Healthy Marriage Report Card

Healthy Marriage Report Card

Marriage isn’t easy – even for those who are “doing it right.” As the author of marriage, God intended for our companionship, flourishing, and homes to bring Him glory. But how do we know if our marriage is glorifying to God? How can we know if, as a couple, we are...
Staycation Reflections

Staycation Reflections

My family and I recently returned from our vacation – or, more precisely, our “staycation.” With six kids, it’s difficult enough going to the grocery store – let alone somewhere like the beach or Disney. But that’s perfectly fine by us. We would have it no other way....
A Basic Primer on Neighbor-Love

A Basic Primer on Neighbor-Love

This morning, we are beginning a new sermon series entitled: “God’s Heart for Our Neighbors.” As a church, we’ve just spent four weeks focusing on national outreach to America and Canada (through the SBC’s Annie Armstrong.) Now, in the coming four weeks, we’re going...
Moore, Money, More Problems

Moore, Money, More Problems

We Southern Baptists are at it again. Disagreements. Family squabbles. And good old fashioned politics. Imagine that. (And in other news, the sun came up!) So, what’s the issue this time? The authority of Scripture? The divinity of Christ? The Trinity? No – it’s the...
An Election Week Prayer

An Election Week Prayer

Heavenly Father, You have commanded us in 1 Timothy 2, to pray “for kings and all who are in authority,” and so we do just that. We pray for our nation’s election and for our soon-to-be President-elect. Baptize each one with your grace. We confess, O God, Your...
Vision Plan Approved: Now What?

Vision Plan Approved: Now What?

This last Wednesday night was a historic moment for our congregation, as we approved the FBC Vision Plan presented by our elders. This plan will now bring about some immediate transitions to help generate growth and stability in our Sunday School. The plan also sets...