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New Beginnings

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

It was graduation morning and I was up at the crack of dawn. My friends and I decided that we would celebrate our special day with a round of golf at Tulsa’s LaFortune Golf Course. It was a beautiful spring day and in the midst of all the fun, remembering the great times we had in high ...

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Mother's Day is HERE!

Posted by FBC Norman on

  Sunday, May 10, is Mother’s Day! Have you made your plans yet?  As you arrive at FBC Norman this Sunday, plan to spend a little extra time on your way to your LifeGroup. From 8:45 - 9:30 a.m. in Hallock Hall, we will have a Mother’s Day Reception for the whole church. We ...

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Tags: mother's day

Keep Calm and Stay Up Late!

Posted by Crystal Byrd on

Our annual spring sleepover this year was epic. Not only did we have a glow stick party, nerf war (complete with charging stations and a Spiderman obstacle), scary sardines in the dark, and a phenomenal talent show, but we also had youth volunteers that made the night awesome. Eight of our youth ...

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Tags: children's ministry

Everything You Could Ever Want to Know About Chad Smith*

Posted by FBC Norman on

This is an exciting time in the life of our church, and because of that, this blog post will be longer than normal, so please keep reading to the end. First, we'll have a bio, then we'll have his schedule for this week/weekend. If what you want to know about him isn't answered here and your ...

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Growing Intergenerational Faith

Posted by Rich Lubbers on

A week and a half ago, I had the distinct pleasure to watch something that I think few youth ministers get to see. I got to see the future of our church. Youth and children got on vans during normal Wednesday night times and were delivered to long term care facilities of all kinds to give pots of ...

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Tags: children's ministry, intergenerational, youth ministry

Render...

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

In a letter to French scientist Jean-Baptiste Leroy in November 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Nothing is certain but death and taxes.” With the passing of April 15 just a couple days ago, we can affirm this certainty. When asked about paying taxes to Rome, Jesus replied, ...

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Tags: render to caesar, render to god, tax day

CenturyMen

Posted by Shana Adkisson on

     The CenturyMen, a men’s chorus of professional Christian musicians who are ministers of music, concert artists, college faculty members and state music leaders from across America, will perform in Norman for the first time in several years. The CenturyMen, ...

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To Norman With Love 2015

Posted by Angela Atkins on

It’s here! Each year since 2010 our church has set aside a weekend to serve our community together. This emphasis grew to include several churches banding together for a citywide faith based day of service. As I have participated in and led the event over the years, I saw the need to broaden ...

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Tags: community ministry

Easter Beginnings

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

Easter has come and gone.  Or has it?  What if Easter is the beginning of something new, not just the remembrance of something old? By looking at the initial days of Jesus’ earthly ministry through the eyes of Luke, we discover that Jesus began His earthly ministry with great ...

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Tags: jesus christ, luke

Severe Weather Precautions

Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on

The possibility of severe weather has been forecast for our area this evening. Please keep weather aware and use your best judgment in making plans to attend Wednesday activities. Any cancellations will be posted on our website, social media, and local television stations. In the event that storms ...

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Tags: weather

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