Dear Church Family, As most of you know, Pastor Brad tested positive for COVID 19 this Thursday (September 24th). He is doing ok, but per medical protocol, both his family and anyone that he came into contact with has to be quarantined for 10 or 14 days, including all of our office staff (contact isContinue reading “FBC Worship Service at the Pavilion—September 27th & October 4th from 10:00 a.m.—11:00a.m. (one service)”
Tomorrow is the first day of school here in White County, TN…and this has to go down as one of the craziest school starts since the modern U.S. educational system began. Teachers, administrators, office professionals, aids, food service workers, cleaning personnel, coaches all are wondering what things will actually be like. I, like them, haveContinue reading “A Word For Educational Professionals”
FBC Sparta Family, We are excited to announce to you that we are moving to Phase 3 in our COVID-19 Reopening Plan. In Phase 3, will be having 2 corporate worship services on Sunday mornings, one at 9:00am and one at 11:00am starting this Sunday, June 14th. Please see the attached document and video for more guidelines for this Sunday’s services. Please let usContinue reading “We’re Back!!”
“I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living! Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the LORD!” – Psalm 27:13-14 ESV There is a scene in the movie, Prince Caspian that strikes fear in me every time IContinue reading “Waiting for “Normal”, Waiting for the Lord, and “My Worship Style””
I remember when I turned 16 years old and my parents surprised me with my first vehicle. It was a used, factory model, 1992 white Ford Ranger pickup truck with a purple stripe down the side. I thought it was the coolest truck that I’d ever seen. It was manual, had a bed liner, andContinue reading “The Lord of Lament”
The same Savior who called out to the raging storm at the Sea of Galilee by saying, “shalom, be still” and made it submit, is the same One who can calm our restless hearts. Jesus is the One in whom even the wind and the waves obey. He’s the same One who can heal any disease by tossing it into the abyss, and He’s the same One who will one day return to make all things right.
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May we, as a church family, never cease “to offer up a sacrifice of praise to God” for all that He is doing in our midst during this COVID-19 season.
I am kind of rethinking this whole “stay-at-home” deal. Don’t get me wrong, I am in support of doing whatever is necessary to slow the spread of this virus. I’m thinking more in regards to our life in general. At the beginning of all this, the first few days the Rushings were forced to beContinue reading “Life In This Moment”
Good Morning FBC Family, In my sermon yesterday, I made you the promise of a blog post today. I will make it short and sweet. We have to fight hard to be in the Word and to keep a godly perspective these days. Everyone is at home. Everyone is in transition. Everyone has social media.Continue reading “Holy Week Devotional — “Your Sorrow Will Turn To Joy””