Sermons

TitleSubjectDelivered ByCentral PassageDate

Morning Worship July 25, 2021

Morning Worship Service RecordingFBCSunday,
July 25, 2021
11:00 AM

“Love, Light, and Wisdom”

What kind of lifestyle does the world we live in require from the church?Rick WillisEphesians 5:1–21Sunday,
July 18, 2021
11:00 AM

“Things Jesus Changes”

Trusting Jesus starts a chain reaction of change in our lives.Rick WillisEphesians 4:25–32Sunday,
July 11, 2021
11:00 AM

“The Truth Is in Jesus”

What does it take to know the joy and abundant life that Jesus offers?Rick WillisEphesians 4:17–24Sunday,
July 4, 2021
11:00 AM

"The Church's Calling"

The church has a calling that is different from every other community or institution in the world.Rick WillisEphesians 4:1–16Sunday,
June 27, 2021
11:00 AM

“The Strength to Hold Jesus”

Growing up into the character of Jesus takes strength, and God gives it.Rick WillisEphesians 3:14–21Sunday,
June 20, 2021
11:00 AM

“The Church’s Gift and Promise”

The gift of knowing Jesus brings the church an amazing promise.Rick WillisEphesians 3:1–13Sunday,
June 13, 2021
11:00 AM

“Peace Is a Person”

Jesus himself is our peace.Rick WillisEphesians 2:13–18Sunday,
June 6, 2021
11:00 AM

“God Loves Us to Life”

When we were dead to the kingdom of God, he made a way to love us to life with him through JesusRick WillisEphesians 2:1–10Sunday,
May 30, 2021
11:00 AM

Celebrating the Life of Cleta Jones

Funeral Service RecordingFBCThursday,
May 27, 2021
11:00 AM

“May You Know What You’ve Got”

Pray for the church to know what we've got so that we can live it to the full.Rick WillisEphesians 1:15–23Sunday,
May 23, 2021
11:00 AM

“Church from Heaven’s View”

How different is the world's view of church from heaven's view?Rick WillisEphesians 1:1–14Sunday,
May 16, 2021
11:00 AM

“A Woman of Faith”

Love, faith, and dependence on Jesus bring new life into parenting.Larry MillsMark 7:24–30Sunday,
May 9, 2021
11:00 AM

“Kingdom Essentials”

From the beginning of the church, three essentials mark life in the Kingdom of God.Rick WillisActs 1:12–14Sunday,
May 2, 2021
11:00 AM

“Kingdom Clarity”

Entering the Kingdom of God requires leaving the kingdom of me.Rick WillisActs 1:6-8Sunday,
April 25, 2021
11:00 AM

“Jesus’ Favorite Subject”

Jesus' favorite subject is the Kingdom of God.Rick WillisActs 1:3Sunday,
April 18, 2021
11:00 AM

"From Farmer to Deliverer"

God gives us courage and strength to fulfill our purpose with God.James McLendonJudges 6:11-40Sunday,
April 11, 2021
11:00 AM

"What the Resurrection Changes"

The Resurrection of Jesus changes everything that is touched by death.Rick WillisLuke 24:1–12Sunday,
April 4, 2021
11:00 AM

“The Saving Sacrifice”

Three things the Lord's Supper does.Rick WillisLuke 22:14–23Sunday,
March 28, 2021
11:00 AM

“Sought by the Savior”

When you really seek life with God you discover that Jesus was already seeking life with you—and you won’t be the same.Rick WillisLuke 19:1–10Sunday,
March 21, 2021
11:00 AM

“A Dangerous Assumption”

Jesus says that we might be making dangerous assumptions about the good life and what’s next.Rick WillisLuke 16:19–31Sunday,
March 14, 2021
11:00 AM

“Eureka!”

