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Looking Ahead…

The first words today are words of appreciation for all the good work done by our Children’s Committee, Meagan Smith, Leigh Anne Armstrong, and a host of others in preparation and execution of our Vacation Bible School. If you were present Sunday, you saw a sample of what our children experienced throughout their time together.…

Important Intersections at Auburn First Baptist

Intersections can be figurative or literal, destructive or constructive. Sometimes, they can be both. We are the church at the corners of Glenn, Gay, and College. But in 1900 we also occupied intersections of a new century, a failed pastorate, a phenomenally successful new pastorate, a period of growth unprecedented in church history, a strong…

Oral History Project: Betty Williams

Earlier today, Dr. Wayne Flynt sat down with Ms. Betty Williams, lifelong member of Auburn First Baptist Church, to record her oral history as it relates to AFBC. This is the inaugural interview in Auburn First Baptist’s Oral History Project: The Oral History Project is an endeavor of the 175th Anniversary Committee in celebration of…

Looking Ahead…

Today, I hope you will allow me to look back prior to looking ahead. Our 40th Reunion was, in my opinion, Glorious! The returning alumni and their families had a wonderful experience visiting with each other, visiting with you, worshiping together on Sunday, and enjoying that “feast of a meal” you provided following the service.…

Looking Ahead…

I am so excited about the College Choir Reunion weekend, May 24-26. We have over 90 former participants in our college ministry returning to our church from as far away as Washington State and California. They return because of what they experienced here at Auburn First Baptist. They return because of what they felt here…

Looking Ahead…

Today, prior to looking ahead, I would like to “look back” on the past three Sundays. GMO Sunday was a wonderful combination of the spoken word and the sung word. Ronnie’s Brewer’s message and Kate Campbell’s music fit so perfectly together, reminding us of our Christian duty to care for the “least of these.” (By…

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