WELCOME TO GIDEON’S ARMY

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WELCOME TO GIDEON’S ARMY

Judges chapters 6 through 8 records the story of Gideon and how the Lord called and used him to accomplish His will. I’m always drawn to this familiar story when faced with long odds and dwindling numbers because it reminds me how God often works in such circumstances. When the Lord called Gideon, He said […]

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Amy Shreve — This Sunday

We have a very special time to look forward to this Sunday, February 11, as contemporary Christian artist, Amy Shreve comes “home” to lead us in worship and grow us in our faith. Amy, a singer, songwriter, and harpist (who grew up in FBCTLH!) will be joined by her husband and producer, Gary Wixtrom, backing […]

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PASTOR SEARCH COMMITTEE UPDATE #12

As presented by Donna Callaway, Vice-Chair of the Pastor Search Committee, on Sunday, January 28, 2018 during the PSC Update at 2:00PM in the Sanctuary. Welcome and thank you for your patience, your prayers, and your presence today. Most importantly, thank you for allowing us the privilege of serving the Lord and this church in […]

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A LETTER FROM TODD SMITH

Dear First Baptist Church Family, I am writing this letter to inform you of my resignation as Minister of Community Missions at First Baptist Church of Tallahassee effective February 4, 2018. I have loved working with the youth and internationals at First Baptist. This role has changed my life over the past 9½ years. Working […]

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A NOTE FROM SUZETTE MASON

Dear First Baptist Church family, There are times in our lives when we have a deep sense of the movement of God. Several months ago the Lord began preparing my heart for the possibility of a shift in ministry. Today the Lord confirmed and opened the opportunity for me to become the Minister of Discipleship […]

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ACKNOWLEDGING JESUS

The days of cultural Christianity in America are coming to an end. There was a time in our nation’s history — even just a few decades ago in many communities — when membership in a local church was expected, as well as beneficial to one’s social standing, and biblical values were given tacit approval in […]

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PRAY FOR OUR DEACONS

The New Testament calls for two offices within the local church: pastors and deacons. While our church continues to pray and search for our next pastor, the work of our deacons continues unabated as it has throughout the history of our church. I am especially grateful for the sacrifice and servant leadership of our outgoing […]

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WAITING ON GOD AT CHRISTMAS

Advent comes from the Latin term for coming or arrival, and the observance of Advent is all about waiting with anticipation and preparing for the Messiah. There are two characters in the Christmas story who wait longer than anyone else — longer than the two mothers with their miraculous pregnancies and even longer than the […]

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BEHOLD OUR GOD

This Sunday, you have an opportunity to be ushered into the presence of the Almighty and to bring others with you. At six o’clock, our music ministry will present the musical “Behold Our God,” which will also be interpreted for the deaf. Please make plans to join us for this meaningful time of worship and […]

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WHY CHRISTMAS?

When was the last time you paused to consider why we even have Christmas? Not simply why do we celebrate Christmas, but why did Jesus come in the first place? According to the angel’s words in Matthew 1, “you are to name him Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” Jesus is […]

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