Three familiar parables and an overlooked point from Jesus.Rick WillisLuke 15Sunday,
March 7, 2021
11:00 AM

“Our Challenging Savior”

Jesus turned human speculation about suffering and death into a personal challenge to repent.Rick WillisLuke 13:1–9Sunday,
February 28, 2021
11:00 AM

“A Powerful Preview”

The transfiguration of Jesus is a powerful preview of what will become of us when we trust and follow Jesus.Rick WillisLuke 9:28–36Sunday,
February 21, 2021
11:00 AM

"A Study in Contrasts"

Jesus wants to know why we call Him Lord and not do what He tells us.Rick WillisLuke 6:43–49Sunday,
February 7, 2021
11:00 AM

"Live for the Ruler"

Don't just live for the rules, live for the Ruler.Rick WillisLuke 6:6–16Sunday,
January 31, 2021
11:00 AM

“Little, Uncomfortable Decisions”

Entering the joyous resources of life with Jesus starts with little, uncomfortable decisions to obey him nowRick WillisLuke 5:1–11Sunday,
January 24, 2021
11:00 AM

“The Narrow Way vs. Narrow Minds”

It’s possible to admire Jesus while still really believing our own selfish hearts instead of him.Rick WillisLuke 4:14–30Sunday,
January 17, 2021
11:00 AM

“God’s Invincible Pleasure”

Three faithful responses to our time in history.Rick WillisLuke 3:21–22Sunday,
January 10, 2021
11:00 AM

“The Heritage of Happiness”

How a biblical family line points to glad fulfillment in Jesus.Rick WillisGen. 30:12–13; Deut. 33:24–25; Luke 2:36–38Sunday,
January 3, 2021
11:00 AM

"Born to Make a Difference"

No crisis in the world is greater than how people see Jesus.Rick WillisLuke 2:22–40Sunday,
December 27, 2020
11:00 AM

“Possibilities with Jesus”

What we can know from the miraculous announcement to Mary of NazarethRick WillisLuke 1:26–38Sunday,
December 20, 2020
11:00 AM

"Keep the End in View”

How anticipating Jesus’ return equips us for life right nowRick WillisMark 13:32–37Sunday,
December 13, 2020
11:00 AM

Celebrating the Life of Bill Bradley

Funeral Service RecordingFBCWednesday,
December 9, 2020
2:00 PM

“No Comparison”

Only God satisfies our deepest longings for real life.Rick WillisMicah 7:18–20; John 6:66–68Sunday,
November 22, 2020
11:00 AM

"What Is Faith?”

Faith is a life of interactive relationship with God, available through Jesus.Rick WillisHabakkuk 2:1–4Sunday,
November 15, 2020
11:00 AM

"After the Swarm"

The church's mission is to proclaim repentance and faith in God's promises until Jesus returns.Rick WillisJoel 2:25Sunday,
November 8, 2020
11:00 AM

“Persecution Perspectives”

God's Word commands us to remember the persecuted church.Rick WillisHebrews 13:3Sunday,
November 1, 2020
11:00 AM

"Judge Jonah"

What Jonah's story reveals about us and GodRick WillisJonahSunday,
October 25, 2020
11:00 AM

“Loving God”

How to love God back, who loves you first.Rick WillisHoseaSunday,
October 18, 2020
11:00 AM

“How God’s Love Works”

What are the source and goal of God's love for you?Rick WillisIsaiah 48:9–11Sunday,
October 11, 2020
11:00 AM

“Good News for a Change”

Really believing the good news of Jesus will change your life.Rick WillisIsaiah 52:7; 53:6Sunday,
October 4, 2020
11:00 AM

“From Suffering to Glory”

Jesus finds us spiritually blind and offers us light and life.James McLendonJohn 9:1–7Sunday,
September 27, 2020
11:00 AM

“Reflecting the Image of God”

What does it mean to reflect the image of God?Jack GillilandEphesians 5:15–21Sunday,
September 20, 2020
11:00 AM

“Proclaim His Name”

What does it take to be witnesses for Jesus today?Rick WillisLuke 24:45–47Sunday,
September 13, 2020
11:00 AM

“The Jesus Mission”

Trusting Jesus includes commitment to his mission.Rick WillisRomans 1:5Sunday,
September 6, 2020
11:00 AM

“All the Days of My Life”

Life with God is not just about Sundays and after we die.Rick WillisPsalm 23:6; Matthew 28:19-20Sunday,
August 30, 2020
11:00 AM

“Divine Hospitality”

When I really believe the Lord is my Shepherd, I discover the wonder of God’s hospitality.Rick WillisPsalm 23:5; Romans 12:19–21Sunday,
August 23, 2020
11:00 AM

"With God through the Valley"

When we live life with God, fear is unnecessary.Rick WillisPsalm 23:4Sunday,
August 16, 2020
11:00 AM

“God Won’t Steer You Wrong”

Where, how, and why God leads us in the right paths.Rick WillisPsalm 23:3Sunday,
August 9, 2020
11:00 AM

