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Reflections

Once the days of January start to accumulate and the memories of the holidays begin to wane, we find ourselves in the midst of days that are routine and predictable. Our attention is drawn back to staff meetings, doctor appointments, project deadlines, and making it to Friday each week, as we walk along the flat…

Reflections

As we enter into the first month of the year, we begin again in many ways. We begin again by turning another page on the calendar and starting another year together. We begin again as we continue to celebrate the season of Christmas and as we recognize the light of Epiphany, remembering when the Magi…

Reflections

If we lean in closely and start to listen carefully, beyond the busy routines of each week, we might hear someone mention the flurry of events in the weeks to come. In one moment we are tending to normal tasks and business as usual and then in the next breath we look down at the…

Looking Ahead…

You may have already read “Reflections” by our new pastor, Dr. Tripp Martin. His arrival surely fulfills much of my “Looking Ahead.” Tripp and I have had the opportunity to spend several hours together both before and since he was called as our next pastor, and I must tell you I am so excited! One…

Reflections

From our first step inside the church, we were greeted with such welcome and kindness. We continue to give thanks for the warmth of the congregation, as we think about our weekend in Auburn and now as we talk about moving to Auburn. Driving into town and noticing the college students walking through campus, seeing…

Introducing Dr. Tripp Martin

Auburn First Baptist Church is delighted to announce as its new pastor, Dr. John M. “Tripp” Martin, III. Originally from Augusta, Georgia, Tripp earned a degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia, a Master of Divinity degree from Wake Forest University, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the McAfee School of Theology…

The Boat

On this Lord’s Day, in rooms much like this one with its beautiful breathtaking stained glass and the prayer-soaked walls of this sanctuary, along with rooms much different from this one—in cities and towns and tribes around the world—sit the people of God worshiping together. This is where we plunge the depths of the gifts…

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