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By Pastor Tom A. Faulk One can easily miss, while hurriedly reading through chapter after chapter of genealogies, the golden nugget in 1Chronicles 4:9-10. Jabez may be unfamiliar to you and me, but he was … Read More

I’ve Set the Sail


Someone said, “It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.” On the sea, In the dark of night I’ve set the sail Till … Read More

The Lonely Pine


The lonely pine In thickly wood Beneath the blind Of others stood Gathered ’round Esteemed by all And looking down On him so small And passerby With much delight Of giant forest In his sight … Read More

Prayer and Fasting


The Prayer and Fasting ministry of First Baptist started in January of 2013. Typically we fast for 24 hours on the last Saturday of each month. The fast will normally begins after the evening meal … Read More

Expect Delays


A man and his toolbox arrived at his destination and rang the doorbell. “Good morning, ma’am, I’m the plumber. I’ve come to fix the pipe.” “But I didn’t call a plumber.” “You didn’t? Aren’t you … Read More

On the 52nd Floor


Sitting round a table With preachers like myself In one of Boston’s finest We dined like someone else High above the city From windows very tall A panoramic view The largest of them all Intersecting … Read More

It Matters To Him About You


If God sees the sparrow’s fall, Paints the lilies, short and tall, Gives the skies their azure hue, Will He not then care for you?

Made of the Right Stuff


A little brown cork Fell in the path of a whale Who lashed it down With his angry tail But in spite of its blows It quickly arose And floated serenely Before his nose Said … Read More