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Episode 7 : Calling

Episode 7 : Calling

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

Caroline and April talk about what it means to be “called” by God and if it’s really as mystical and mysterious as it sounds. Then we talk with Jennifer Barrineau, life-long attender and member of First Baptist, as well as current Student Ministry Assistant, to hear some of her faith story. We also talk about what God is currently doing in Jennifer’s life, the Student Ministry, and FIRST Women’s Ministry.

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Episode 6 : Missions In Work

Episode 6 : Missions In Work

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

April and Caroline discuss the term “missions” and all of the meanings that it can have within the church. No matter our definition, our calling is to share the love of Jesus wherever we are. Caroline shares how God is using her budding profession in the medical field to reach others, specifically telling stories from a medical education trip to Ghana.

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Episode 5 : Waiting

Episode 5 : Waiting

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

Caroline and April … wait for it … talk about about waiting (haha!) and the frustrating process of sanctification that it provides. They get a little vulnerable and probably share too much. And April is sorry to anyone who has ever had to ride in an elevator with her. Then treat of all treats, FIRST organist Charlton Bozard comes on to tell us how he ended up at First Baptist, what role that waiting has played in his life, and tells some amusing wedding and funeral stories.

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Episode 4 : Personal Worship

Episode 4 : Personal Worship

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

This episode is all about personal worship. How do you maintain a posture of worship in your everyday life? What does that even look like? Ms. Evelyn Cunningham came in to share some of her story with us and to tell us what God is doing in her life right now. She even shares what her personal worship time looks like.

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Episode 3 : Baby Jesusses

Episode 3 : Baby Jesusses

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

We had a full studio for this First Community Podcast! The whole episode is about baby Jesusses … the ones from the Columbia Christmas Pageant, that is. Thirty years of Christmas Pageant means 30 years of baby actors, so we talk to now grown Katherine Hufstetler (Baby Jesus 1996)and Emma Debenport (Baby Jesus 1998) about their experiences through the years in the Christmas Pageant, as well as reveal *spoiler alert* that Caroline was Baby Jesus 1995. April is the only one in this podcast who has never portrayed Jesus.

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Episode 2 : Forgiveness

Episode 2 : Forgiveness

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

April and Caroline sigh (ok, April sighs, Caroline talks) through the topic of forgiveness, sharing some personal stories of what it means to let it go. The legendary Bob Debenport comes on to share what God is doing in his life now and looks back on all of the miracles that he’s seen in First Baptist Church over the past forty-something years.

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Episode 1 : Identity

Episode 1 : Identity

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

In this episode, we discuss identity. Our culture is currently obsessed with identity–gender identity, sexual identity, racial identity, political identity, the list could go on. How do we define ourselves, and what makes you … you? How does placing your identity in Christ free you to become more of yourself than you’ve ever been? Then, the lovely Janet Ballew joins us to share some of her faith story, what’s going on the Always Learning Online Sunday School Class, and how she keeps her faith fresh.

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