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Herald the Coming of the King

Herald the Coming of the King

One Saturday morning several weeks ago, I sat in my bed having my quiet time. I had begun to read a new advent devotional that had been released the month before. I already had gotten the idea that if it was good and solid, I’d like to have a book club of sorts during...

The Untamable Tongue

The Untamable Tongue

The Christian walk is one we embark on every day as a believer in Jesus Christ. The Bible tells us we are to live as Christ - in holiness. We all know to live holy can not be attained in humanity except by Jesus Himself. I, as a redeemed man, bought by the blood of...

Discipleship

The Means of Laying Aside

The Means of Laying Aside

What are Discipleship Groups (D-Groups)? One year ago, Pastor Tim returned from his 10-week sabbatical. During this extended time away from FBP, his goal was to research and create a plan to increase discipleship within and among the body of this church. One of the...

Foundations of Generational Sin

Foundations of Generational Sin

I often hear in Christian circles, increasing concerns over the present state of the world and the downward trend of our nation away from God. Christians are stunned by the rapid acceleration  towards moral depravity that is blatantly visible. This isn’t a new...

Missions

Join the ESL Team

Join the First Baptist Powell ESL Team that serves at Norwood Elementary. We need childcare workers, teachers, and helpers. You do not need to be ESL certified in order to join our team! Classes begin Thursday, August 22. For more information, contact Janice Ramsey at...

ARE YOU A MISSIONARY?

ARE YOU A MISSIONARY?

One of the results of living in a post-modern age is that the concept of truth has become, to say the least, fuzzy. In fact, the proposition that there exists anything approaching absolute truth is questioned if not completely dismissed. This unwillingness to accept...

A Look Ahead at What 2018 Has in Store

A Look Ahead at What 2018 Has in Store

A few weeks ago, Tim McGhee announced our premiere initiative for 2018 called Op2Bless. Op2Bless is a call to every church member to, very simply, bless their neighbors by praying for them, listening to them, sharing a meal together, serving them in some capacity, and...

Testimony

Reflections from a Morning Run

Reflections from a Morning Run

This blog was written in early May. This morning was a major milestone for me. It was the first time I’d run through Powell innearly 10-months after suffering injury. As I ran again outside for the first time, I reflected onwhat it meant to me, and thought I might...

My Grace is Sufficient

My Grace is Sufficient

My Grace is Sufficient 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is perfected in weakness.” Therefore, I will most gladly boast all the more about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may reside in me.  So I take...

Wednesday’s word for women

From the Womb to the Tomb: Building a Culture of Life

From the Womb to the Tomb: Building a Culture of Life

"She keeps hanging on."  I remember hearing my dad's weary voice on the other end of the phone. I was in New Jersey and he was here in Tennessee. My grandmother, his mother, was actively dying of cancer. She was unconscious in a hospice center. I had never before...

The Gospel Coalition Women’s Conference REcap: Part two

The Gospel Coalition Women’s Conference REcap: Part two

Session: A Recap of the Keynote Sessions taught by Melissa Kruger, Jackie Hill Perry, John Piper, Jen Wilkin, Nancy Guthrie, Courtney Doctor, and Julius Kim Written by Brandie Satterfield I have a terrible memory.  Sometimes it is a blessing (what was I mad...

The Gospel Coalition Women’s Conference: Recap part One

The Gospel Coalition Women’s Conference: Recap part One

Dear FBP Women,  On June 16-18, six of us from FBP were able to attend The Gospel Coalition’s Women’s Conference. Over a period of three days, each of us attended seven keynote teaching sessions where speakers such as John Piper, Jen Wilkin, and others, taught on...