Slow to Anger

Ron Monteith


Description:James 1:18-25Focus on verse 19Quick to ListenSlow to SpeakSlow to Anger

Conscientious Cooperator

Wayne Altstaetter


Description:Suffering for Righteousness- You have to choose this kind of suffering and aim to choose for the sufferings of Christ.Why? - Because we believe in this cause.Romans 1:16 - "For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile."1 Peter 3:14-16We need to from an Conscientious objector to a Conscientious cooperator

Thank You!

Ron Monteith


Description:James 1:16-18Thank God for everything that happens to you. For every negative, thank God for a positive!1 Corinthians 4:7 - "For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not?"

Internal Temptation

Ron Monteith


Description:James 1:13-16 Internal Temptation1 Corinthians 10:13 - No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Dealing with Discouragement

Ron Monteith


Description:James 1:1-121. God's perspective on our circumstancesTruth = Joy (Inner Strength)2. God's perspective on our futureTrust = Peace3. God's perspective on our motivation Triumph = Testimony

Don't Doubt!

Ron Monteith


Description:Don't Waver in your faithJames 1:6What a Believer Looks Like?1. Find strength in weakness2. Give 100% in all they do3. Savor (Enjoy) Life4. When trials hit, they find strength in the Lord5. Do not Quit6. Invest into Others7. Trust in the Lord8. Love Jesus!!

Grow Up!

Ron Monteith


Description:James 1:4 (ESV) -"And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

DON'T Quit

Ron Monteith


Description:Theme of this series: "It's Not about Me"James 1:3Is this happening to me or for me?To Me:Pity Party / Feeling sorry for myself / Cry, Complain, whine / Worry, fear & frustrationFor You:You Trust more in God = Peace, Contentment, Trust & JoyWe Grow in Steadfastness, Endurance & StrengthMatthew 11:6 - "Blessed is the one who is not offended by me."

It's Not About Me

Ron Monteith


Description:James 1:1-3Proverbs 3:5-6Why Trials?1. Bring us closer to God2. Break is of our independence3. Direct or Redirect our PathsWhat is my purpose in life and why am I here?TO GLORIFY GOD

The Danger of Easy Believe

Ron Monteith


Description:How do we protect ourselves from worldly philosophies?Proverbs 4:23Ephesians 4:11-121. Saturation of the word of God2. Equip ourselves3. Growth (Ephesians 4:13-14

Situational Ethics

Ron Monteith


Description:"What Happens in Vegas stays in Vegas"Genesis 3:1Genesis 39:1-9Why didn't Joseph say yes?1. Joseph knew that there are moral absolutes2. Joseph was keenly aware of God's percautions3. God's word was the final authority in his lfiePsalm 119:11Who or what is the moral compass in your life?1. YOU!2. God and his Word


Luis Vazquez


Description:First Baptist has the pleasure of celebrating Youth Sunday with several of our youth putting on our service. Senior Luis Vazquez shares a short sermon of God working through his life.2 Corinthians 12:7-10

Fulfillment and Satisfaction

Ron Monteith


Description:Do not be Afraid!John 4:9-14 & Genisis 3:8-13Who am I in Jesus?1. Apperance - Beautiful to God (Psalm 139:13)2. Belonging - We are loved and belong to the family of God(Romans 8:31)3. Worthiness - Righteous person in Christ(2 Corinthians 5:17)4. Security - Peace with God (Romans)5. Competence - (Ephesians 2:10)

Financial Peace Testimony

Mark Janowiecki


Description:Mark Janowiecki speaks about how going through Dave Ramsey's Finanncial Peace University and now he and his family are DEBT FREE!


Ron Monteith


Description:1 John 5:21 -"Dear children, keep yourselves from idols."Materialism vs. Generosity cannot co-exist!Romans 12:9 - "Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good."

