Prior to the Service Hymnals and Bibles will be removed from the pews. Offering plates will be placed at the back of each aisle so the offering could be dropped off upon entry. Every other pew will be roped off to allow social distancing but not within the pews as the church family is made … [Read more…]
Can a person who was a notorious prostitute possibly land themselves into the royal family? Buckingham Palace may have a thing or two to say about that but what about God’s opinion? Let’s find out this week as Pastor Brian introduces us to another unlikely lady in Jesus’ family line. Join us at 10:30 am, … [Read more…]
Pastor Brian always starts the Advent season one week early, and this year is no exception. He covers a series on the unlikely ladies of Jesus’ family line, and this week starts off with a doozy. Not much is known about Tamar, but what we do know may leave some of us scratching our heads … [Read more…]
First Baptist Church celebrates its 157th anniversary this Sunday with Rev. Jamie Tiffin from Chatham coming as guest speaker. In the online service Pastor Brian will take us through a number of key Scriptures that will help calibrate our hearts in preparation for the upcoming busy holiday season. Join us for one or both services!
Our online service will feature the last of the 10 commandments, “Do not covet.” This is a directive about being content with what we have, even if our neighbour has something better. In the 10:30 am live service we will also cover “Do not bear false witness”, as well as observing a special time of … [Read more…]
We have likely all done this, and often times even excused it if it was minor. I’m talking about lying. We soften the blow sometimes by using phrases like “stretching the truth” or “little white lie” but to God it’s all the same thing. Why is “bearing false witness” one of the ten commandments, anyway? … [Read more…]
We often think the commandment, “Thou shalt not steal” is limited to the crime of theft. However, we may be “stealing” in many different ways and not even be aware that we are doing it. Does not stealing point to a heart that doesn’t trust God for their needs? Let’s investigate further at our service … [Read more…]
Pastor Brian will be participating in a special pulpit exchange this Sunday with Rev. Della Bost, pastor of First Baptist Church in Windsor, Ontario.. This exchange is part of the ongoing work of the Lord towards racial reconciliation between black and white churches in our area. God is on the move, and Pastor Bost’s message … [Read more…]
Lust and anger are BIG issues that plague many Christians, and if not dealt with properly can lead to very serious consequences. The ten commandments address murder and adultery, but Jesus gets to the root of the matter. Let’s find out more this Sunday at 10:30 am or online.
The fifth of the ten commandments says, Honour your father and your mother…” This does not just apply to school-age children living at home. There is a principle here and much to glean from this instruction. On this Thanksgiving weekend, let’s take time to investigate further the concept of honour, especially towards parents, and see … [Read more…]
We live in a world where everything is available 24/7, or so it seems. We do banking online at any hour, order stuff online anytime, and just never take a day off. Productivity for businesses and industry means going 24/7, because anything less opens the door for the competition to get a leg up. So, … [Read more…]