Robby BradfordChurch life, community, evangelism, Indiana, Lafayette, life groups, men's ministryLeave a Comment

Today I have the privilege of opening up the fall season at The Huddle, a men’s group that meets for lunch, conversation, a great talk and prayer each Wednesday in Lafayette, Indiana.  We meet at 601 N. 6th Street in Lafayette at the YWCA.We’re starting up again today after a break for the summer. We will keep meeting through nearly … Read More

Community Center Call to Compassion at Claystone

Robby BradfordChurch life, community, Community center, community development, CommunityFIRST, First Assembly Community MinistriesLeave a Comment

First Assembly has always been such a great supporter of Food Finders’ food bank, and I know has a keen interest in Claystone at the Crossing, so I wanted to share a unique (and easy!) volunteer need that there this summer with Food Finders! As you may know, one of Food Finders’ cornerstone programs is to provide free lunches during the … Read More

2014 Jingle Jam Family Christmas Show Re-Cap

Robby BradfordChristmas, community, First Assembly Community Ministries, Jingle Jam, outreachLeave a Comment

This past weekend was 3rd annual Jingle Jam!  We welcomed hundreds of new people into First Assembly Community Ministries and added a fun start to the festive season!  Check out here a taste of what the event was all about! Additionally, you can see a full video of the show by clicking here!  You can learn more about Christmas related … Read More

Jingle Jam 2014

Robby BradfordChristmas, community, events, family, First Assembly Community Ministries, Jingle Jam, outreachLeave a Comment

This weekend our spectacular Christmas family show, Jingle Jam is happening again!  See the video below to get an idea what it’s about. Then click here to sign up for this FREE, amazing community event.There will be many giveaways, as well as great laughs, music, and lots of fun in our gym, including bounce houses, etc.  Don’t miss this chance … Read More

UNITED–Leaving Me Behind

Robby BradfordChurch life, community, discipleship, ecclesiology, New Testament, spiritual maturity, unityLeave a Comment

The hardest thing about unity is leaving ourselves behind, sacrificing our preferences, our point of view for the greater unity of the group we’re in. This message deals with the impact of living with the right attitude toward authority, letting leaders point the way, and the results of spiritual maturity.  Check it out now and follow us on Livestream at … Read More

UNITED: Worship & Prayer

Robby Bradfordcommunity, discipleship, ecclesiology, experience, First Assembly Community Ministries, God, Holy Spirit, prayer, preaching, teaching, unity, worshipLeave a Comment

Yesterday’s time in worship and prayer followed this message on what is happening when we worship and pray together.  Leaning heavily on Acts 4:23-31 and Revelation 4 & 5, this message considers what the nature of worship and prayer is and how it is that heaven and earth sometimes overlap and interlock. Check it out and pray with me for … Read More

UNITED: How to Have a Good Church Fight

Robby BradfordActs, Church life, community, conflict, conflict resolution, confrontation, discipleship, early Christianity, ecclesiology, First Assembly Community Ministries, interpersonal conflict, New Testament, unity, wisdomLeave a Comment

Last Sunday’s message picked up the early church’s story of conflict found in Acts 15 and led us to a very helpful system for dealing with conflict in the church today. Few messages are filled with the kind of practical, concrete plan this one is.  Enjoy!