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


May 3, 2015: “What Global Ministry Means”

Acts 8:26-40 What did Jesus mean when he said to go into all the world and teach people?  Jesus’ follower Phillip confronted that question when he ran into an immigrant who was trying to understand Jesus’ message.  This event reminded Phillip that Jesus’ movement wasn’t about him and his friends.  It was about going out […]


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 […]


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 […]