Message Title: Shared Leadership
Text: Exodus 18:13-23
Take Home Point: God's people and the ministry to which He has called them is far too important for any one person to handle alone.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing Great is the Lord and Have Faith in God followed by the Worship Choir singing This I Believe (Creed). The First Baptist congregation singing The Solid Rock and Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) and concluding with Matthew Jones singing You Were There.
Message Title: When We Choose to Believe
Text: John 20:24-29
Take Home Point: Jesus will meet you right where you are and transform your life even if you have doubts and questions.
Message Title: Living Examples
Text: 1 Timothy 3:8-13
Take Home Point: The life of a deacon should reveal to others the truth of the gospel and provide an example of what it means to follow Jesus.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing Lord Here In This Place, Let's Just Praise the Lord, Emmanuel, Come Thou Long Expected Jesus, and How Deep the Father's Love for Us followed by He Touched Me sung by Fred Ward with Jerry and Ida Hale
Message Title: When We Choose to Obey
Text: Matthew 1:18-25
Take Home Point: When God reveals His plans to you, He is inviting you to join Him in fulfilling His plans through obedience.
Message Title: A Critical Ministry
Text: Acts 6:1-7
Take Home Point: Ministers and deacons are called to unique but complementary ministries that together enable the church to fulfill its calling effectively.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing Hosanna (Praise Is Rising), My Faith Has Found a Resting Place, Have Faith in God, Cry of My Heart, I Know Whom I Have Believed, and My Faith Looks Up to Thee followed by Jim Duncan singing No More Night
Message Title: When We Choose Faithfulness
Text: Daniel 1:8-21
Take Home Point: When we choose to be faithful to what God has revealed to us, we demonstrate a heart that God can use for His glory.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing Glorious Is Thy Name, How Great Thou Art, Christ Is Enough, Jesus What a Friend for Sinners, and I'd Rather Have Jesus followed by Kira Gibbs singing Storyteller accompanied by Benjamin Carpenter
Message Title: When God Is Big Enough
Text: 1 Samuel 17:26-47
Take Home Point: Everything God has done in your past has been to prepare you for what He desires to do in you and through you in the future.
Included Music: First Baptist congregation singing My Country 'Tis of Thee, God Bless America, America the Beautiful, Because of Your Love, Enough, and Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus followed by Dr. Tom Isbell singing People Need the Lord
Message Title: When We Shortcut Faith
Text: Genesis 16:1-6
Take Home Point: When we attempt to fulfill God's plan in our ways, the result will never be all God desires for us because our ways simply are not His ways.