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Episode 18 : Kids and Missions with Megan Epting

Episode 18 : Kids and Missions with Megan Epting

Welcome to the First Community Podcast where we talk about life and faith with our First Baptist Family.

We’re gearing up for our regular Fall activities, so Megan Epting came by to share about her passion for the GA (Girls in Action) ministry and even gave the RAs (Royal Ambassadors – for boys) a good plug. We talk about the importance of getting kids involved in missions and run through the opportunities that you have to get involved on Wednesday and Sunday nights. Also get to know Megan and hear about how she ended up here at First!

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Episode 17 : Fun and Joy with Keith Watson

Episode 17 : Fun and Joy with Keith Watson

Welcome to the First Community Podcast where we talk about life and faith with our First Baptist Family.

You’ve probably seen him on stage during worship services. If you’ve done anything musically here at First Baptist, you’ve likely been led by him. He even has a viral video out there on the Internet. But how well do you actually know Keith Watson, our Associate Music Minister? Always the life of the party, Keith can be found in many different roles here at the church, working with a range of people aged 9 to 99. On this episode of the First Community Podcast, we sat down with Keith and discussed his faith, the type of journey that led him to First Baptist, living with fun and joy, what it’s like to “go viral,” and much more. Be encouraged and experience a few laughs while you’re at it!

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Sunday Lunch Blog : Pontiac House of Pizza

Sunday Lunch Blog : Pontiac House of Pizza

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*Disclaimer: First Baptist Church is not affiliated with, nor does it necessarily endorse any of the restaurants that are discussed in these posts. These are just the personal opinions of the blog writer and are meant only for information and fun.

Pontiac House of Pizza – 10531 Two Notch Rd, Elgin, SC 

It’s not everyday that we make it out of our windowless office to see the bright sunshine, but a few weeks ago on the most blessed of days, our job required us to go on a shopping trip. We had to buy furniture and décor to create a set for the new online Bible study, so we met Megan (our volunteer style coordinator and shopper) and her daughter Georgia in Sandhills. By the time we got to the first store, Megan had already picked out most of the set. (Praise!) After hitting up a couple of other stores to search for the remaining items, it was lunch time, and we were hungry.

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He Leadeth Me

He Leadeth Me

One of my favorite hymns is, “He Leadeth Me.” This hymn text was written by Joseph H. Gilmore on March 26, 1862. He wrote the hymn following a midweek service at the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in which he Continue reading →

We Need a Third Great Awakening

We Need a Third Great Awakening

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me,” John 14:6.

Ever since Ancient Greece, relativism (the view that truth is different for each individual, social group, or historic period), has existed in our world and thanks to philosophers throughout time such as John Locke and David Hume, it is now an important idea in the Modern Era. It was because of relativism that the Enlightenment movement (encouraged people to value logic and reason more than just taking things at face value or accepting them by faith) grew and became Continue reading →

Monday?

Monday?

This time of year is special for a group of students…SENIORS! On May 1st, we will honor our graduates just as we do every year. It is always a good day – a day to celebrate the accomplishment of graduating high school and a day to look forward to what’s next (by the way this is the first time we should celebrate graduating – when and why did we start playing Pomp and Circumstance and high fiving our kids because they graduated preschool?!). Continue reading →