Updates & Articles News & Blog: FBC

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!


Ladies’ Ministry Opportunities

Feb 15, 2019, News and Updates

Written by Heather Jones, Ladies’ Ministry Director   “When’s the next Bible study?” “Could we have a small outreach activity to reach a few unsaved friends and neighbors?” “I just really want community. A game night would be fun!” “We should get together and just pray.” These are several of the comments that I’ve heard […]

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You’re Invited: Special Opportunity

Feb 07, 2019, News and Updates

Written by Brent Brondyke, Music Pastor You’re Invited! The folks who are involved in music ministry in our church are a dedicated group of faithful servants. They are a blessing to me personally and to our congregation corporately. Probably many members of our church are already aware that the choir and orchestra meet each week […]

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The App That Helps Me Memorize Scripture

Jan 29, 2019, News and Updates

Written by Bob DeAngelo, Pastor of Youth and Outreach Like millions of people, the end of one year and the start of a new year seems to provide me with mental energy to reflect on the previous year, and to think about what I would like to accomplish in the coming year. And like millions […]

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Sanctification on a Ski Slope

Written by Kris Wilder, Ministry Assistant “Bend your knees” “Weight on your shins” “To turn left, turn your right ski left” “To turn right, turn your left ski right” “And don’t forget to put all your weight on the ski you are turning” “Fall to the left or right, not forward or backward” “If you […]

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A Good Year for Reading

Jan 08, 2019, News and Updates

Written by: Bob DeAngelo, Pastor of Youth and Outreach I don’t know that I love to read…but I do know that I love to learn. I get absolutely giddy at the thought of opening my mind up to new ways of thinking, differing perspectives, and thoughts that I had not previously considered. In fact, the […]

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Christmas Program

Dec 12, 2018, News and Updates

On Sunday evening, Dec. 16 at 6:30 pm the choir, orchestra, junior choir, and accompanists of Friendship Baptist Church will present the Christmas musical, “Lord of Glory” by renowned composer \ Dan Forrest. This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the incarnation of Christ with family and friends. It is also a wonderful time to […]

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Faces of Friendship: Kathy Waters – An Unlikely but Willing Servant

Dec 05, 2018, News and Updates

Kathy Waters’s operatic soprano voice sends a hush over the congregation when she approaches the podium to sing. She bathes her song choices in prayer, saying “He knows” what people need when they are ministered to in song. “I don’t like to perform,” Kathy explained. “But to minister is a different thing altogether.” In addition to […]

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Leaving a Mark

Nov 27, 2018, News and Updates

Okay, I’ll admit it, this is by far one of my favorite times of the year. Football games that start to really matter, basketball season begins, cool weather blows in, Thanksgiving with family, Christmas music starts, and just the whole thing – except cider – I can’t stand cider, but one of my favorite parts […]

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Hey, What’s Your Story?

Nov 15, 2018, News and Updates

Recently, our church enjoyed a day with Jeff Diedrich. Jeff is a pastor in Pennsylvania. One of his main ministry responsibilities for his church is discipleship coordination and over-sight. It was a great day of being challenged and reminded about God’s task for us, making disciples. As a theme for our “Grow Day,” this was […]

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The Work of the Holy Spirit upon Unbelievers

Oct 31, 2018, News and Updates

Some of the most misunderstood and misapplied verses in the Bible are Jesus’ words to His disciples recorded in John 16:7-11. This passage contains an amazing promise about the future ministry of the Holy Spirit upon unbelievers (the “world”). These words must be understood in light of what Jesus had just said in 14:17. “Even […]

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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.