The death of Christ should have been the ultimate showstopper for the ministry of Jesus. Death has always been a showstopper for would-be Messiahs. Jesus never overcame his enemies. He died a premature, ignominious death. Why should history preserve Jesus' memory? Why do people still believe his ...

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Jesus seemed like the ultimate Messiah. Palm Sunday remembers the wild-eyed excitement of a crowd of people who welcomed Jesus as the corruption-ending, power-redistributing, healing, sin-eradicating ruler envisioned in their dreams. It's the most curious question then to ask, "How in the world ...

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Dealing with Conflict

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Lord, please reveal to us the conflicts in our life that we've learned to live with, but haven't dealt with.  This Sunday I urged us to accept the unfortunate reality that conflict will be a part of each one of our lives. Running from it will only exacerbate the problem, and cause it to ...

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Building Update

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New Church Building Update If you haven't heard yet, FCBC is currently in the process of seeking a new home. We are learning that this is a slow process, but we are moving forward! We are in discussion with Ustick Baptist Church about a lease possibility. They have been gracious ...

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Raise the Bar on Marriage

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Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount is raising the bar of marriage. So often people look to divorce as the solution to their selfishness problem. This reveals a misconstrued idea of how to solve conflict and the reason for conflict. Conflict is pushing us back toward God's purpose in ...

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