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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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PASTOR SEARCH COMMITTEE UPDATE #15

Greetings Church Family, “Great is Thy faithfulness,” O God my Father, There is no shadow of turning with Thee; Thou changest not, Thy compassions, they fail not, As Thou hast been Thou forever wilt be. “Great is Thy faithfulness!” “Great is Thy faithfulness!” Morning by morning new mercies I see; All I have needed Thy […]

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DON’T FORGET VBS!

These are exciting times for First Baptist Church. We’ve seen college students and high school seniors graduate in the past few weeks and enter a new chapter of life. We’re looking ahead to several great ministry opportunities at the very beginning of June, such as A Full Summer and the youth choir mission trip. And, […]

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SENDING OUR SENIORS

This Sunday, we’ll celebrate our high school seniors as they prepare for graduation and look ahead to the next chapter in their lives. This is a special time of transition that’s filled with plenty of anticipation and probably some anxiety for both the graduates and their families. As we approach milestones like this, I’m grateful […]

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PASTOR SEARCH COMMITTEE UPDATE #14

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow! As we have announced to the congregation this past Sunday, after about 26 months of seeking the Lord to lead us to our next Senior Pastor, the Lord has indeed led us to an individual who your Pastor Search Committee unanimously voted to invite to Tallahassee on May […]

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STOP TALKING ABOUT EVANGELISM

This past week, I had the opportunity to attend the North Florida Region Evangelism Conference put on by the Florida Baptist Convention. Those who spoke delivered powerful messages about the importance and urgency of evangelism. But in a room filled with pastors and church leaders, I didn’t get the sense that anyone needed to be […]

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