The Story: Let the Battle Begin

Robby BradfordBible, Bible studies, Church life, First Assembly Community Ministries, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Holy Spirit, mission, Old Testament, The StoryLeave a Comment

Yesterday’s powerful services were a reminder that God is about doing something with us as a community, and not just personally.  Check out the two videos below to hear the messages and taste what God was doing in our midst that day.  The first one is just the message and the second one includes those powerful worship and communion moments … Read More


Robby BradfordChurch life, community, development, discipleship, First Assembly Community Ministries, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Global Leadership Summit, leadership, outreachLeave a Comment

Below you’ll find a short video that shows highlights from the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit that First Assembly Community Ministries hosted last August.  It’s returning to Lafayette and some 500 cities across the United States on August 8-9!  Check out the video below and click here to learn more about this year’s world-class faculty!  You can also register directly … Read More

The Online Church We’re Building

Robby BradfordChurch life, church planting, First Assembly Community Ministries, First Assembly of God Lafayette, mission, missions, multi-site churchesLeave a Comment

Delivering church services is happening in a progressive, tech-savvy, unexpected way, and we’re in on it.  A while back, we started livestreaming our church services online.  At first there were 20 or 30 people. In December, we added three hi-def cameras and a number of other technological advances to make it possible to deliver a live program of our services … Read More


Robby Bradfordcommunity, Easter, easter eggs, Easter Eggstravaganza, egg hunt, events, First Assembly Community Ministries, First Assembly of God Lafayette, outreachLeave a Comment

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

First Assembly en Espanol

Robby Bradfordchurch growth, Church life, church planting, discipleship, evangelism, First Assembly Community Ministries, First Assembly of God Lafayette, hispanic, latinos, multi-site churches, outreach, SpanishLeave a Comment

Starting tonight–at 6:30PM in our sanctuary, we’ll start offering a worship service that will be conducted in Spanish!  The Spanish-speaking portion of our community and our church has been growing, and this is a timely thing we can offer to begin reaching out.  First Assembly will now have an expression of itself in Spanish.  I can’t wait. The plan for … Read More

NEW Look for First Assembly!

Robby Bradfordchurch growth, Church life, First Assembly of God Lafayette, mission, mission statementLeave a Comment

We first unveiled our new logo at church this past Sunday, but in case you weren’t here, here goes the look of a number of our new logos. You’ll see also the plastic surgery we’ve done with our name that helps express all that’s happening at First Assembly–First Assembly Community Ministries.  This helps to capture that First Assembly is a … Read More

7 WORDS: Lent 2013 Series

Robby BradfordChristianity, cross, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Good Friday, grace, healing, heaven, Jesus Christ, Lent, New Testament, prayer, spiritual growth, spirituality, Sunday message series, Sunday themes1 Comment

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.”  –1 Corinthians 1:18 The 40-day period of preparation, prayer and fasting leading to Easter  is called “Lent”.  This word is actually the word meaning “spring” in many languages. To prepare ourselves for Easter, we’ll … Read More