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Recipient

Nadia Karnatova


Description:Nadia Karnatova, born in the Ukraine, recieved an Operation Christmas Child Shoebox when she was younger. She now lives in the United States and shares her journey traveling with OCC.(We had a technical difficulty with our morning sermon to where the audio will not be able to be uploaded. We apologize for this inconvenience and hope you tune in next week as we continue our new series "Toxic" with Head Pastor Ron Moneith)

10:30AM Counterfeit Christianity

James Walker


Description:How to detect true Christianity vs counterfeit Christianity.3 Ways to recognize a counterfeit:1. Another Jesus2. Another Spirit3. Another Gospel

9:30AM Jehovah's Witnesses

James Walker


Description:Understanding and reaching Jehovah's Winess in love.

"Don't Cling to Me"

Wayne Altstaetter


Description:Pastor Wayne's early morning Easter Sermon.John 20:11-18Things that are new after the resurrection:New RelationshipNew RelativesNew Responsibility

Love One Another

Ron Monteith


Description:Ron's Easter Sermon"Love One Another" - John 13:34-35

Are We a Healthy, High Impact Church?

Ron Monteith


Description:Pastor Ron preaches about what makes a healthy church and shares statistics on 2016 churches who have closed their doors.Reach PeopleBuild BelieversReflect Jesus

Still Useful

Jeremy McDonaugh


Description:Jeremy is 35 years old and is married to his beautiful wife, Colleen. They are blessed with 6 wonderful children. Jeremy served as Business Manager and then Assistant Pastor at Gospel Light Baptist Church beginning in December of 2005 and ending October 2009.

Where's your Mission?

Jason Walls


Description:"Do you believe hard times are happening TO you or FOR you?" God is using our story to reach others. Everyone has scars wondering what God is doing, we just have to trust in him!Jason speaks of when Jesus appears to his disciples and helps them believe.John 20:19-31


Jeff Hubbard


Description:We welcome Jeff Hubbard from Savannah, Georgia who has worked missions in Ecuador and Hunduras.Pastor Jeff speaks a sermon on James, Jesus' half brother.James 1:19-29 (ESV)-Know this-Put Away-Do this

Fellowship of Christian Atheletes

Rex Stump


Description:Rex Stump is the Area Director for the Fellowship of Christian Atheletes (FCA) in the NW Ohio/Southern Michigan region. For more than 13 years, Rex has worked with area colleges, schools and sport teams giving them weekly encouragement and team building opportunities. He is blessed to be married to his wife Jenny, and they have three active sons.

Teach, Part 2

Ron Monteith


Description:Romans 12:1-2Be All In with God

Youth for Christ

Eric Durre


Description:Eric Durre shares with our church family in what he is doing with the Youth for Christ organization. He also shares his role and what other parts of the ministry are doing.

Overflow Worship Baptisms

Ron Monteith


Description:Ron Monteith had the privileged of baptising five people including both children and adults during our overflow worship night February 26th. Join us on the celebration of the next chapter in their lives as they are dedicating their lives to God. Those baptized (in order) were Sidney White, Cheyenne Hogan, Shelton Hogan and Holly & Philip Salisbury.Acts 22:16 -"And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name."


Ron Monteith


Description:Romans 12 verses 1 & 2Invest / Invite...Reach / TeachPurpose at FBC:-Reach People-Build Believers-Reflect Jesus

Invite / Reach

Ron Monteith


Description:Matthew 28:19Ways of inviting people to church:Invite them to worship; meet them at the door; Make sure to sit with them; Introduce them to church friends; Maybe take them to lunch afterwards; Share your love for Jesus with them.How to talk about Jesus:Romans 3:23, 5:8, 6:23, 10:9-10,13Ephesians 2:8-9


Ron Monteith


Description:Matthew 28Go and Make Disciples of all NationsPeople do not care how much I know... until they know how much I care.

Why we Celebrate Communion?

Ron Monteith


Description:1 Corinthians Chapter 11:23-25An in depth look of what communion really looks like in remembering the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.

Why Tithe?