“The Lord Is My Shepherd”

What are we declaring when we say, "the Lord is my shepherd"?Rick WillisPsalm 23:1-3aSunday,
August 2, 2020
11:00 AM

Celebrating the Life of George Hayner

Memorial Service RecordingFBCFriday,
July 31, 2020
10:00 AM

Celebrating the Life of Yvonne Harton

Memorial Service RecordingFBCWednesday,
July 29, 2020
10:00 AM

“Three Lights for When It’s Dark”

A traffic light reminds us how to face spiritual battle.Rick Willis1 Peter 5:6–11Sunday,
July 26, 2020
11:00 AM

“Salvation and Suffering”

How should Christians respond to suffering?Rick Willis1 Peter 4:12–19Sunday,
July 19, 2020
11:00 AM

"A Heart for Marriage"

May we have Christ's heart for marriage as a way of witness and obedience.Rick Willis1 Peter 3:1-7Sunday,
July 12, 2020
11:00 AM

“Citizens with the Savior”

As a general rule, be a law-abiding citizen for the Lord’s sake.Rick Willis1 Peter 2:13–25Sunday,
July 5, 2020
11:00 AM

"A Church Pictorial"

Ways to picture the true nature of the church.Rick Willis1 Peter 2:1-12Sunday,
June 28, 2020
11:00 AM

"Act Like Somebody"

Reasons to conform your character to the character of the heavenly Father.Rick Willis1 Peter 1:13-25Sunday,
June 21, 2020
11:00 AM

“Hope Has a Name”

Hope is not just optimism or wishful thinking; hope has a name, what is it?Rick Willis1 Peter 1:3–12Sunday,
June 14, 2020
11:00 AM

"Blessed Trinity"

Life is designed by the Father to be transformed with the Spirit into the new life won by the Son.Rick Willis1 Peter 1:1-2Sunday,
June 7, 2020
11:00 AM

"God's Flares"

The Holy Spirit surged at Pentecost and revealed two essentials of life with God.Rick WillisActs 2:1–21Sunday,
May 31, 2020
11:00 AM

"Power to Wait & Witness"

The Ascension of Jesus teaches us what to expect as Jesus followers while we wait for his return.Rick WillisActs 1:1-11Sunday,
May 24, 2020
11:00 AM

"Lift Up Your Eyes"

Sometimes God allows terrible things to get us down so he can lift our eyes back up to Him more fully.Rick WillisIsaiah 40:25-31Sunday,
May 17, 2020
11:00 AM

"Sanctuary Homes"

God's Word calls on us to make our homes sanctuaries of gospel hospitality.Rick Willis3 John 1:1-15Sunday,
May 10, 2020
11:00 AM

"Rededication to Christ"

Now is a good time to rededicate our lives to the person and mission of Jesus Christ.Rick WillisJohn 21:15-25Sunday,
May 3, 2020
11:00 AM

"Life with Christ"

The Risen Jesus invites you into a superlife; apart from him you can do nothing.Rick WillisJohn 21:1-14Sunday,
April 26, 2020
11:00 AM

"Confidence with Christ"

We can receive confidence with Christ knowing what Thomas knew.Rick WillisJohn 20:24-29Sunday,
April 19, 2020
11:00 AM

"The Resurrection Announcement"

Here is a verse that expresses the heart of Christian knowledge and gives us a mental model for daily trusting Jesus.Rick WillisMatthew 28:7Sunday,
April 12, 2020
11:00 AM

"Between Cross and Resurrection"

Compare our contemporary health emergency with the day Jesus' body was in the tomb.Rick WillisLuke 23:50-56Sunday,
April 5, 2020
11:00 AM

"Pray Like Jesus"

Jesus' prayer in Gethsemane reveals four ways we can pray today.Rick WillisLuke 22:39-46Sunday,
March 29, 2020
11:00 AM

"Worry Like Jesus"

Choose to align your worry with God's agenda instead of the world's.Rick WillisMatthew 6:25-34Sunday,
March 22, 2020
11:00 AM

"A Heart Like His: The Risk"

We live as ambassadors for heaven—in enemy territory for now.Rick WillisMatthew 5:10-12Sunday,
March 15, 2020
11:00 AM

"A Heart Like His: Peace with God"

As heirs of God's kingdom we bring peace not panic.Rick WillisMatthew 5:9Sunday,
March 8, 2020
11:00 AM

"A Heart Like His: Undivided"

When the hidden part of you is full of Jesus, God becomes obvious everywhere.Rick WillisMatthew 5:8Sunday,
March 1, 2020
11:00 AM

"A Heart Like His: Who Needs Mercy?"

