Here you will find resources that we think will be helpful, encouraging, and uplifting as you navigate life and faith. Most of these resources have been used and referenced during a Sunday morning worship service. We pray that God will use these in your life!
What is Lent?
Instead of New Year Resolutions, what if you could pick ONE WORD for the whole year? A word that centered you, pointed you to Jesus, found its root in Scripture, and allowed you to take one small step toward the goals you feel God has called you to accomplish.
Day Spring offers a 7 question quiz to help you find a word for 2021. Take it here.
First Pres has also created a sheet of words from which you can choose a word, as well as, a list of bible verses with highlighted word options.
We also have a list to pair a song with your word! Find the song list here.
Once you have decided your word for 2021, please let us know if you would like to have a business size card of your word written in calligraphy and laminated (great for putting in your wallet or car). We are also offering a key chain with your word in color or natural wood block letters.
To order one or both, click below and we will contact you for order and delivery details.
These resources were first shared at our ONE WORD Workshop on January 13, 2021.
For single men and Dad's of teenage boys, this blog post called "10 Things for Boys to Keep in Mind About Dating" provides helpful tools for dating. You'll find fantastic suggestions such as "date for the right reasons" and "respect her future".
This blog post found on Prayer Bowls was written by our First Pres Worship and Media Coordinator, McLean Murphy, and was referenced in worship on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 during a sermon called "Relationship Specialists".
We must spend time figuring out how to control technology instead of letting technology control us. God has invited us to prayerfully consider making wise choices when it comes to technology in our life and in our family.
The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place is written by Andy Crouch and was referenced in worship on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 during a sermon called "Relationship Specialists".
Psalm 1 assures us "Blessed is the one...whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night." The Abide - Christian Meditation app can be found in the App Store. This tool will help you focus on scripture and prayer and calm you before God.
This resource was mentioned on February 9, 2020 during our sermon series: When Anxiety Attacks.
YouVersion Bible App can be found in the App Store. This tool will help you get into God's word through a verse of the day, reading plans, devotionals, and more.
This resource was mentioned on August 16, 2020 during our sermon series: Can You See Him?