Ron Monteith


Description:"If you love me, obey my commandments." - John 14:15 NLTAlso includes guest speaker, Richard Krell, a friend of Pastor Ron and family.

Just One More Quarter

Wayne Altstaetter


Description:Contentment:1st Timothy 6:6-10Contentment is an inner sense of rest or peace that one forms from being right with God and knowing that he is in control of all that happens to us.1. Our priority must be Godliness, not gain2. Our view must have eternal, not temporalPhilippians 4:6-7, 10-13

Missions from Brazil

Johnathan Matthews


Description:We welcome Johnathan Matthews, his wife Erin, and their children to our church as they share a video of their mission work done in Sào Paulo, Brazil. We also thank Johnathan and his family for all of the hard work they do in this country to bring people closer to Christ.

Are you a Generous Person?

Ron Monteith


Description:2 Corinthians 9:7 - "Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver."What does a generous person look like?

Where is your Treasure?

Wayne Altstaetter


Description:Where is your Treasure?1. Your money and your spiritual life are inseparable.2. What you value shows where your heart is.3. When your heart is in the right place, there is JOY!Follow the Money trail of your lifeWhen our hearts are given to the kingdom of God, our money becomes something we WORSHIP with.

Purpose 2017

Ron Monteith


Description:First Baptist Church 2017Proverbs 29:18 - "Where there is no vision, the people perish:"Our purpose at FBC1. Reach People2. Build Believers3. Reflect Jesus

The Christmas Story

Ron Monteith


Description:Join us as our Christmas Eve service shares the story of Jesus' birth. Several church members share the true Christmas miracle as others share their testimonies. We wish you a blessed new year in 2017.**We did not have a church service on December 25th**

The Heart of Christmas - Jesus

Wayne Altstaetter


Description:The Heart of Christmas = JesusQuestions to ask yourself:-Do you find yourself caring about the things Jesus cares about?-When someone shares with you something wonderful God has done for them, what is your reaction?-When you see an "outsider," with all of their problems and their warts seeking Jesus, what is your response?1. Make it your life's purpose to seek and worship Jesus.2. If your heart has been given to other things, REPENT, and give your heart to your savior.3. Guard your heart. With the Word, with Prayer, with Obedience.-Church was cancelled last week (12/11/16) due to snow.-Parents contact church about seeing Kids Program again.

What's your Pursuit?

Ron Kaufman


Description:We welcome our former interim pastor, Ron Kaufman back as our guest speaker this first Sunday in December. He offers a sermon on "What's your Pursuit" focused in the book of Acts.Acts 8:26

Brookelyn & Adisyn's Baptism

Wayne Altstaetter


Description:Wayne Altstaetter had the privledge in baptising Brookelyn Branham and Adisyn Schafer on November 27th. Join us on the celebration of the next chapter in their lives as they are washed of their sins.1 Peter 3:21 -"and this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also- not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a clear concious toward God. It saves you by the resurrection of Jesus Christ,"

In the House of the Lord Forever

Ron Monteith


Description:Psalm 23:6 - "...and I will live in the house of the Lord forver."

Goodness and Mercy Shall Follow

Ron Monteith


Description:Psalm 23:6 - "Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever."

A Cup Overflowing

Ron Monteith


Description:Once we can have God fill our cup, we can then let it overflow to others to show the love of God to all!

Know The Enemy/Facing Temptation

Ron Monteith


Description:A table before me in the presence of my enemies.A sermon based on knowing the enemy while facing temptation.

Thy Rod and Staff

Ron Monteith


Description:The Good Shepherd has loving and gentle ways that he encourages us and reassures us of his guiding presence, but he also may use more difficult discipline when he knows we need it. We can trust that the Shepherd knows what we need!

The Shadow of Death

Ron Monteith


Description:You are not alone. You do not walk the difficult path by yourself. We are tempted to give up and give in to discouragement, but we must cling to the Shepherd and the truth of his promises.