Why Lent?

Why Lent?

Intentionally setting aside time to do something is a good way to build new habits. The season of Lent is a season where we try out fasting from something in order to fill our time with more meaningful things – things that make us closer to God and to our neighbors....
On Being Baptist: BJC & Religious Liberty

On Being Baptist: BJC & Religious Liberty

In 2017, I was honored to be chosen as a BJC Fellow. Many of you have probably heard of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, as it is an organization that has been around in our nation’s capital protecting religious freedom for over 80 years – protecting...
New Gatherings in 2020

New Gatherings in 2020

Originally printed in our monthly CrossCurrents newsletter. Don’t get our newsletter in your inbox? Sign up here. We are in an exciting season of thoughtful change and hopeful anticipation in 2020! We are excited to welcome Becky Collins as our new minister of...
Shared Ministry and Sacred Partnering

Shared Ministry and Sacred Partnering

In 2020, First Baptist Church is going to look for ways to practice “sacred partnering.” Mark Tidsworth, our speaker for our ReShape Conference on March 14th (who will also join us Sunday morning, March 15th in Sunday School and worship), describes what sacred...

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