A Thankful Season

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A Thankful Season

As we pause this weekend to thank God with friends and families, this past week is another reminder of how grateful I am to be your pastor. Thank you for loving Tallahassee last week. Zach Allen and our team of college workers, faculty, staff, and students have been on the scene since Thursday. We are […]

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ChristmasTime

Check your calendars. Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent. This year, our theme is “ChristmasTime.” As we worship, we adjust our lives to God’s schedule and his plan for our world to send Jesus Christ to save us. To do so, we need to make the most of the time he gives us. The […]

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The State of FBCTLH

This past year, God has blessed our church with 128 new members, 407 first time guests, and 33 baptized believers. As new people visit and join our church, we equip them to walk with Jesus Christ for life. As people come to Christ, we invite them to grow in their faith and share their faith […]

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Crisis on the FSU Campus

Today’s crisis on the FSU campus is not the last word. Through Christ’s suffering on the cross and resurrection, he conquers murder, death, sin, and the grave. Christ also uses believers by offering their presence, prayers, and personal touch. Here are a few things you can say and do.* Connect with others. Check on every […]

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Helping Children Through Violent Crime

Even though the crisis at FSU did not involve children, they often pick up things from the news or hear things from others. One of my sons was scheduled for a field trip at FSU Thursday and could not go because of the incident. Here are a few suggestions that I have drawn from various […]

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Reasons to be Grateful

As a child, Thanksgiving was a holiday to gather aunts, uncles, and cousins. We assembled around Turkey, Television Screens, and Turnip Greens (Bleh!) to be family. Each person played a different part in our family. Some were father and mother figures. Others were friends, still others were just folks who came for the Mississippi Mud […]

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Plumbing Lessons

In Texas, we lived in a house that had a plumbing problem. No matter what, when we put down the drain, it always came back through the bathtub. We had our usual share of plunger issues and clogged sinks. This problem was much different. When the hard rains came, the city storm system was so […]

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Between Two Walls

Our generation lives between two walls: the construction of the Berlin Wall and the West Bank Wall in Israel. One fell 25 years ago this Sunday. Families and friends reunited after years of separation, war, and communism. Another was built over eight years ago and still divides families and friends because of terrorism, war, and […]

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Work and Faith Testimony

by Cecil Davis All of us know that work at times can be challenging and difficult. In the workplace, there are time demands, stress, difficult assignments, difficult people, mistakes, set-backs, and disappointments. If that is the case, how can work be a platform for ministry? I don’t know all the answers to that question, but […]

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Budget Business

On Sunday evening at 6:00PM, our Finance Committee will recommend our 2015 Budget to you to be adopted on November 9. Our deacons have already heard this budget presentation, and our staff are eager for you to hear this report. Our vision for 2015 is to use our resources so that people will Come to […]

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