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 1:6 “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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Friendship Kids Winning the Race

Written by Nate Black It All Starts with a Block of Wood Each spring, one of the big events in the Friendship Kids Club is the Grand Prix race. This is similar to the Pinewood Derby race in which Boy Scouts or AWANA clubbers compete. Each clubber starts with a block of wood, four metal […]

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A Behind the Scenes Look at “The Gardener” from Easter Sunday

May 11, 2022, News and Updates

Written by Pastor Brent Brondyke     Our Family’s Musical History The Lord began moving Debi and me (and Evan) to Friendship almost ten years ago. It was an unexpected process but has been a great blessing to our family. In our previous ministry, we, and I say “we” because the level of family involvement […]

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The Twin Causes of Error – Sermon Application #2

Jan 29, 2022, News and Updates

When the Sadducees sought to put Jesus to the test, they asked Him whose wife a woman would be in heaven if she had been married to multiple men.  They asked this because they thought that it logically disproved the resurrection─ for they denied the resurrection.  Jesus responded to them saying, “Ye do err, not […]

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Top Books I Read in 2021

Jan 21, 2022, News and Updates

Written by Pastor DeAngelo In 2021, I read precisely 50 books. I am a pastor and also a Doctor of Ministry student, so I read my share of theology (and this year, taking four classes, my balance leaned more toward theology than in previous years), but I also pursue reading a variety of content as […]

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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.