What a Gathering Place!

Editor's Note: Jeannie Welliver recently delivered a report to the church from the 2020 Vision "Building Community Through Gathering Places" Implementation Team.  The text of that report is printed below. -------------------------------------------- Richmond’s First Baptist Church has been ON MISSION since 1780. This church was the first church of any denomination organized in the City of … Continue reading What a Gathering Place!


How to Build a Christian

On Sunday Daniel Hocutt spoke to the church about the work of the Youth Discipleship Blueprint Team.  As he talked, I began to see what kind of young people might be formed by this process, and I was impressed.  I thought, "If parents out there only knew that by bringing their kids to First Baptist … Continue reading How to Build a Christian

“Pour jet fuel on it!”

Editor's Note: This report comes from the Children's Disciples Blueprint Implementation Team.  It was written by 2020 Vision Facilitation Team member Anne Keo, and captures much of the energy that has been building around these initiatives.  These are exciting times for First Baptist Church! ------------------------------------ Throughout the church-wide 2020 Vision process, Bill Wilson reminded the … Continue reading “Pour jet fuel on it!”