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Deacons and Evangelism

Churches easily misconstrue the role of deacons, elevating them to a place of prestige, power, and political clout. Scripture, however, paints the opposite picture. Contrary to prevailing opinion, deacons do not form a governing body. Instead,…

Faith Baptist Church Values

Faith Baptist Church desires to demonstrate our love for God in the Queens Borough, leading people of all ages to become joyful followers of Jesus. To that end, we embrace the following biblical values as guiding principles for all that we…

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…

My 5 for Friday (January 27, 2017)

National and world events dominate the headlines. But there is something else going on in the world that doesn't usually get front page attention. Christian missions is happening. It's been happening for 2,000 years and it is still happening…

Episode 62: Christian Community Service

Should a Christian seek out opportunities for community service, apart from family and church venues and apart from job responsibilities? Every Christian should seek out opportunities for service. It is the Christian thing to do (Mark 10:44-45).…

Christian Community Service

Should a Christian seek out opportunities for community service, apart from family and church venues and apart from job responsibilities? Every Christian should seek out opportunities for service. It is the Christian thing to do (Mark 10:44-45).…

Episode 60: No Matter What, the Church Continues

Why do true, Bible churches continues to exist and thrive since the first century? What are the "gates of hell" and how can they affect the church today? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to consider some very encouraging thoughts from Matthew 16:18…

How to Prepare for a Life in Missions

Are you a teenager or young person considering or planning for a life in foreign missions? My good friend Matt Barfield, of International Partnership Ministries (IPM), provides some strategic advice for you in this 8-minute podcast. I…

The Work of the Ministry

The Early Expansion of the Church What common feature do you find in these excerpts from Acts? “And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient…