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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Feb. 22, 2015: “You Are My Child, The Beloved”

Mark 1:4-11 Do you ever forget that you are God’s child? Today’s service will remind us that in baptism God affirms us as His own children.  Many things happen in our lives which cause us to forget or question the special relationship we have with God.  This passage reminds us that God has claimed us […]

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Feb. 15, 2015: “Seven Times in the Jordan”

2 Kings 5:1-17 The practical side of each of us tends to think we know what needs to be done in order for God to work in the world.  But do we?  In the story of Namaan we find a powerful, successful man who thinks he knows better than anyone else how God could heal […]

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Feb. 1, 2015: “How Big is One?” – Rev. Jim Middleton

John 6:1-14 How often today we hear people saying things like: “What can I do? What difference can I make? I’m just a little fish in a big pond.  I’m just a drop in the bucket.”  This feeling of individual futility is one of the big problems to be faced today.  History is replete with […]

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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 […]