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I read an article recently about the former CEO of Waffle House, Bert Thorton. He grew the restaurant to almost 2,000 locations at the time of his retirement. His desire was that the people who enter a Waffle House would...

The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forth coming. Exhausted, he eventually managed...

We are approaching Holy Week and with that occasion comes singing familiar songs about the crucifixion and suffering of our Lord Jesus Christ. One song aptly named "Were You There?" is known as an African-American spiritual which can be traced...

Did you know that our church supports missionaries that serve the people of Ukraine through our giving to both the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Southern Baptist Convention? We are associated with missionaries in Kyiv, surrounding areas of Ukraine, and neighboring countries...

We've had good participation and discussion during our Four Fragile Freedoms study on Wednesday nights. One of the chapters relates to "Church Freedom" which means Baptist churches get to select and ordain their own clergy, make their own decisions, and...

"What makes a Baptist a Baptist?"That's a central question covered in Walter Shurden's classic text "Four Fragile Freedoms." It's a work that has been around for decades and has been used repeatedly as a primer for reviewing historic Baptist distinctives.There's...

     January is called a “two faced” month. It’s named after the Roman god Janus who had two faces—one looking backward and one looking forward. It’s time to think about what was and also what is yet to be.  ...

For our First Baptist Church family of faith, Jason Taylor is a fixture and an important part of many significant moments in the life of our church. He's served as Minister of Students for the past seven years. He's been...

Happy New Year!! We hope each of you have had a special Christmas and New Year celebration with your family and friends and are looking forward to the excitement, opportunities, and blessings of 2022. As we look into the month...

    In his article, “The Death of Gratitude in the American Classroom” Jeremy Adams writes:     “Encouraging people to be gracious, and to recognize what others have provided them through no merit of their own, is not about ‘guilt-tripping’...