When God opens our hearts to receive his mercy, he opens our hearts to give mercy to others.Rick WillisMatthew 5:7Sunday,
February 23, 2020
11:00 AM

"A Heart Like His: Craving God"

Our souls, minds, and bodies are created to crave God for life.Rick WillisMatthew 5:6Sunday,
February 16, 2020
11:00 AM

"A Heart Like His: Only Trust Him"

We can release resentment and force because God is in control.Rick WillisMatthew 5:5Sunday,
February 9, 2020
11:00 AM

"A Heart Like His: Godly Sorrow"

We can't take God's loving grace seriously while taking sin lightly.Rick WillisMatthew 5:4Sunday,
February 2, 2020
11:00 AM

"A Heart Like His: Just As I Am"

Complete dependence on God opens up his satisfying kingdom to us.Rick WillisMatthew 5:1-3Sunday,
January 26, 2020
11:00 AM

"Reality Check"

We have a world champion temptation wrestler and sin buster on our side.Rick WillisMatthew 4:1-11Sunday,
January 12, 2020
11:00 AM

"Jesus and Baptism"

If Jesus is important to you then baptism is important.Rick WillisMatthew 3:13-17; 28:19-20Sunday,
January 5, 2020
11:00 AM

"Christ Is Born: Now What?"

Jesus opened up the connections for us to live and grow in God's immediate family.Rick WillisGalatians 4:4-7Sunday,
December 29, 2019
11:00 AM

"God with Us"

He came to our place, He took our place, He invites us back to His place.Rick WillisMatthew 1:18-25Sunday,
December 22, 2019
11:00 AM

"Joy Is a Gift from God"

An ancient prophet knew the secret of deep joy.Rick WillisMicah 7:8-9Sunday,
December 15, 2019
11:00 AM

"Expand Your Boundaries"

An international missionary reflects on obedience to Christ.David MorseRevelation 21:22-26Sunday,
December 8, 2019
11:00 AM

"Thank God!"

Thanksgiving is worship.Rick Willis1 Chronicles 16:1-13Sunday,
November 24, 2019
11:00 AM

"The Lamb of God"

Why did Jesus choose the Lord's Supper for us to remember him by?Rick WillisExodus 12:21-28; John 1:29Sunday,
November 17, 2019
11:00 AM

"Our Worth and Our Wandering"

Two essential facts about human beingsRick WillisGenesis 4:1-16Sunday,
November 10, 2019
11:00 AM

"Pray Together and Tell Stories"

Cultivate habits that bond you to Jesus and his way of life, and you will be better connected in every way.Rick WillisDeuteronomy 6:4-9Sunday,
November 3, 2019
11:00 AM

"God Is Here"

God shows and hides His presence in ways designed to grow us in faith and character.Rick WillisGenesis 28:16Sunday,
October 27, 2019
11:00 AM

"God Is Good"

God is perfectly good forever, just like Jesus shows us.Rick WillisExodus 34:5-7Sunday,
October 20, 2019
11:00 AM

"God Is Worthy"

As disciples of Jesus we want to think about God the way that Jesus shows us to do it.Rick WillisGenesis 1:1; 1Corinthians 8:6Sunday,
October 13, 2019
11:00 AM

"Four Gardens"

Seeing the Bible's message through four gardensRick WillisVariousSunday,
October 6, 2019
11:00 AM

Bearing Gospel Fruit: "Daily Grace in God's Orchard"

The testing ground of Christian growth is our daily relationships.Rick WillisColossians 3:18-4:6Sunday,
September 29, 2019
11:00 AM

Bearing Gospel Fruit: "Look No Further"

When you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, who would you look for your life anywhere else?Rick WillisColossians 2:6Sunday,
September 15, 2019
11:00 AM

Bearing Gospel Fruit: "God's Orchard"

Christian disciples bear good fruit because Christ is implanted in us.Rick WillisColossians 1:27Sunday,
September 8, 2019
11:00 AM

"Bearing Gospel Fruit"

Two things we can do right now because of the gospelRick WillisColossians 1:1-14Sunday,
September 1, 2019
11:00 AM

"Acts 29"

