Confident in Christ: The Sure and Steady Anchor

Jan 27, 2023, Christian Living

Throughout history, believers have found comfort and reassurance as they consider the security an anchor offers during tumultuous storms. The anchor has been a long-time theme for Christians. And thus, many songs and hymns have been written that refer to a spiritual anchor.

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New Year, New Theme: Confident in Christ

Not only does God want us to have assurance of our salvation, but He wants us to have full assurance of faith—confidence. This is the theme that the pastoral staff has prayed over for 2023. Lord willing, it will lend itself to emphases throughout the year.

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Last-Minute Gifts for Little Ones

Dec 20, 2022, Christian Living

Don’t let this Christmas season pass without telling your kids about the gift of salvation through Christ. Don’t complete your Christmas shopping without checking out these books that point children to Jesus and His gospel. Merry Christmas!

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Favorite & Funny Moments from The Wilds Couples’ Retreat   

The Wilds Couples’ Retreat is “an incredible opportunity to get away from the routine to enjoy a weekend of renewal physically, emotionally, and spiritually.” Led by Gary & Sherry Goodson, fourteen couples drove to the NC mountains this past October. Gary is a long-time teacher of the Couples for Christ ABF (Adult Bible Fellowship). Todd […]

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Cultivating the Gratitude Attitude

sermon notes by Pastor Vradenburgh Colossians 3:16-17 “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the […]

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Seven Questions to Ask Yourself in Making Decisions

given by Pastor Vradenburgh In a recent message, “Ways in Which God Proves Us,” Pastor shared seven important questions we can ask ourselves. Prayerfully consider these scriptural guidelines as you make decisions. #1 Will it glorify God? Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. (1 […]

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Two Word Challenge for the Class of 2022

Written by Mr. Dave McClain, Head of School Two words – FEAR NOT   II Timothy 1:6 “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear….” Another School Year Comes to an Expected End Caps and Gowns. Diplomas and Speeches. Awards and Cards filled with money. Smiles and Photos. More photos. Family and Friends. God […]

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The Twin Causes of Error – Sermon Application #1

Jan 28, 2022, Sermon Applications

There are many people who claim to be Bible-believers in our day, but among these there are countless souls who have relied on human reason and have ended up espousing unscriptural errors.  We can see a biblical example of this kind of error in Matthew 22:29 where the Sadducees used human reason to deny the […]

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Jesus and Corporate Prayer – Sermon Application #2

Jan 16, 2022, Sermon Applications

No man is an island, and no Christian who willfully neglects corporate prayer can thrive as God intends.  God has made the people of His church mutually dependent─ and this in such a way that unity among God’s people in corporate prayer opens the door to fresh spiritual blessing.  This is God’s intention for His […]

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Jesus and Corporate Prayer – Sermon Application #1

Jan 16, 2022, Sermon Applications

This Sunday, we examined a theme of prayer which is easily overlooked: Jesus and corporate prayer.  If Jesus is our teacher and example in prayer, certainly there are truths which we can glean by carefully observing His prayers with His disciples.  As Pastor Vradenburgh opened up several texts in this light, our eyes were opened […]

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Our purpose is to make much of our Lord Jesus Christ and His gospel through the preaching of His Word and the making of disciples. At Friendship Baptist Church (FBC) we teach the Bible in order to facilitate spiritual growth in all of God’s people and to provide opportunities for Christian fellowship. God has graciously used Friendship to further His work both locally and across the globe since 1965.