Re-Cap Video of Easter Eggstravaganza 2013

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Check out the above video to see images from First Assembly Community Ministries’ Easter Eggstravaganza 2013!  This amazing day that blessed between 2500 and 3000 people was made possible by a team of more than 150 volunteers from our congregation!  They did an amazing job, as you’ll see here!


Robby BradfordChurch life, Easter, easter eggs, Easter Eggstravaganza, Easter Offering, First Assembly Community Ministries, Lafayette, outreachLeave a Comment

This coming Easter Weekend is going to be great!  Check out what’s going on: Good Friday Services, 5PM & 6:30PM–Two identical 60-minute services will feature interactive prayer stations, worship, the reading of the passion and a chance to linger in a time of adoration at the cross of Jesus.  Plan to join us spending an hour giving thanks and drawing … Read More


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Below you will find information related to this year’s Easter Eggstravaganza.  This egg hunt and Easter party is FREE to everyone.  We’re hoping to see more than 2000 people from our community on our grounds and in our building on Saturday, March 30, the day before Easter.  I’ll post a separate article next week talking about what is coming on … Read More

Easter Offering 2013

Robby BradfordCalcutta Mercy Ministries, Church life, Easter, Easter Offering, First Assembly Community Ministries, giving, missionsLeave a Comment

Even though I’m surrounded by snow today, I know spring and scenes like the one to the left here are just around the corner.  This picture reminds me of a spring ritual my wife Tracy and I had when we had the privilege to live in Belgium.  Every spring, we would go for a walk in what the Americans called … Read More


Robby BradfordChurch life, cross, discipleship, Easter, events, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Good FridayLeave a Comment

I love Good Friday at First Assembly in Lafayette, Indiana.  The tone for the service is unlike any other during the year–a solemn time for reflection, worship, vigil, communion, and prayer. We use interactive stations where people can do something while they pray and hear the story unfold as well as great music and even artistic outlet for those so … Read More


Robby Bradfordchurch growth, Church life, Easter, events, financial stewardship, First Assembly of God Lafayette, mission, visionLeave a Comment

If you’re a part of Lafayette First Assembly, you likely know that the leadership of our church has planned to receive a special offering on Easter morning during the service.  The reason for this is because we are hoping to generate some financial momentum toward completed renovation on our sanctuary that began years ago and was not quite finished.  Our … Read More

Stille Zaterdag

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My family and I spent two wonderful years in the Netherlands, in a town outside of Amsterdam called Hilversum.  We had the privilege of planting an international church with a team of a dozen other people.  Every year we were there, we held an Easter egg hunt on the Saturday before Easter. The title of this posting comes from the … Read More

Easter Bunny Theology

Robby BradfordChristianity, Christmas, Easter, evangelism, first assembly, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Jesus Christ, nominalism, outreach, secularism1 Comment

Sometimes church people and even well-meaning pastors miss some of the most amazing moments for reaching people through the cultural windows that are present and create opportunities for the gospel to come alive.  I’m thinking about those moments in the Christian calendar that intersect with a huge cross-section of nominal Christians–Christmas and Easter. Tomorrow is Easter.  Just today, as a … Read More