesus teaches that we must also make sacrifices as his followers.  He uses the image of a cross, […]

August 24, 2014: “Do We Have the Keys to the Kingdom?”

Matthew 16:13-20 We live in a time when the experience each individual has with God seems more important than what the church says about God.  But Jesus tells his followers, “Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven.” Does the church have any of God’s authority anymore, and does it have any right […]