Giving Thanks in All Circumstances

As we draw closer to Thanksgiving, we desire to give thanks to God for all His blessings in all circumstances. In this sermon, we shall discuss some common hindrances to thankfulness and how to overcome them. While this is not an exhaustive list, it covers some key relationships in our lives. Let us consider: OurContinue reading Giving Thanks in All Circumstances

Values: Why Are We Doing What We Are Doing?

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Vision: Values – Why are we doing what we are doing? We are in the midst of a sermon series on the necessity of keeping our focus. We are at a time in the life of our church in which we must prayerfully discern our mission, vision, andContinue reading Values: Why Are We Doing What We Are Doing?

Vision: Mission – What Are We Supposed To Be Doing?

This Sunday morning we will focus on our Mission as Christians and as a local Church. When we speak about our mission we are asking the question: “What are we supposed to be doing?” Is our mission to serve the community? Deliver meals? Pick up trash? Provide clothing? Is our mission to meet once aContinue reading “Vision: Mission – What Are We Supposed To Be Doing?”

Vision: Identity – Who Are We?

We learned last week that many people around us are hurting. They are looking for answers or at least something to take away the pain. The most common “answers” people turn to are: money, possessions, fame, drugs, alcohol, love, and sex. None of these satisfy because none of them can address the root cause ofContinue reading “Vision: Identity – Who Are We?”

Vision: Needs – What’s Going On?

Introduction In Hebrews 12:1-2, we were instructed to “lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus…” (Heb 12:1-2). This command applies to every Christian and it also applies to Churches. Churches can become hindered byContinue reading “Vision: Needs – What’s Going On?”