Our world is obsessed with the outward appearance, influencing everything from job interviews to beauty pageants to who gets picked first for teams on the school playground. God goes much deeper than that. When Israel wanted a king to lead them they quickly chose Saul, a good-looking, rugged individual who was the handsome choice. But … [Read more…]
Saul was Israel’s first king, but things did turn out as hoped. He was a weak leader, one who thought more of himself and worried more about what others thought of him than choosing to obey God. In the end it cost him both the kingship and his life. What lessons can we learn from … [Read more…]
As we celebrate our nation’s 151st birthday this Sunday, it is always a good thing to thank God for the freedom we enjoy in Canada. We acknowledge the sacrifice and service of our veterans and our nation’s leaders, past and present. Most of all, however, we thank our Lord for giving us this country. All … [Read more…]
Pretty much everyone has a tipping point when it comes to flying off the handle. The key to avoiding a blow up when our buttons are pushed is to walk in the fruit of self-control. This is easier said than done, of course, but with God all things are possible. Pastor Brian will conclude his … [Read more…]
I am not quite sure if this is specifically a Fathers’ Day message, or not, but the subject of “gentleness” is one that we can all learn from, that’s for sure! Join us this Sunday at 10:45 am and let’s discover what the Bible has to say on this helpful subject. Bring a friend along!
The Bible is pretty clear about the notion of “being good” as it clearly states in Romans 3:12, “There is none who does good, not even one.” However, when one turns their life over to the Lord He gives us the fruit of goodness, and makes it possible for us to do good to others. … [Read more…]
One of the most attractive qualities that a person can possess is that of being kind. It is one of the fruit of the spirit and it should be very noticeable in anyone who calls themselves a follower of Christ. Join us this Sunday at 10:45 am as we explore this topic and find out … [Read more…]
The Free Market Day is coming to First Baptist Church on Saturday May 26, 2018 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. This is a giant yard sale where no money exchanges hands – simply an opportunity for our church family to bless our community. We hope to see you there!
I think if most people were brutally honest they would admit that they are not always patient with other people. Let’s face it, idiosyncrasies of others tend to get on our nerves. Road rage is becoming a greater peril due to our anger with people who drive too slow or too fast. However, the Holy … [Read more…]
With all the junk that is happening in the world around us, where can I possibly go to find joy? King David found out and it transformed his life, and also for all who followed his advice. Plan to join us this Mothers’ Day at 10:45 am and let’s tap into this great well called … [Read more…]