First Baptist Church 
              New Baden, TX

Service Times:


Sunday's:                                                                                    Wednesday's:

                                                                                                      

Sunday School:   9:45 a.m. Meal:                         6:00 p.m.

Morning Worship: 10:30 a.m.                                                    Adult Bible Study:       6:30 p.m.
Evening Worship:   5:00 p.m.                                                              Youth Bible Study:      6:30 p.m.

Children/Youth Choir: 5:00 p.m.                                                        Children's Time:      6:30 p.m.


                                                        

We want you to feel comfortable at our services therefore we want you to come as you are. Our regular attire for services is casual (jeans or khaki, dresses or pants).
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Bro. Bubba's Blog
PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN

 
I’m not the one to take to social media to make a political or argumentative statement. As a matter of fact, if you make a political statement it will be argumentative in a matter of seconds. I have watched and read so much about the protesting by athletes during the National Anthem and have just a few thoughts. Let me start by saying that they have every right as Americans because of the freedoms gained and granted to them to do so. I fully support that right while totally disagreeing with them doing so.
As a pastor and more importantly as a Christian, I am very disappointed in so many things that our government has done. I will just mention one of those for now. When our Supreme Court decided to redefine marriage I was very upset even oppressed. How could any person or entity have the nerve to change something that God Himself instituted? Marriage is not of man’s making. God instituted and clearly defined marriage. He even resided over the first union. I ask you, should I as a Christian protest this decision by taking a knee when the National Anthem is played?
Let me take this a step further. What about the believers in the Bible days. Were not the Christians under Roman oppression? God told them to “Render unto Caesar what is Caesars’s but unto God what is God’s” (Matthew 22:21). We are also told to be in subjection to our authorities in Romans 13:1-7 and 1 Peter 2:13-25.  So that leads me to another question. If the athletes claim to be Christians should they be taking a knee? Should they stand and respect the country and show their concerns in another way? Maybe they could kneel together in prayer.
As I have already said, I am very disappointed in many things our country and our leaders have done but I am very proud to be an American. We still live in the greatest country in this world! I believe that if we would take a knee together before the almighty God, He will bless us and heal this broken land.
2 Chronicles 7:14 “and My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray, and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin, and will heal their land”

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