First Christian’s Blog 

The blog is intended to be the equalizent of an online news source as well as an archive of our past activities. It contains announcements about upcoming events, reports on missions and ministries, new photos, obituaries of our members, church history articles and more. If you have a submission to the blog, please email it to infofccbyrdstown@gmail.com.

Ramblings from your Grandparents

Ramblings from your Grandparents

When we fail at living a godly, righteous life, is there hope of forgiveness? Absolutely! It is the VERY REASON God sent Jesus, the VERY REASON Jesus obeyed, that we might have forgiveness of our sins and be able to walk in a sweet relationship with God and Jesus!

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Ramblings from your Grandparents

Ramblings from your Grandparents

We guess it is time we concluded our “little letter” to you (these writings first appeared twenty-four years ago in booklet form for our grandchildren under the title “A Little Letter”) and we don’t think we can say it any better than Paul did “Guard what has been entrusted to your care….grace be with you.”

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Ramblings from your Grandparents

Ramblings from your Grandparents

It’s true, Grandkids, you simply can’t understand the pain of tragedy unless you’ve been there. And there are so many different kinds of tragedies, each one having its own characteristics and sorrow.

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Ramblings from your Grandparents

Ramblings from your Grandparents

We’re also sure many young people marry with “stars in their eyes” and are blinded to the pitfalls before them that would be obvious if they took the stars out so they could see clearly.

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A Tribute to Ms Joyce

A Tribute to Ms Joyce

When First Christian Church made a social media post, you could expect to see Joyce Absher’s name pop up in the likes. That’s because she loved First Christian Church. For many years there was not a Bible School or a Sunday School time held that she was not teaching a...

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Ramblings from your Grandparents

Ramblings from your Grandparents

Jesus was, and is, our perfect example of compassion. Do you remember how He always had soft words of encouragement to those who were steeped in sin, but willing to listen to His instruction or genuinely seeking help?

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Ramblings from your Grandparents

Ramblings from your Grandparents

“You children are so blessed to have parents that make you work,” was our cheery commentary. Yes, you looked at your grandparents with a bit of doubt in your eyes and perhaps a tad of exasperation.

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Ramblings from your Grandparents

Ramblings from your Grandparents

His flawless example of responsible behavior at a remarkably high price should motivate us to follow in His steps….not to Calvary….but to do our very best on His behalf no matter how difficult or undesirable the chore, no matter what the personal price.

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Ramblings from your Grandparents

Ramblings from your Grandparents

I want to write to you first about LOVE because a goodly portion of it is required to make life sweet, and young people about to stretch into adulthood are usually quite interested in the subject, too.

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Ramblings from Your Grandparents

Ramblings from Your Grandparents

It was the telling of that story and the obvious impact it had upon our church family that put the gears of my mind into motion, and because of that I begin these “ramblings.”

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Trunk or Treat 2019

Trunk or Treat 2019

Please come join us for Trunk or Treats at First Christian Church Byrdstown on Thursday, October 31 at 5 p.m.

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In Memory of  Magdelene Robbins

In Memory of  Magdelene Robbins

Magdelene (Reagan) Robbins, age 89, of Highland Avenue in Byrdstown, Tennessee, passed Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Pickett Care and Rehab. She was born Oct. 6, 1929, in Monroe, Tennessee, to Edd Reagan and Minta (Winningham) Reagan. She was a member of Byrdstown First...

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2014 FCC Mission Trip to Maytown, Kentucky

2014 FCC Mission Trip to Maytown, Kentucky

In August 2014  we joined forces with CrossRoads Missions to do a local /domestic mission trip. We had the pleasure of working with local residents on home improvement projects to help better their living situations. About CrossRoads Missions Above all else...

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Sermon on the Mount

Sermon on the Mount

Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them. – Matthew 5-7 NIV The Beatitudes He said: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit,     for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are those...

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