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FBC Sumter Statement on Racial Reconciliation
Posted by Kevin Blalock on

Our nation has experienced a season of tragedy. Over the past month, we have observed another instance of police brutality and the unjust killing of an African American man. We have also seen peaceful protests evolve into rioting, looting, and chaos, leading to destruction.   As a...

Regathering Phase One - Gathering Together in Homes
Posted by Kevin Blalock on

We know you want to be together, we know God wants His people together (Hebrews 10:25) and we know you want worship to be safe. The Lord grants us wisdom (James 1:5) and that is what we are seeking as we re-unite the local church over the next few months. The first step for us in regathering is...

3.24.2020 Coronavirus Update
Posted by Kevin Blalock on

FBC Family, We wanted to provide you with a few updates that affect the coming weeks. All activities on our campus are postponed until further notice. We will not gather on Sunday mornings until the restrictions on public gatherings are lifted.  Events such as our children's musical are...

3.17.2020 Coronavirus Update
Posted by Kevin Blalock on

FBC Family, ALL church activities for this week (3/18-3/22) have been CANCELED. This includes meetings, Wednesday night activities, Sunday morning and Sunday night activities, and any other Bible studies on our campus.  We will have an online Sunday school class that you can tune into on...

Coronavirus Update
Posted by Kevin Blalock on

FBC Family, This is a very unique time. We have been monitoring updates on the virus, our state and nation, cancellations and postponements, and proper responses over the past few days. We want to be very wise in how we respond during this time, and also practice Scriptures like Philippians 4...

God's Glory
Posted by Kevin Blalock on

I love the Psalms. I truly should say my love for the Psalms is ever-growing. In the Psalms, you get raw emotion, praise, sorrow, and everything in between. They are real, and we all can resonate with the different emotions the Psalms evoke. There are times when we are in awe of our Father, on...

Love Your....Enemies?
Posted by Kevin Blalock on

Jesus often calls us to do difficult things in light of the gospel. They seem so difficult because they are so contrary to our human nature. They aren’t ‘natural’ things to do. Sometimes, if we are honest, they seem impossible, especially when we are in the moment that we are...

Bible Reading 2019
Posted by Kevin Blalock on

One of the ways we grow in our knowledge of God and our love for Him is to read His Word. Reading God's Word is the number one way that people grow in their relationship with Jesus. This year some of our staff will be doing the reading plan attached below and we would love for you to read along...

Advent
Posted by Kevin Blalock on

The Christmas season is quickly approaching. For Christians this brings excitement, as we look toward celebrating the incarnation. Christmas is when the eternal Son of God, the promised Messiah, the Word, became flesh. The sinless Son of God entered into a sinful world to live a perfect life...

The Christian Life is a Marathon, Not a Sprint
Posted by Kevin Blalock on

  I recently have tried to start consistently running again. It is something I have always enjoyed, but in the past few years fell by the wayside as other things took more of my time. When I went out and ran for a few days in a row for the first time in a while, I was surprised by two...