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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!


Friendship Kids at Home: The Story Continues

May 28, 2020, News and Updates

Written by Kris Wilder, Children’s Ministry Director “Your church will not be able to meet for over two months…” If you would have said this to me at the beginning of the year, I would have called you crazy. Though these past few months have been much different than anything we’ve experienced before, I am […]

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What Is a Virtual Choir?

May 03, 2020, News and Updates

Written by Brent Brondyke, Music Pastor Several weeks ago (whew, that sounds weird to say!) someone suggested that I consider doing a “virtual choir” with the FBC Choir. I was very familiar with the concept, not just because the internet is exploding with these “let’s be together while we’re apart” projects. Nine years ago I […]

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When Women Pray Together

Apr 23, 2020, News and Updates

Written by Bev Jepson and Anita Cheung, FBC Church Members Psalm 34:3 “O Magnify the Lord with me and let us exalt His name together.” April 27th marks the first anniversary of our Saturday morning Ladies Prayer Meetings! It hardly seems possible that a whole year has gone by. For those of you that have […]

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Lockdown Tips: 34 Ideas…That You CAN Do in a Weird World

Apr 06, 2020, News and Updates

Written by Bob DeAngelo, Pastor of Youth and Outreach Have you ever had the wind knocked out of you? What a HORRIBLE feeling! You have absorbed a blow to the stomach, and you feel as if you can’t breathe. You are going to be okay, but you need to take a few minutes to allow […]

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Winter in Spring

Apr 02, 2020, News and Updates

Written by Brent Brondyke, Music Pastor I like the outdoors, generally. Having grown up in the country, and also having become involved in endurance sports in middle age, I find many enjoyable experiences and also many memories while observing God’s creation first-hand. Quite often a sight, sound, or smell will trigger strong emotions caused by […]

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Praying Through a Pandemic

Mar 21, 2020, News and Updates

Written by Pastor Bob Vradenburgh Never perhaps since Sept. 11, 2001, has there been such a keen sense of need for prayer as at the present.  The COVID-19 pandemic crisis keeps escalating daily.  People are scared.  The lives of many are put on hold. School is out.  Businesses are being shuttered and employees furloughed.  Grocery […]

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Vision 2020 – Missions Conference Preview

Mar 02, 2020, News and Updates

Written by Kris Wilder, Children’s Ministry Director and Missions Conference Coordinator Do You See What I See? Hellen Keller once famously said, “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” Though perhaps not referencing the same kind of vision, similar language can be found in nearly every Christian hymnal. Since […]

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Biblical Prayer: Thoughts from a Recent ABF Study

Feb 24, 2020, News and Updates

Written by Bob DeAngelo, Pastor of Youth and Outreach Of course you are praying, but are you praying biblically?  Every follower of Christ has some sort of prayer life.  Unfortunately, many Christians, if they were honest, might characterize their prayer lives as in a “rut,” and possibly in danger of the “vain repetitions” that Jesus […]

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A Recap of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Feb 10, 2020, News and Updates

On January 20, Friendship Christian School (a ministry of Friendship Baptist Church) celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day by holding a special assembly for all students and faculty. Mr. Nelson, along with two area pastors, spoke about events leading up to the historic Civil Rights movement, the history of the King Holiday, and what it […]

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Our Identity in Christ: Preparation for Annual “State of the Church” Sermons

Feb 07, 2020, News and Updates

Written by Pastor Bob Vradenburgh You have probably heard the old adage: “the best way to detect counterfeit currency is to be thoroughly familiar with that which is genuine.” How true this is spiritually! In my next two Sunday sermons at Friendship, I will be issuing a major warning about several fashionable lies of Satan […]

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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.