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!

FBC Ladies Retreat Spurs Hospitality and Friendship

Jun 19, 2019, News and Updates

Written by Erica Baldwin, FBC church member Painting, puzzles, ziplines, and Bible study. What do these things have in common? They were the “open door” for more than 40 Friendship Baptist Church women and their guests to get to know one another in the green-canopied setting of the Caraway Conference Center in Sophia, NC, earlier […]

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A Week at Camp

Jun 11, 2019, News and Updates

Written by Bob DeAngelo, Pastor of Youth and Outreach It is Monday morning during summer vacation…when most middle school and high school students are still a little ways from even thinking about getting out of bed. But at Friendship Baptist Church on this Monday morning, between 40-50 students (and their parents seeing them off) are packed and ready […]

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A Refreshing Reminder for Exhausted Christians

May 16, 2019, News and Updates

Written by Kris Wilder, Ministry Assistant According to the popular phrase, there are 2 things in life that are inevitable…. Death & Taxes. If you live on this planet, you’re going to experience death and you’re going to get taxed. It’s natural. It’s going to happen. Under the right circumstances, there are many other things […]

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Technology and Teens

May 06, 2019, News and Updates

Written by Bob DeAngelo, Pastor of Youth and Outreach For the last 17 years, I have “enjoyed” a front row seat to the evolution of youth culture…and that includes witnessing the introduction and then the saturation of today’s teens (and younger) with the current landscape of technology. (Yes, I really HAVE been a youth pastor […]

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The “Bottom Line” after Our Mission Conference

Mar 26, 2019, News and Updates

written by Bob Vradenburgh, Senior Pastor This past Sunday, March 24, 2019, was one of those “high days” God occasionally gives us at Friendship. It was the closing service of our annual mission conference, and the Holy Spirit clearly superintended the entire service, stirring our hearts for the winning of the lost around the world. […]

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Missions Conference |  March 20-24, 2019

Mar 08, 2019, News and Updates

Missions Conference is one of the highlights of the year at Friendship Baptist Church, and it is quickly approaching! Missions Conference will be slightly different this year. You will find several ways to participate listed below: Help! Please Sign Up! Wrap-Up Lunch  |  Sunday, March 24  |  12:30 PM Lunch will be provided – come and fellowship!  Please sign up online or at […]

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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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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.