Church Blog

Over the last several months, our church has ordained Lauren Neal, Vicki Violette, and Kris Hicks to the gospel ministry. This is a weighty responsibility and privilege to recognize God's calling upon their lives. Deacons are also ordained for their ministry...

"Let it SNOW, Let it SNOW, let it SNOW! The weather outside for a few weeks last month was frightful; maybe it was a consolation prize for not getting that white Christmas we usually sing about in December. Here's a...

Happy New Year!The word “January” comes from Roman mythology. The god “Janus” had two faces--one face looked ahead, and the other face looked back. For this reason, January is called a “two-faced month.” It’s a time for transitions and new...

In the C.S. Lewis classic, "The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe" readers are taken to the magical land of Narnia. When Narnia is living under the authority of the witch "it is always winter, but never Christmas." There are...

"It is often the stranger in the church who sings heartily the hymns we have long left to the choir, who expresses gratitude for blessings we had not noticed, who listens attentively to the sermon we think we have already...

Christmas is quickly approaching, and we once again have the opportunity, perhaps even responsibility, to be a part of Kingdom work broader than our small corner of the world. We often get so busy with the work in front of...

This month, our church celebrates its 183rd birthday! In "One Hundred Years--A Story of First Baptist Church Clinton, Tennessee" Mary Weaver puts it this way: "Realizing the need for a Baptist church in the new town of Clinton, a group...

Henry David Thoreau once wrote, "I make myself rich by making my wants few." These words written so long ago remain an apt description of how to find happiness and contentment these days. November brings with it thoughts of family,...

What goes up, must come down!This is the law of gravity, of course, but it's also an apt description of what an elevator is supposed to do. In the August business meeting, our church approved a recommendation from the Trustees...

"The Paradoxical Commandments"By Dr. Kent KeithPeople are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true...