Welcoming God on God’s Terms

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. January 14, 2018, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Ruth 2 New International Version (NIV) Ruth Meets Boaz in the Grain Field 2 Now Naomi had a relative on her husband’s side, a man of standing from the clan of...
The Secret Place—January 16, 2018

The Secret Place—January 16, 2018

I am so excited to begin The Organist’s Blog. It has been an absolute delight to be the organist at First Baptist Greenville for the last four months. Not only is our organ (the biggest in the state, in case you didn’t know) amazing beyond words, but also our church...
Meet the AYMC’s Trainers

Meet the AYMC’s Trainers

You are lucky that the AYMC has four wonderful personal trainers available to help anyone with their fitness needs and goals regardless of what level they are on. I’d love for you to meet them, and hopefully one of them can help you along your wellness journey. Please...
Rustlings (January 16, 2018)

Rustlings (January 16, 2018)

Thank you. Sincerely, thank you. I was the recipient of some wonderful gifts over the past Christmas season. I enjoyed the sight of every Christmas card – words and pictures. I enjoyed the taste of every snack (but will be running off the ‘aftermath’ for a few weeks)....
Enrollment for First Baptist Day School

Enrollment for First Baptist Day School

2018-2019 Enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year for First Baptist Church members will be held January 16 through January 21, 2018. To enroll children ages two months up to two years, pick up enrollment materials on the table in the nursery lobby. The enrollment...
First Baptist Greenville’s Pastoral Residency Program

First Baptist Greenville’s Pastoral Residency Program

It is always hoped that a person who has just finished formal theological education will be able to put that knowledge into practice in the context of ministering to one’s first congregation, creating a positive, transformative experience for both the new pastor and...
Middle School and High School Youth on Mission in 2018

Middle School and High School Youth on Mission in 2018

They all run together after so many. Over the years, I have participated in or had the opportunity to lead over 25 summer youth mission endeavors in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia, as well as a couple...

Welcoming Life on Life’s Terms

Jim Dant to First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. January 7, 2018, 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Ruth 1 New International Version (NIV) Naomi Loses Her Husband and Sons 1 In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land. So a man from...