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Women in Ministry: A Brief Summary

By Dennis Wiles | June 12, 2024

INTRODUCTION In this brief summary, let me begin a few declarative statements:   I believe in the authority of Holy Scripture – The Bible is the Word of God, divinely inspired and it is authoritative in the life of every believer. The Bible has to be properly interpreted – God’s Word is an ancient library…

The Five Love Languages

By Luke Stehr | June 11, 2024

What are the five love languages?  The Five Love Languages were developed by a minister, author, and speaker Gary Chapman. They’re a tool for helping people understand themselves in relationships and better connect with their spouses, friends, and children. You can take a quiz to learn what your love language is, and you can read…

Navigating Motherhood Together: Creating a Community of Support

By Kasey Fagan | June 9, 2024

Don’t Mom Alone, Mom Together I’m not the first to say it, but some of us need to hear it again – Don’t mom alone, mom together. There I was, six weeks post-partum, with my precious newborn asleep in the bassinet next to me, and I couldn’t stop my tears. I had this overwhelming sense of…

How College Students Can Continue In Their Faith Over The Summer

By Pearce Schreck | June 9, 2024

Living out your Christian faith in college is already difficult enough, but it can be even more difficult to do this over the summer. Often times when college students go home over the summer it can be hard for them to find the same community, they had at college back at home. This makes it…

Making The Most of Their Last Summer

By Chelsea Judkins | June 9, 2024

Your child’s senior year overflows with lasts: the last football game, the last curtain call, the last dance, the last awards ceremony. Until finally… the last day of school. If you’re anything like me, those lasts swell with bittersweet tension. Pride in all the ways your child has grown and flourished, an aching sadness for…

The Problem of Pain

By Curt Grice | May 17, 2024

Pain comes in a wide array of shapes, sizes, sources, and solutions. At some point, in some way, everyone experiences it. You could say that “pain” is one of the things we all have in common. And pain has a remarkable capacity to get our attention. It doesn’t really matter what you’re doing at the…

The True Meaning of Forgiveness: Don’t Give Up

By Ryan Chandler | May 15, 2024

Has anyone ever done something so terrible to you that you labeled it “unforgivable?” Then, today’s blog is for you. Forgiveness is one of the most challenging ideals that Jesus ever talked about. One of the reasons for that is we don’t know when we’ve done it or not. How do I know if I’ve…

10 Reasons Not to Go to Church

By Luke Stehr | May 14, 2024

Life throws curveballs, and sometimes that means missing church. But at FBC Arlington, we’ve got your back. Whether you’re in a hospital bed, lacking a ride, or welcoming a new addition to your family, our community extends far beyond the church walls. Join us online, find support, and rediscover belonging, regardless of where you’ve been…

Stewarding the Integrity of Our Christian Witness

By Ashley Berryhill | May 13, 2024

The Living Resurrection Hope  The resurrection hope of Jesus is not a political agenda. Nor is the resurrected life a mere state of existence. It’s an active embodiment of the grace, love, and truth emanating from a God who brings freedom, life, and strength to all who follow Him. It’s a call to transformation, in…