Church Blog

Marv Knox was an editor for a Baptist paper for years, and recently he penned an article that appeared in The Dallas Morning News entitled, “Yes, You Can Be a Person of Faith and Vote that Way” He mentioned that...

Fall break is October 12-16th! For this reason there will be no mid-week activities for children, youth, and adult Bible study. Our church staff is hoping that all our parents, children, teachers, and school administrators enjoy a well deserved time...

One of the overlooked impacts of the COVID-19 virus is how it creates isolation. I've spoken to numerous people both inside our church as well as outside, and the consensus is how difficult this pandemic is on our emotional and...

The leadership for Clinton Upward (a ministry association of First and Second Baptist Churches in Clinton, Tennessee) has decided to cancel this year’s season. The primary mission of Clinton Upward is to provide a safe and affirming atmosphere for basketball...

A little over ten years ago, as I was getting settled into a new pastorate in Springfield, MO, our church hosted an acting troupe called “Skinny Improv.” It was (and is) a popular local entertainment group who specializes in improvisational...

“If you don’t take a Sabbath, something’s wrong. You’re doing too much, you’re being too much in charge. You’ve got to quit, one day a week, and watch what God is doing when you’re not doing anything.”These words by Eugene...

“If you don’t take a Sabbath, something’s wrong. You’re doing too much, you’re being too much in charge. You’ve got to quit, one day a week, and watch what God is doing when you’re not doing anything.”These words by Eugene...

Henry David Thoreau once wrote: “I make myself rich by making my wants few.”These words written so long ago are an apt description of how to find happiness and contentment these days. We continue to navigate these COVID-19 days with...