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By David Butts | January 23, 2023

It seems like 2023 is already going at a rapid speed. It was just a few weeks ago life was at a much slower pace over the Christmas and New Year’s break. One of the things that I cherished most about the first couple of weeks of the new year was the opportunity to focus…

Winter Challenge – A new family rhythm

By Courtney McDaniel | January 17, 2023

Welcome to the new year! Do you make new year’s resolutions, set goals, or begin new habits? As a Winter Challenge to our Preschool Families, we want to encourage you to set a new family rhythm. Here are some steps of encouragement as you begin. Step 1: Tell someone – saying it aloud to someone…

Worship: What is required?

By Charlie Pannell | January 5, 2023

Think with me for a moment. What is required of you to worship the Lord? Is it good singing? Proper clothing? it is connected to much more than just a stylistic musical expression. Worshipping the Lord is much more than singing or even attending church. It’s deeper. It requires your life! Over this last semester…

Stay Hydrated

By Tara Tomes | December 24, 2022

If you had to choose a drink of choice, most of the time it’s something enjoyable like coffee, tea, or a soda of some kind. In my husband’s case, its Dr. Pepper all day long. Not drinking enough water daily is one of the most common mistakes one can make. It can be hard to…

How to form a Habit

By Tara Tomes | December 24, 2022

Have you ever wondered what motivates people to stick to a fitness routine? How can someone stay so consistent? There are many reasons why one is willing to stay on track while implementing a healthy lifestyle. For example: -Having a well thought out workout regimen -Setting a goal -Making/having time in your schedule -Having a personal trainer…

Week One Winter Challenge- 5 Tips for Healthy Eating During the Holidays

By Tara Tomes | December 24, 2022

Week One- Winter Challenge “5 Tips for Healthy Eating During the Holidays”   The holidays have arrived! If you’re anything like me, the Christmas sweets have been calling your name, and you can’t wait to get a hold of some Christmas cookies! The holidays can be a difficult time to decide to implement a healthier diet.…

Looking at your Family

By First Baptist | December 24, 2022

One of the most popular books on emotional health from a Christian perspective is Pete Scazzero’s Emotionally Healthy Spirituality. One chapter in this book is entitled “Going Back In Order To Go Forward: Breaking The Power Of The Past.” Scazzero addresses the reality that we are all born into a certain family of origin, and…

Self Care

By First Baptist | December 24, 2022

“Self-care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self and give the care it requires, we do it not only for ourselves, but for the many others whose lives…

Resources at FBCA

By First Baptist | December 24, 2022

As we wrap up this Winter Challenge, there are several resources our church offers that may be helpful as you consider how to apply all that we’ve studied. Based on the previous weeks’ topics, could God be inviting you to participate in any of these ministries in order to be a more vibrant, healthier person?…