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Date: Jun 11 2016
Time: 8:00 am

Welcome to First Baptist Church

At First Baptist Church we want to reach the world with the message of the love of Jesus Christ, God’s only Son.  We want to show how his life has changed each of us and how your life can also be transformed. We want to see more people enter into a personal relationship with Jesus […]

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Holy Land Trip, March 9–18, 2017

The Pastor's Perspective - Pastor

WALK WHERE JESUS WALKED! Attention fellow FORT PAYNIANS! Would anyone be interested in in a Holy Land tour to Israel in March 9–18, 2017? The trip would be led by my father, Dr. Wayne VanHorn, Dean of Religious Studies and the Arts at Mississippi College in Clinton, MS, with me as a humble co-pilot (or, […] read more

The Wrong Impression

The Pastor's Perspective - Pastor

Monday is sermon writing day (or at least the start of the process). This morning I worked on two separate messages, one for our congregation at FBC and another for the Brotherhood breakfast at Second Baptist down the street–or rather, up the avenue. This Sunday is Palm Sunday, when churches traditionally celebrate the beginning of […] read more

Practically Speaking, Part 2

The Pastor's Perspective - Pastor

This week's post is a continuation of last week, where we began looking in more depth at the ministry of the Holy Spirit in the lives of God's people. Last week, we discussed the Spirit ENLIVENING the WORD of God. This week, I want to explore what it means for the SPIRIT to EMBOLDEN the […] read more