Posted by on May 06, 2015
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...
Tags: mother's day
Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on April 17, 2015
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...
Tags: render to caesar, render to god, tax day
Posted by Shana Adkisson on April 13, 2015
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.
Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on April 10, 2015
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...
Tags: jesus christ, luke
Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on April 03, 2015
He is Risen! The tomb is empty! Jesus is alive! Let us rejoice and worship! Easter Sunday is a glorious morning of worship as we celebrate and give thanks to the risen Lord. Through His sacrifice on the cross, our sins are forgiven. Through His resurrection, death has been conquered...
Tags: easter sunday
Posted by Dr. Wade Smith on April 01, 2015
It is Friday evening. Jesus, the anticipated Messiah, is dead. The dreams, hopes, and promises of a new Kingdom crucified. Jesus' followers find each other and gather in secret places. It is unknown if the Jewish and Roman authorities will be looking for them next, so they must be careful...
Tags: good friday
On a Thursday evening in Jerusalem, Jesus gathered with His disciples in an upper room to share the Passover. From the washing of feet to the sealing of His tomb, the next 24 hours would change the history of the world. He would be betrayed, denied, arrested, convicted, and...
Tags: maundy thursday
Posted by Shana Adkisson on January 15, 2015
When Jim Stewart was about 12 or 13, his grandmother told him he was going to be a minister.
“I just laughed,” Stewart said. “Over 40 years later, here I am.”
Stewart’s ministry will come to a close at First Baptist Church on December 31 when he retires as...