A PEOPLE OF RESTORATION

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A PEOPLE OF RESTORATION

This Sunday, we will conclude our series on being a people of light in a world of darkness by studying what it means to be a people of restoration in a world of destruction. It should come as no surprise that we will spend some time looking at forgiveness, which is something that all of […]

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FALL AT FBCTLH

FALL AT FBCTLH

With the official beginning of fall just days away, I wanted to make sure you’re aware of some of the special events that we have coming up. Please keep in mind that this is just a sampling, and you can check our website for additional opportunities to connect and serve and for more information about each of […]

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OFFERING HOPE

OFFERING HOPE

Being in the midst of a sermon series titled “a people of light in a world of darkness” took on added meaning for our church over the past week as Hurricane Hermine left most of our community without electricity for several days. In our own home, I was reminded of the power to illuminate that […]

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YOUR CALLING

YOUR CALLING

As we approach Labor Day, I want to invite you to reflect for a moment about work — your work. Whether you’re a student, a state employee, or a stay-at-home mom, we all do something. We all have work to do. In recent years, the term vocation has come to describe whatever work in which […]

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PASTOR SEARCH COMMITTEE UPDATE, AUGUST 2016

Dear Church Family, A few weeks ago my daughter asked me a question which perhaps has been on the minds of many. Dad, how long is this pastor search going to take to get our Senior Pastor? The question confirmed what I have always known, she has my impatience gene! Knowing that, I gave her […]

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A PEOPLE OF LIGHT

A PEOPLE OF LIGHT

Who is the light of the world? The Bible actually gives us two answers to that question. The first answer — and probably your first response — is that Jesus is the light of the world (John 8:12; 9:5). But in addition to declaring Himself to be the light of the world, Jesus also identified […]

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ALWAYS ON MISSION

As the summer break draws to a close, we begin to look ahead to the rhythms of the fall and the return of a more predictable routine. Before we do, though, I want to challenge us to consider carrying with us what we learned from some of the milestone events that marked our summer as […]

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MUSIC AND LEADERSHIP CAMPS IN HAITI

Dear First Baptist Family, I want to share with you the annual report from Limbe, Haiti (the village where the Christian University of Northern Haiti is located). Our church has been supporting their summer music and leadership camps for several years. I first went as a volunteer music teacher in 1998 and was so amazed […]

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SABAL PALM PARTNERSHIP

Seeing God at work is AWESOME. Being a part of God at work is EXCITING! When FBCTLH and Sabal Palm Elementary School began our partnership in August of 2013 it was evident to those on the committee that God was at work in some unique and thrilling ways. As the partnership continued, God worked through […]

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OUR ULTIMATE HOPE

Unless you’ve managed to disconnect from all forms of media, you may have noticed that the election season is beginning to heat up. The Republican National Convention took place this past week, and the Democratic National Convention will take place this coming week. For some of you, the temptation will be to withdraw, avoid all […]

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