Spiritual Life

Spiritual Life

Realize the church community is for everyone

Spiritual Life writer Rev. Justin Farley talks about the importance of the church community and God’s desire for all, no matter their history, to find him there. The ideas are illustrated through the story of the shepherd and one lost sheep and the film “Finding Dory” who seeks family.

Spiritual Life

Fill a shoebox for children around the world

Guest Spiritual Life writer Fay Tolley Smith encourages readers to fill OCC shoeboxes with small gifts, personal hygiene items and school supplies. The relief agency, Samaritan’s Purse, will hand-deliver the shoeboxes to children in more than 100 countries.

Spiritual Life

Stand for the gospel even if lonely

Spiritual Life writer Rev. Justin Farley points to conformity in the early Christian church and how the Apostle Paul stood on a particular issue . Farley encourages believers in this age to stand firm on the gospel even when it means standing alone.

Videos

Living Christmas Tree

The living Christmas tree choir performs "The Night That Christ Was Born," on Saturday during the Christmas Alive event at the First Baptist Church in Richland. Over 40 singers crowded the 22 ft tall tree for the church's 27th annual concert.
Sarah Gordon Tri-City Herald
Living Christmas Tree 1:58

Living Christmas Tree

Vit Plant employees present gifts to Toys for Tots 1:02

Vit Plant employees present gifts to Toys for Tots

Join a sled ride down Carmichael Hill in Richland 0:34

Join a sled ride down Carmichael Hill in Richland

Godspeed, John Glenn: 1921-2016 1:55

Godspeed, John Glenn: 1921-2016