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Two by Two, Dr. Jim Somerville, FBC Richmond

Here is the sermon Dr. Jim Somerville preached on One Sunday at First Baptist Church in Richmond, on September 8, 2013. There is really no more to say than to invite you to watch and listen. Have a Blessed Sunday. … Continue reading

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A Thank You Note to First Baptist, Richmond

I am leaving to the Emerald City of Greenville, NC on Saturday.  Get it? GREENville = Emerald City?   Yes, I am headed down to prepare my heart, soul, and mind for my official calling as Chaplain.   EEEK! This moment has … Continue reading

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Compassionate Truth, Ode to Jim Somerville

The timing of this entry is a little off.  Sorry about that. Some things came up that I needed to take care of.  You will find out about those later. On this beautiful afternoon though, I am posting this blog … Continue reading

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Family and Community: Two Words to Describe First Baptist Youth

Family and Community, those were the two words that floated around all weekend during DNow at First Baptist, Richmond. 6th through 12th grade students gathered for their annual Disciple Now at FBC last weekend with their theme, AmazinGrace. This was … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of Heaven came to Richmond Yesterday

First Baptist, Richmond is on a yearlong mission trip this year.  Jesus Christ is the driver and the bus has pulled into Richmond to bring the Kingdom to town.  It’s a beautiful ride to be a part of.  Yesterday, I … Continue reading

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First Day of the Twelve Days of Christmas

I am blogging to you from Richmond, Va, where I am visiting family and friends for the Christmas holidays.  I am also blogging in the middle of a fresh layer of snow.  It’s always so beautiful, unless it traps you … Continue reading

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The Gift of “Pure Joy”

We are coming to the end of Advent.  Christmas is hours away and I am preparing for our two Christmas Eve services at the church.  I don’t know if it’s been the Advent preparations, or the journey of life that … Continue reading

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