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“Lots” of Christmas

By Courtney McDaniel | December 21, 2022

The Christmas Season is here! You may be home from work, your children are out of school or childcare, you are gearing up for some travel, or preparing to host guests in your home. In my home, we are watching our favorite Christmas movies, getting ready to make our favorite Christmas snacks, and making a…

Why Is Christmas Important?

By Tanner Watson | December 21, 2022

Howdy!  If you have been around our church at all recently you probably have heard that we are close to celebrating Christmas.  If you don’t know what Christmas is, it is the season and day when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ whom we recognize as our Lord and Savior.  Now, a lot of…

Blessed People Bless People

By Nanette Johnson | December 20, 2022

As we bring 2022 to a close, I also bring my time of ministry at First Baptist Arlington to a close. The year 2023 will bring new opportunities and blessings for each of us. This end-of-the-year season provides a natural time to reflect on our many blessings. It feels fitting for me to share a…

Traditions and Memories

By David Butts | December 11, 2022

Traditions and Memories To say that I rarely get on Facebook would be a major understatement. I share an account with my wife Lori in name only. She is the one that checks Facebook and lets me know about what people are posting. Every now and then I will look on Facebook and see for…

Starting a New Workout Regimen

By Tara Tomes | December 1, 2022

It’s a new year, and with the new year comes the common motto, “New Year, new me!” Beginning is exciting and it almost feels like you get the chance to start over and have fresh start. The most common resolution is getting healthy in the new year. Usually, these resolutions die off within the first…

What Are We Without Our Volunteers?

By Tanner Watson | December 1, 2022

Howdy!  If you have ever attended any kind of service or event at First Baptist Arlington, I would say there is a 100% chance that you were served in some way by a volunteer.  The person who greeted you at the door, sang to you from the stage, told you where to park, ran slides…

Gift Giving

By Nanette Johnson | December 1, 2022
Gift Giving

We spend a lot of time during the Christmas Season thinking about gifts and gift giving. Giving just the right gift takes thought. How well you know the person greatly informs the choosing process. And then your personality colors the way you choose as well. Depending on your personality, some people may find gift-giving stressful…

Preparing for Advent

By Dennis Wiles | November 23, 2022

Yesterday, I was walking through the various gathering areas on our church campus: Charlie Hamill Welcome Center, Lobby of the Wade Building, East and South Commons, and the Lobby of the Preschool/Children’s Building. All of them were buzzing with activity. We had folks working hard as they were decorating our campus for Advent. This morning,…

Christmas at First Baptist Arlington

By Dennis Wiles | November 22, 2022
Christmas at First Baptist Arlington

Christmas is such a special time of year!  And we want to invite you to Christmas at First Baptist Arlington! We call our celebration Advent – a term used by the church that refers to the waiting and arrival of Christ.  For us, Christmas is what gives our faith – and in turn our lives…