August 26 - Richard Summers

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Audio version with musical selection Who has God used in our church to help draw you closer to Christ? By Richard Summers, Minister of Music and Administration As we celebrate our 200th Anniversary I am thankful that we as a congregation are more and more embracing the church year. We have...

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August 25 - Pam Manning

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Audio version with musical selection Who has God used in our church to draw you closer to Christ? By Pam Manning When asked, “Who Has God used at FBC to help you grow closer to Christ?”, two women - Karen Hunt and Willetta Hawkins - immediately come to mind. Both of these women...

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August 24 - Cynthia Insko

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Audio version with musical selection Who has God used in our church to draw you closer to Christ? By Cynthia Insko I first sensed a call to ministry when working as a summer day camp director at Ridgecrest Baptist Conference Center in 1988. At that time, I don’t recall knowing any women...

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August 23 - Clint Walker

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Audio version with musical selection Who has God used in our church to draw you closer to Christ? By Clint Walker The night was dark. The mood was somber, contemplative. I stood with my new church family and moved to the center aisle of the beautiful sanctuary. The lights were dim in...

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August 22 - Evan Wright

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Audio version with musical selection Who has God used in our church to draw you closer to Christ? By Evan Wright When I think back on all the years I have spent in this church, there have been many people who have helped shape my faith, but no one more so than Joe Manning. Many years ago as a...

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Week #4

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Audio version This week our devotional writers answer the question, “Who has God used in our church to draw you closer to Christ?” Over the years, a wide range of clergy and lay persons have impacted our congregation and the world for Christ. The guidance of Silas Noel was...

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August 21 - Gene Rose

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Who has God used in our church to draw you closer to Christ? By Gene Rose Emma Quire! She most certainly inspired me to grow closer to Jesus. When I think of her influence on my life I am reminded of Psalm 86:11: “Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an...

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August 20 - JoAnn Jenkins

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Audio version with musical selection What role has FBC played in your spiritual growth and formation? By Joann Jenkins As I think about my church and Sunday School class, this Scripture comes to mind. From John 13:34-35, “I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I...

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August 19 - Karen Rhorer

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Audio version with musical selection What role has FBC played in your spiritual growth and formation? By Karen Rhorer One husband, 5 children, 2 sons-in-law, 3 grandchildren, an ailing mother, a house, etc…sometimes my little world is all I can handle! However, Paul has instructed us...

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August 18 - Margaret Whitworth

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Audio version with musical selection What role has FBC played in your spiritual growth and formation? By Margaret Whitworth As a youth at FBC, I spent countless hours sorting and folding clothes, painting, cleaning, and more. While some assumed I did these things to accumulate service hours...

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