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Episode 103: A Spectator in Your Church

Are you a spectator in your own church? Church is a group of people, transformed by the gospel, who gather together on a regular basis to serve, not to observe. Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to consider whether or not you are participating…

A Spectator in Your Church

Are you a spectator in your own church? What I mean to ask is whether you watch what's going on or whether you participate. Perhaps you are like many believers, adopting the mistaken idea that church is a place to go on Sunday, when its convenient.…

Good Works By Example

The Way Paul Ends His Letter to Titus Paul ends his letter to Titus by restating the theme of good works, which he repeatedly emphasizes throughout. The blunt reality of church ministry is that Christian disciples do not automatically volunteer…

Episode 99: Guest Interview with Mike Redick

Is evangelism something reserved for a person called an evangelist, or is it the responsibility of every believer? In the mid-1900's, evangelism strategy in the United States focused heavily on a door-to-door outreach. Is this still a wise strategy? Guest…

Does This Offend You?

Have you ever been followed? I don’t have any clear memories of somebody following me. But I do know what it feels like to have a car driving behind me for a while, turn after turn, as though I were being followed. Now it never turns out to…

Episode 87: Teacher Interview with David Bennett

What does it mean to make disciples and to mentor Christians? Have you ever been mentored in your Christian life? Are you effectively mentoring others? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller as he asks David Bennett important questions like this. The…

Mentoring Men Successfully

Faith Baptist Church thanks Bro. David Bennett for his recent teaching ministry, equipping us with important principles for for biblical, effective mentoring and disciple-making. Here are the links you need to review the material or check it…

My 5 for Friday (January 6, 2017)

Who are the children in your family, ministry or sphere of influence? Do you love them as Jesus did (Matthew 19:14)? Are you teaching them and building their faith as Jesus would have you to do? Take a look at this week's My 5 for Friday to…

Gospel Conversations

Three Case Studies 1. Kent and Monica Walters at the Grocery Store Checkout Kent and Monica Walters spent an hour shopping for groceries on a Friday night. It was the end of a busy work week, and they were eager to get home for some supper…

Friendship for the Journey

As I reflect on this calendar year of ministry, I thank God for the friendship, partnership and camaraderie of the people of Faith Baptist Church. Though God gives pastors to churches, he also gives churches every member to minister alongside…