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Welcome to the Friendship Baptist Church (FBC) blog! Here, you will find up-to-date posts on our latest church news, interesting articles related to the Christian faith, explanations of common key doctrinal questions, and more. Be sure to check back with us regularly to see our very latest posts!


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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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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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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More Blessed to Receive? 2022 Missions Conference Recap

Apr 27, 2022, Church Events

Written by Pastor Kris Wilder Pastor Vradenburgh has frequently said that our Missions Conference is the highlight of Friendship’s church calendar. As a former missionary himself, Pastor has faithfully led Friendship to know the blessing of giving to and praying for “God’s choice servants.” This year’s conference was no exception as several people commented that […]

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FBC Ladies Challenged to “Press Toward the Mark” during Annual Brunch

Mar 25, 2022, Church Events

“Our Christian life can’t be static,” speaker Beth Lynch advised, encouraging a group of nearly 90 ladies to press on toward their heavenly prize during Friendship Baptist Church’s brunch on February 12. Using Philippians 3:13-14 as her text, Beth said believers should live a life of growth “forgetting what lies behind and straining toward what […]

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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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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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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.