In November of 2001, I made my last trip to Moscow, Russia before moving back to the states. Moscow is a beautiful city and I always enjoyed visiting, was grateful for those called to serve there, and content to arrive back home again.
On the last night of my visit, in the cold twilight, I … Continue Reading
It’s time for Operation Christmas Child!
On Sunday, October 29 and November 5, we’ll be distributing boxes from the Welcome Center patio after all morning services. Last year was a banner year as we collected 1,407 boxes from FCBC members to send all over the world.
Each year, many ask “What do we put in … Continue Reading
On Sunday, July 31, we gathered at Mickler’s Landing to celebrate baptism at the beach. 28 people had prepared to enter the water in testimony to their faith in Christ and one additional lady who saw us assemble chose to do the same. Here’s a video of the event and some photos to help you … Continue Reading
God showed up in a real way through Mission Jax. We had about 250 students involved plus an addition 50 adults serving. We were able to impact so many people in our community for the name of Jesus. Thank you for all whose students participated! Below is a brief video about what all we accomplished … Continue Reading
A Leadership Cue Card: I will serve them on their journey
Compelled by love, I will empty myself of self and live for the benefit of others. I want to see who they can become in Christ, trust them to realize that potential and serve them on their journey.
As we bring this week of … Continue Reading
A Leadership Cue Card: Trust them to realize that potential
They stood on a Galilean mountainside. Eleven disciples and Jesus. Mark tells us that in the last few days, Jesus had rebuked their unbelief and hardness of heart because they did not believe those who saw Him after the resurrection (Mark 16:15). Matthew tells us … Continue Reading
A Leadership Cue Card: I want to see who they can become in Christ
Compelled by love, I will empty myself of self and live for the benefit of others. I want to see who they can become in Christ…
This next phrase just might be one of the most challenging of our entire leadership … Continue Reading
A Leadership Cue Card: I will empty myself of self
Quick! What is the first word that pops into your head in response to this question: “What is the opposite of love?” It would not surprise me that you might have come up with the word hate. Certainly, those two words are often put together … Continue Reading
A Leadership Cue Card: Compelled by Love
Leadership. A lot of trees have been sacrificed to publish books on the subject. The term yields over 250,000 results on Amazon; over 3,000 results for “becoming a leader.” At its most basic, leadership is influence and leaders become spiritual leaders as God dislocates their hearts and places … Continue Reading
Ramadan is one of the most important holidays for Muslims each year. During this month-long celebration, Muslims take part in a dawn-to-sunset fast in observation of the fourth of the five pillars of Islam. Muslims believe that fasting is an act of deep, personal worship, fasting cleanses the body and the discomfort they experience is … Continue Reading