A Recap from Our Week with the Coffey Ministry Team

We were privileged to have the Coffey Ministry Team with us Sunday through Wednesday. We worshiped. We heard powerful truth from Scripture. We were convicted. We prayed. And we were reminded of God’s grace time and time again.

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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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Our Favorite Christmas Traditions

Dec 16, 2022, News and Updates

“Over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house, we go!” We asked our pastors and their wives about their favorite Christmas traditions and memories. Enjoy reading what has made Christmas special to them!   What is one of your favorite Christmas traditions that helped point you or your family to Christ? Pastor Vradenburgh: For many […]

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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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Friendship Ladies Encouraged at Fall Fellowship

In early October, Friendship Baptist ladies of all ages gathered over sweet and savory fall treats – encouraged not only by conversation and fellowship but through exhortation to use their gifts and testimonies for God’s glory. “God is excited when we replicate our faith to others,” said Rose Song, the church’s sent missionary to South […]

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2022 Utah Missions Trip Recap

Sep 30, 2022, News and Updates

written by Pastor Bob DeAngelo “Trip of a lifetime. The sights were great, but helping a great church and family was even better.” This was a summary from one of the team members after experiencing the younger adult missions trip to Salina, Utah, in the summer of 2022.   This summer, our team of fifteen from […]

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A Wilds Recap: Bringing the Camp Experience Home

Jul 13, 2022, News and Updates

written by Pastor Kris Wilder I have often thought, “I wish I could bottle up what happens at Christian camp and bring it home.” There’s a noticeable positive transformation in the spirit of campers. Many are willingly more transparent when talking about God and their spiritual walk. There is often a confessed renewed desire to […]

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Men’s Retreat Recap with a Unique Twist

Jun 28, 2022, News and Updates

written by Samuel Paulraj   No Power? No Problem!  While there are many unique and life-altering events in a given year, the 2022 Men’s Retreat at Camp Caraway in Sophia, NC, might take the cake as the MOST unique event of 2022! We were without power for 16 of the 19 total hours, which made […]

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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 1:7 “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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About Friendship Baptist Church

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.