God means for every Christian and every church to be the next chapter in the mission.Rick WillisActs 28:16-31Sunday,
August 25, 2019
11:00 AM

"Just As I Am"

Every follower of Jesus has a story to tell.Rick WillisActs 26:29Sunday,
August 18, 2019
11:00 AM

"A Christian Bucket List"

How does Jesus influence what you want to do before you die?Rick WillisActs 20:17-38Sunday,
August 11, 2019
11:00 AM

"The Chains Are Gone"

Jesus will deliver you from what holds you captive, but you have to put your confidence in him.Rick WillisActs 16:16-34Sunday,
August 4, 2019
11:00 AM

"The Sending Spirit"

We keep in step with the Holy Spirit by being a sending church and going people.Rick WillisActs 11:19-26; 13:1-3Sunday,
July 28, 2019
11:00 AM

"Center and Boundaries"

When Jesus is the center of our lives, he sets our boundaries.Rick WillisActs 10Sunday,
July 21, 2019
11:00 AM

"How We Know Jesus Now"

We know Jesus now through revelation and relationships.Rick WillisActs 9:1-6Sunday,
July 14, 2019
11:00 AM

"Sticks and Stones"

How to witness with Christian integrity.Rick WillisActs 7:54-60Sunday,
July 7, 2019
11:00 AM

"No Other Name"

Christian disciples know Jesus as the only hope of life worth living forever.Rick WillisActs 4:8-12Sunday,
June 23, 2019
11:00 AM

"First Church"

The Holy Spirit creates a learning, caring, worshipping, and witnessing community.Rick WillisActs 2:41-47Sunday,
June 16, 2019
11:00 AM

"Facing Jesus"

When we falter and wander, Jesus will restore us when we face him.Rick WillisJohn 21:15-25Sunday,
May 19, 2019
11:00 AM

"Feed Your Faith"

Faith in the Risen Jesus needs to be nourished by worship and Christian relationships.Rick WillisJohn 21:1-14Sunday,
May 12, 2019
11:00 AM

"Breathe In, Breathe Out"

The Risen Jesus gives us his peace, his purpose, and his power.Rick WillisJohn 20:19-23Sunday,
May 5, 2019
11:00 AM

"It Is Finished"

The work is done; you can be reconciled with God.Rick WillisJohn 19:28-30Sunday,
April 14, 2019
11:00 AM

"Sifted by Failure"

We fail; Jesus doesn't. Trust Him.Rick WillisJohn 18:1-19.16Sunday,
April 7, 2019
11:00 AM

"This Is Eternal Life"

Know Jesus, and know He prays for you personally.Rick WillisJohn 17Sunday,
March 31, 2019
11:00 AM

"Knowing Jesus Now"

Jesus invites us to know more than just facts about Him.Rick WillisJohn 14:21-24Sunday,
March 24, 2019
11:00 AM

"How to Make Christian Disciples"

Jesus' love command is the most basic method for making disciples.Rick WillisJohn 13:34-35Sunday,
March 17, 2019
11:00 AM

"Jesus Disarms Pride"

Pride makes us "defend ourselves" against God's grace.Rick WillisJohn 13:3-17Sunday,
March 10, 2019
11:00 AM

"Jesus Knows Real Life"

With Jesus, we have nothing to prove--just people to love.Rick WillisJohn 13:1-5; 14:6Sunday,
March 3, 2019
11:00 AM

Faith Takes Practice

What does it look like to acknowledge God in daily life?Rick WillisProverbs 3:6; Genesis 24Sunday,
October 28, 2018
10:00 AM

Jesus Roots

God gets His love into our lives through family-like relationshipsRick WillisGenesis 12:1-3; Matthew 1:1Sunday,
October 14, 2018
11:00 AM

Table of Witnesses

The Lord's Supper and the church's witnessRick WillisJob 42:5-6; 1 John 1:1-3Sunday,
October 7, 2018
11:00 AM

Riding the Waves of Faith

Real Christian life is experienced in a rhythm of grace and obedienceRick WillisGenesis 6-9Sunday,
September 23, 2018
11:00 AM

Why We Need Jesus

If Jesus is the answer, what's the question?Rick WillisGenesis 3:5Sunday,
September 16, 2018
11:00 AM

Square One

The basis of our church's missionRick WillisGenesis 1:1; John 3:16Sunday,
September 2, 2018
11:00 AM