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Pray With Us (Friday)

Posted onFebruary 28, 2014 | by: Jane Schaible | 0 comments

Will you pray with us? The women of First Free are headed off to "retreat" and learn to "press on" together March 7-8! We desperately want this upcoming weekend to be a genuine work of God. Would you commit to pray for our time together? Check back as we will be posting a request each day leading up to the retreat. ...Keep Reading

Marinating In the Gospel

Posted onFebruary 11, 2014 | by: Josh Black | 0 comments

In my sermon on Sunday, I said one of the ways we are to let the gospel abide in you (1 Jn. 2:24) is by “marinating in the gospel.” To remain in the gospel, we need regular exposure to the gospel. In my sermon I listed a number of ways we can have regular exposure to the gospel....Keep Reading

Conversation Starters

Posted onJanuary 30, 2014 | by: Curt Romig | 0 comments

Sometimes the hardest part of evangelism is just getting the conversation started. It can be awkward to ask that first question! Sometimes it feels too personal, or sometimes we are afraid of what might happen. Well here’s some ideas of how to start a gospel-centered conversation, either with a friend or a stranger. ...Keep Reading

Pressing On! 2014 Women’s Retreat

Posted onJanuary 6, 2014 | by: Jane Schaible | 0 comments

Coming together as a body of women doesn’t happen every day. I don’t know about you, but I long for those lingering moments when I am with my sisters in Christ. Times when I can pray with them, talk with them, read God’s Word with them, hear God’s Word with them, and sing His praises with them. There’s just something about it. Knowing the loveliness of sisterhood in Christ is...unexplainable....Keep Reading

Have a Very "Mary" Christmas

Posted onDecember 17, 2013 | by: Josh Black | 0 comments

But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, but one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken away from her.” (Luke 10:41-42) Black Friday marked the beginning of the Christmas season for many. And during this season the world cries out, “Have a very Martha Christmas; be busy and stressed!”...Keep Reading