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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!

Memorize More Scripture in 2023

Feb 03, 2023, Christian Living

Like millions of people, the end of one year and the start of a new year gives me mental energy to reflect on the previous year and to think about what I would like to accomplish in the coming one. And like millions of people, I write out resolutions for the new year (I call them dreams).

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Confident in Christ: The Sure and Steady Anchor

Jan 27, 2023, Christian Living

Throughout history, believers have found comfort and reassurance as they consider the security an anchor offers during tumultuous storms. The anchor has been a long-time theme for Christians. And thus, many songs and hymns have been written that refer to a spiritual anchor.

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New Year, New Theme: Confident in Christ

Not only does God want us to have assurance of our salvation, but He wants us to have full assurance of faith—confidence. This is the theme that the pastoral staff has prayed over for 2023. Lord willing, it will lend itself to emphases throughout the year.

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Last-Minute Gifts for Little Ones

Dec 20, 2022, Christian Living

Don’t let this Christmas season pass without telling your kids about the gift of salvation through Christ. Don’t complete your Christmas shopping without checking out these books that point children to Jesus and His gospel. Merry Christmas!

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Our Favorite Christmas Traditions

Dec 16, 2022, News and Updates

“Over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house, we go!” We asked our pastors and their wives about their favorite Christmas traditions and memories. Enjoy reading what has made Christmas special to them!   What is one of your favorite Christmas traditions that helped point you or your family to Christ? Pastor Vradenburgh: For many […]

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Favorite & Funny Moments from The Wilds Couples’ Retreat   

The Wilds Couples’ Retreat is “an incredible opportunity to get away from the routine to enjoy a weekend of renewal physically, emotionally, and spiritually.” Led by Gary & Sherry Goodson, fourteen couples drove to the NC mountains this past October. Gary is a long-time teacher of the Couples for Christ ABF (Adult Bible Fellowship). Todd […]

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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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I Love a Good Mystery

Nov 11, 2022, Church Events

written by Cheryl Boehme “How many more minutes until we get there?” “We seem to be going in circles.” These are questions you would expect to hear when you have children in the back seat on a long car ride. Children were present on this trip; however, the questions came from – the ADULTS!! September […]

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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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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.