Sunday Worship May 3, 2020 The creation account is both a mysterious text that causes us to think deeply — and a marvelous passage that causes us to wonder at the glory of God. In this message, we do both as we bring our “thinking caps” and “spiritual binoculars” on an exploration of Genesis 1:1. Featuring Nathaniel … More Sermon: The Marvel and the Mystery of Creation (Genesis 1:1-2:3)
In this video, Pastor Nathaniel and the deacons chart a tentative a path forward for our church. In short, our church will lean heavily on the state recommendations for gatherings, as Pastor Nathaniel explains. Plus, intern Cody teaches on 1 Thessalonians and explains what really matters in life. It’s a convicting, powerful word that should … More Bible Study: When Will Church Return? + What Really Matters in Life? (1 Thessalonians 2:17-20)
Sunday Worship April 26, 2020 Do you know God, or do you just know about him? Today, we meet God as if for the first time in Genesis 1:1. Featuring Nathaniel Williams and Cody Beasley at Cedar Rock First Baptist Church in Castalia, NC. Videography by Andrew Wagner (https://www.andwags.com/). Crack open your Bible, skim the … More Sermon: “In the Beginning…” (Genesis 1:1)
* Watch the Evening Bible Study and Prayer Time above. In this video, Cody Beasley continues our study of 1 Thessalonians. In 2:13-16, we see their response to Paul’s ministry and an acknowledge of suffering in the church. Featuring Cody Beasley on April 22. Videography by Andrew Wagner (https://www.andwags.com/).
Sunday Worship April 19, 2020 Jesus’ resurrection wasn’t the end of the story; he gave his disciples an important mission. Discover what that mission is and what it means for you. Featuring Cody Beasley and Nathaniel Williams at Cedar Rock First Baptist Church in Castalia, NC. Guest music by Willis and Dana Gupton, Dan and … More Sermon: The Great Commission (Matthew 28:16-20)
* Watch the Evening Bible Study and Prayer Time above. “God instituted the church. It’s his opinions that matter.” The past few weeks have been dramatically different for our church (and other churches). Should this be the new norm? When all of this is over, should we simply choose to worship at home every Sunday? … More Bible Study: Virtual Church Is the Exception, Not the Norm
Easter Sunday Worship April 12, 2020 On Easter Sunday, we get the ultimate solution for bad news and hopelessness — the best news of all and a source of hope. He is risen! Featuring Nathaniel Williams and Cody Beasley at Cedar Rock First Baptist Church in Castalia, NC. Videography by Andrew Wagner (https://www.andwags.com/). (We apologize … More Easter Sunday Sermon (Matthew 28:1-10)
* Watch the Evening Bible Study and Prayer Time above. In this video, Pastor Nathaniel Williams explains why Easter isn’t “cancelled.” And Cody Beasley teaches on “4 Features of a Ministry Worth Imitating” from 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12. Here’s an excerpt: Some things are worth suffering for. What’s worth suffering for in your life? Does the … More Bible Study: 4 Features of a Ministry Worth Imitating (1 Thessalonians 2:1-12)
Sunday Worship April 5, 2020 What do we make of Black Saturday — that strange day between the anguish of Good Friday and the joy of Resurrection Sunday? And what do we make of our own Black Saturdays — when we are filled with grief? Crack open your Bible, skim the bulletin (below), open your hearts, and … More Sermon: Black Saturday (Matthew 27:55-66)
We’re planning our Easter Worship Service video for next week, and we want everyone to play a part — from toddlers to senior adults! Here’s how you can (virtually) be a part of our worship service — the Easter Photo Challenge (for the kids) and the Easter Praise Challenge (for the adults)! This could be really special, … More Be a (Virtual) Part of our Easter Worship Service!