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  • Lottie Moon Christmas Offering

    First Baptist Church Tomball recently received an award from the IMB (International Mission Board) for our 2014 Lottie Moon Offering.  The Manchuria Challenge Award recognizes churches that give over $100 per capita to the offering.  It represents only 2 percent of the 50,000 churches that comprise the Southern Baptist Convention.  Why a "Manchuria Challenge?"  Lottie Moon died on December 24, 191

  • Being an Inclusive Church

    Because your assumption is wrong. They do have something in common with you. Seeking God. Whether they have been a Christian their whole lives or for a moment – or still deciding, they are here, with you, on Sunday morning, in Wednesday night youth, seeking God and trying to find where they fit. Show them where they fit, right here beside you, amidst sinners seeking God.

  • Little Cabin on the Lake

    By Charlotte Goodrum Psalm 119:17-19 HCSB Deal generously with your servant so that I might live; then I will keep your word. Open my eyes so that I may contemplate wonderful things from your instruction. I am a stranger on earth; do not hide your commands from me. Charlotte Goodrum / Member FBC 11 yrs

  • We are not Promised Tomorrow

    Today on what I will call an “ordinary day" I was sitting on the couch when I heard a loud bang. It was so loud it literally sounded like a gun went off. As I turned around and looked out the back yard window, I saw feathers flying. As I looked at the bird, I said a small prayer asking God: "What is the purpose of that poor, beautiful bird suffering a sudden death like that?"

  • Operation Christmas Child at First Baptist Church Tomball

    Operation Christmas Child was a huge success this year at First Baptist Church Tomball! First Baptist Tomball participates each year in Operation Christmas Child, a ministry to help children in over 130 countries receive Christmas presents and the life changing Good News of Jesus Christ.

  • What does belonging to FBC offer you?

    Bible Study and Community Outreach Those who are seeking the opportunity to learn more about God and his Holy Word will find that First Baptist Church Tomball offers many bible study classes on Sunday and Wednesday nights, as well as Ladies Bible Study and group bible studies throughout the year.  Worship and Finding Your Church Home

  • Tomball Thanksgiving Parade - First Baptist Float wins!

    First Baptist Church Tomball was honored to participate in the City of Tomball’s 48th Annual Holiday Parade. Themed “cartoons on Parade,” First Baptist Church Tomball triumphantly built a 20’ float (atop a sweetly donated farm trailer) with a “Veggie Tales Christmas” theme.

  • Finding your Church Home

    Fighting the New Trend The Questions You Should Be Asking If you are currently searching for a new church home, you have no doubt discovered that finding the right church for you and your family is one of the most difficult tasks you will undertake. The pressure of finding the church among the various denominations and creeds can be confusing and frustrating at times. This process can also be time-consuming because you can only visit one to two churches a week.

  • Church Membership: Church member versus church attender

    Have you ever been watching a sporting event and thought to yourself, "I could have caught that pass" or "I could made that shot." Most people discuss a game long after the event is over, analyzing every player's move and criticizing the coach's decisions. We are spectators at these events, watching professionals players compete. Unfortunately, we also do this in our lives.  Spiritual Gifts

  • Why is it important to belong to a church?

    So how does becoming a member of a church help meet the need for family? Finding your Family at First Welcome to the Family Those who believe and put their faith in Jesus Christ are part of the Family of God. Now this may sound foreign to you if you are a new believer and did not grow up in a church, but the truth is that God wants us to be part of His family. We are all brothers and sisters in Christ Jesus. So what does that mean for you? It means that if you choose to believe in Jesus and ask

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