At First Baptist, we seek to fulfill the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) by doing three things well:
Bridges are important in our community.
In the past, they have helped us cross creeks, rivers, and railroads. They have been a past and current key to the economy in our community and county. When each of those bridges were built, it was a big deal that they could cross whatever they were made to cross. We all have a void in our life that is also a big deal. This void can only be crossed by having a true relationship with Jesus Christ. Sure, we try and build our own bridges, with money, recreation, or any number of things good or bad. However, none of these bridges we’ve constructed ourselves take us where we want to go. They only lead to emptiness, despair, hopelessness, and ultimately an eternity separated from God (see Romans 6:23 – “The wages of sin is death”). Jesus tells us in John 14:6 that “I Am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father, except through Me”. Jesus lived a perfect life without sin, paid the price of a horrible death on a cross (see Romans 5:8 – “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us”), and rose again on the third day to give us a way to be made right with God again. He made the bridge that we could never complete on our own. Take the first step of your Journey with Christ by accepting His gift of eternal life – Cross the bridge. He’s waiting to forgive you and begin a relationship with you.