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PRICELESS

We are less than a week away from one of the most dynamic and powerful events in our youth ministry, not to mention our entire church: Disciple Now! If you aren’t familiar with Disciple Now (or DNow), this is a weekend retreat for youth that helps them grow in their discipleship — hence the name. […]

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CAMP IN THE CITY

Imagine laser tag, a climbing wall, a Eurobungee, 9 square in the air, a slip n’ slide, water twister, dartchery, worship, and a Bible study for kids happening all at the same time at FBCTLH? Well, imagine it no longer because Camp in the City is coming to FBCTLH! The week of July 31 – […]

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Homebound

1009 Concord Rd 2110 Fleischmann Rd 4425 Meandering Way 100 John Knox Rd 2507 Old St. Augustine Rd 4501 W Shannon Lakes You’re probably wondering what these addresses have in common and mean to First Baptist Church. Well, let me tell you! These, along with some other private addresses, are home to a wonderfully special […]

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HOW NOT TO PRAY

A few years back, my old car developed a very obvious and obnoxious malady: whenever I started the engine in the morning, the belts would squeal… but not just a run-of-the-mill squeal; my engine would emit a high-pitched screech for all of my neighbors to hear as I drove past each house on my way to […]

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EVENTS & INCREMENTS

As we progress further into 2017, you may be beginning to struggle with some of the goals you’ve set for yourself, and one underlying problem may actually be your expectations. When it comes to personal change and even discipleship, we’ve been conditioned by what we read and watch to expect simple, sudden solutions to life’s […]

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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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(RE)NEW YEAR

As 2016 comes to a close, and you look ahead to starting a new year, how are you doing? Other than still recovering from a hectic Christmas season. Do you feel like your spirit is running on empty? Are you tired of just going through the motions of superficial spirituality? As we develop patterns in […]

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CHRISTMAS WORSHIP

I remember growing up Baptist, and the biggest ethical dilemma — when it came to corporate worship — was whether you could miss the Sunday evening service to watch the Super Bowl on television. With the arrival of the VCR, the pious at least had the ability to record the game and watch it later. […]

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END OF YEAR PSC UPDATE

Dear Church Family, Happy Advent to you. As this year winds down to a close, your Pastor Search Committee thought it wise to summarize our work for the year and to provide an outlook to where we hope to be in 2017. You will recall that the Pastor Search Committee was constituted in March 2016 […]

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