This podcast began when church service was suspended during the Covid - 19 pandemic. The church goes on. Even though we are physically apart we are a connected community, strong in faith, hope, and God's unfailing love.
How do we respond to the great losses in our lives? The Bible says much about that. The story of Naomi and Ruth from the Book of Ruth is an example of how our love for each other is what real family is all about.
Features Rev. Jan Walsh and Rev. Marsha McQueen - Associate Pastors of First Baptist Church of Madison, NC. Concluding remarks by Dr. Chuck McGathy concerning the life of his recently deceased wife Dawn.
In the Christian and Hebrew scriptures names had a special significance. Jesus made a name for himself as he changed water into wine and Jacob was transformed into a man with a new name. Listen and learn how God can transform anyone willing to wrestle with him.
As we celebrate the birthday of our country it is important that we understand that human equality and justice for all is the bedrock principle. This idea is supported by Jesus and the scriptures and should inspire us toward greater love for one another.
Worship broadcast on Father's Day 2020 explores the richness of the term "Father" as Jesus used it to refer to God. It also explores how that relationship is encountered and shared with others through the Lord's prayer.
We all experience loss. Today many are heartbroken and wondering where God is in their grief. The answer is provided by Jesus who promises to stick by us no matter what. The worship is concluded with a personal story of grief and grace.
Splanchnizomai is the Greek word that means " consumed with compassion." Jesus was deeply compassionate about the hurt of others. He took action to change the situation. His example comforts and inspires the Church.
When we go through tough times we need to embrace the ethic of love, one for another. Memorial Day 2020 gives us an opportunity to consider what kind of love we are called to have in and through the Church.
The story of Saul of Tarsus meeting Jesus on the road to Damascus is a story of profound importance. But it is also the story of the Church welcoming a new member. What can we learn from Saul (Paul) and his conversion and teaching?
The stories of Cain and Abel and the triumphal entry of Jesus into the city of Jerusalem are interrelated. What message of hope, forgiveness, and reconciliation does God have for us all on this Palm Sunday as we meet by radio?
From Ezekiel the Hebrew prophet we hear an unusual story that is the heart if the Biblical message. Along with a new segment: "Commentary from the Community" there is a final Bible lesson from the Creation story in Genesis. www.firstbaptistchurchofmadison.org
How you can know you are safe in God's love. You do not have to live in fear, but trust in the knowledge that God loves you and will provide way for you. To contact Dr. McGathy: Email at email@example.com Phone message: 336-548-6112. Web Site: www.firstbaptistchurchofmadison.org
The psalmist asks, "Why are you downcast my soul?" Then the answer, "Hope in Go, for I shall again praise him." Can we do that too? The Sunday School lesson is on the lessons we can learn about how we ought to create to our environment. It is a new look at the story of the Flood and Noah entitled "As it Was in the days of Noah." For more: www.firstbaptistchurchofmadison.org
How are the Biblical stories of the rebuilding of Jerusalem's ruined walls and the encounter Jesus had with a woman of Samria connected? In the Sunday School lesson that follows the first words of Genesis are considered.