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!

The Missing Ingredient – Love

Sep 18, 2018, News and Updates

What if someone told you that in evaluating your life, the missing ingredient was love? Would that be tough to hear? Would it be tough to admit? Would it be tough to wrestle with? Well, the words of Scripture, in this case, would offer you little comfort, as a succinct paraphrase of I Corinthians 13:1-3 […]

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When Men Study God’s Word Together

Sep 11, 2018, News and Updates

Something happens when men study God’s Word together!  That was the thought that gripped my heart when I saw more than 50 men gather at Friendship last Monday night. They were present for an informational meeting about the first-ever weeknight men’s Bible study in our church. We know that there is power in united prayer. […]

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Favorite Memories: Celebrate Friendship Baptist Church’s 53 Years on Sept. 9

More than 50 years ago, five men, their wives and young families put their faith to the test when they felt led by God to begin a new church in North Raleigh. With the blessing from their pastor and home church in Rolesville, these believers began their search for a new pastor and a building […]

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Simply Blessed – Ladies’ Event Recap

Jul 03, 2018, News and Updates

For this year’s retreat day, Friendship ladies ordered lunch, grabbed their Bibles, and headed for a barn venue in Willow Spring. Sharon Battig, creator of the “Simply Blessed” Bible study method, had traveled from Ohio to explain its development and to walk us through the process, using the first two verses of Philippians 1. Our […]

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Faces of Friendship: Col. Steve Martin Serves God and Country

Apr 26, 2018, News and Updates

A decorated United States Air Force Colonel, Steve Martin keeps a plaque on his desk given to him by his grandmother with his life verses: Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 Whether […]

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One Christian’s Imperfect Prayer Life (How I Do It)

Apr 17, 2018, News and Updates

Recently in our ABF Foundations study, we spent two weeks on the subject of prayer.  Devotional plans and books seem to garner “headlines” with through-the-Bible-in-a-year plans, numerous devotional books and apps, and a number of helps that assist a person in having a plan to spend time in the Bible.  Prayer is a bit more […]

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Sunrise at FBC

Apr 04, 2018, News and Updates

One of my favorite services since I was a youngster (and that’s a loooong time ago) is the Easter Sunrise service. Not every church where we’ve ministered or attended has had this service, and we’ve also seen variety in the way it is conducted. While getting up extra early is not the part I enjoy […]

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A Word from Pastor – On the Passing of Billy Graham

Mar 06, 2018, News and Updates

No doubt many of you did as I did last Friday afternoon and watched the livestreaming of the funeral service for Evangelist Billy Graham, who just passed at the age of 99. He was known for decades as “America’s Pastor.” Thousands came to Christ through his preaching and writings – including some in our church. […]

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23 Dreams in 2018

Mar 01, 2018, News and Updates

As I write this, we are exactly two months into 2018. For many people, that means that you are two months into your journey, adventure, or possibly failure (hopefully not!) of what many people call “New Year’s resolutions.” New Year’s resolutions have become synonymous with humor because, in so many cases, the enthusiasm that comes […]

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Moments that Matter: FBC Ladies Adorning the Gospel Together

Feb 15, 2018, News and Updates

After Becky Reece attended the Friendship ladies retreat last summer, followed by the Bible study “Adorned” which encourages women to purposefully invest in others’ lives, an idea was born. She set out to open her home twice a month to ladies of Friendship, from young moms to seasoned grandmas, to offer a place of fun […]

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About Friendship Baptist Church

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.