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Sending Summer Missionaries

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This summer, First Baptist is sending two students on mission trips across the globe: Lucas Hunter and Katie Green. Both went on the New York mission trip and are University of Tennessee students who heard about First Baptist through the Baptist Collegiate Ministry on campus. “My...

Getting Ahead Graduation

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This spring, First Baptist hosted one of four Getting Ahead classes in Knoxville. Graduation was last Wednesday, May 17. Ten people graduated. One grad opened his speech with two questions applicable to us all: How did we get here? How do we get past this? All the graduates answered the same.

Reopening the Welcome House

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After three months of being shut down, Marc and Kim Wyatt have reopened the Welcome House! Marc and Kim are Cooperative Baptist Fellowship missionaries who live and work in the Research Triangle, an eight-county region surrounding Raleigh, North Carolina. First Baptist has partnered with them...