Posts by AFBC

An Important Room

There is a quiet, sacred moment, which takes place at the church from time to time, and it usually goes unnoticed. We do not always recognize it, but many of us remember when it happened to us. It is the first time we bring our child to church and leave him or her in the…

Preparing the Table for College Students

Auburn First Baptist Church has a long history of caring for and supporting college students in their journeys of life and faith. Each semester we welcome students into the life of our church as they join us for worship and other activities. Church members prepare dinner every Tuesday night for our college ministry. Our church…

Holy Week

The final days of Lent are the days of Holy Week. They are the closing chapter of our Lenten journey, which takes us to Jerusalem, and they are also the beginning of something new, which we call Easter. The days of Holy Week begin on Palm Sunday, which is also known as Passion Sunday, because…

Wilderness Wandering

During the season of Lent, we find ourselves in the wilderness with Jesus, which can feel like an uncomfortable place. In scripture, the wilderness is a desert-like place, where we feel uncertain and unprepared. When Moses led the people of God out of Egypt, they wandered through the wilderness for forty years. After his baptism,…

A Global Ministries Offering Dinner

During this time of year, we talk about our Global Ministries Offering. Each year we collect a special offering, which is over-and-above our church budget. The offering focuses on the many ways we support missions. It is not the only way we support missions, but it a significant way we join together for the benefit…