First Thoughts-May 15, 2019

A note from David Hughes... Sunday marks a pivotal day for 17 of our high school graduates as we celebrate all that God has done in their lives through Graduate Recognition Sunday!  As their minister of students, it has been an absolute joy to watch them grow during...

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First Thoughts – May 8, 2019

Dear Church, We are approaching a wonderful weekend in the Dyer home. There are a few things that we are celebrating in our lives. First, we will celebrate my graduation from the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University. After three and half years, I have...

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First Thoughts – May 1, 2019

Friends, Last Sunday morning, those of you who were in worship heard the Vision for where we are headed as a community of faith. As I mentioned in the sermon, prepare to hear this language with an alarming degree of regularity! We are a church where disconnected...

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First Thoughts – April 24, 2019

Dear Church, I want to ask you a question. What is the mission and vision of the First Baptist Church of Augusta? Why do we exist as a unique group of people in our city? If you were to ask people in our church, I think that you would hear a variety of answers. In...

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First Thoughts – April 17, 2019

Church, This week is the reason we are Christians. To put it in perspective, if you take away the Christmas story, you lose a few chapters in Matthew and Luke. If you take away the story of Easter, the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, then we have no New Testament,...

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A note from Rebecca Hughes

It is my honor to write to you and share about our interim music ministry.  My name is Rebecca Hughes, and it is my joy to join with Les Reagan and Wayne Lord to serve our church during this interim time.  Serving in this capacity has already been such an amazing experience.  Our sanctuary choir…

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First Thoughts – April 3, 2019

Dear Church,I love this time of the year. The weather is absolutely perfect, with a little chill in the air at sunrise but seventy-two degrees in the afternoon. Many of the houses in my neighborhood, and the city in general, have been transformed as we prepare for Masters week.

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First Thoughts, March 27, 2019

A Youth Week Note from David Hughes
Student ministry is a never ending adventure of exploration and discovery.  I’m always amazed when I watch students step up into leadership roles for the very first time and soar.

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