OUR IDENTITY, OUR PURPOSE

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OUR IDENTITY, OUR PURPOSE

It seems like there are about as many ideas of what it means to be a human being as there are human beings. Talk to people in your neighborhood, school, or workplace, and you’re likely to find people who believe we are just products of our environment, determined by the people and culture around us. […]

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SPOKEN HIGHLY OF

God created all things to be very good. While sin has entered the world and kept things from being the way they should be, as believers we can trust that he will make all things very good once again. The God who created all good things through his Word is the God who is recreating […]

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CREATED FOR A PURPOSE

God made us, each one of us, on purpose, to live for him, to know him, and make him known. It’s easy sometimes for us to get caught up in the ins-and-outs of life and forget that we have a purpose and that God intends to do great things in us and through us. The […]

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TOGETHER WITH HIM

Our experience of the gospel begins with our individual relationships with God. Every one of us must believe the gospel of Jesus Christ for ourselves, no one can believe it for us. When we believe the good news that God the Father sent God the Son, Jesus Christ, to live a perfect life, die on […]

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FISHING TOGETHER

This past Sunday I was privileged to preach my first sermon as the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Tallahassee. With these words, I have the privilege of writing my first article for our newsletter. As I consider these firsts and the new season of life in our church, I keep returning to Jesus’ […]

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A NEW SEASON DAWNS AT FBCTLH

A NEW SEASON DAWNS AT FBCTLH

Dear Church Family, According to Ecclesiastics 3:1, to everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven. And in our 168 years of ministry here on the hill in Tallahassee, First Baptist Church begins yet another season in its illustrious life. We have such a rich testimony of serving the […]

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MUSICAL CHAIRS IN THE MUSIC MINISTRY

The music ministry is in the process of transitioning several staff positions. As you have no doubt already heard, our Instrumental Director, Sam Carlton, has accepted a choral teaching position at Ocoee High School. His last day with us will be July 1. We are delighted to announce that John-Rine Zabanal, a violinist in our […]

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FINDING GOD’S WILL

One of the greatest struggles shared by Christians today is seeking to discern God’s will for their lives. Whether to go to college and, if so, where? What vocation to pursue or job to take? Where to live? Whether to remain single or get married and, if so, to whom? How many kids to have? […]

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THE FUTURE IS NOW

THE FUTURE IS NOW

When it comes to ministry at First Baptist Church, my two favorite weeks of the year aren’t found in December or spring but at the very beginning of the summer break when our Youth Choir takes its annual mission trip immediately followed by Vacation Bible School (VBS). After spending last week on the road with […]

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DON’T BE USELESS

As I write this, we have just finished our first concert at Hope Lodge in Decatur, a suburb of Atlanta. Hope Lodge provides a place to stay for people who have undergone transplant surgery or are receiving chemotherapy. It is a place filled with people who are very sick and weary and where caregivers are […]

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