Easter Weekend

Robby Bradfordcross, Easter, easter eggs, egg hunt, first assembly, First Assembly of God Lafayette, fun, Good Friday, resurrection2 Comments

I love Easter!  I am always drawn into reflecting on Jesus and the meaning of the cross and the hope of resurrection.  Every year, I feel the clear sense that it’s happening all over again as Spring reemerges with the new life, color and scents of a renewed earth. This coming Easter Weekend, April 22-24, 2011, we’ll have special events … Read More

Girls’ Night Out

Robby Bradfordactivities, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Girls' Night Out, Indiana, ladies, Women's Ministries, World Vision1 Comment

Girls Night Out is coming to our church this Sunday evening, April 10, 2011 at 6:00, and I hope that a lot of our First Assembly ladies are able to attend!  This is an event opportunity for our church to host. First, it is a chance to bring ladies from around Lafayette together.  If you’ve been looking for an event … Read More

Visioneering Summarized

Robby Bradford2011 Vision Meeting, core values, first assembly, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Indiana, mission, strategic plan, vision, vision statementLeave a Comment

The following post brings together the four significant parts of our strategic plan:  Core Values, Mission, Vision, and Goals.We have identified five Core Values: Discover, Experience, Relate, Serve, and Grow. I might talk about them in the following ways:Discover: This value expresses our desire to be a church where everyone on the spectrum between unbeliever and mature believer has the … Read More

Visioneering, part 2

Robby Bradfordchurch growth, Church life, core values, discover, experience, First Assembly of God Lafayette, grow, mission, relate, serve, strategic plan, visionLeave a Comment

A couple weeks back I posted a blog called, “Visioneering“. It was one of the most well-read blogs I have written up to this point! I planned when I wrote it that I would visit the four components of the strategic plan we’ve written for First Assembly here. Next Sunday, April 3 at 6:30PM, we’ll be having the first of … Read More

Mission of Mercy Results and Other Missions News

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What a fantastic weekend at First Assembly here in Lafayette, Indiana! I thought I would quickly post here the results of the child sponsorship campaign that took place here this weekend in our Sunday worship services. 87 children were sponsored! This is in addition to the dozens of children that are already faithfully sponsored by people in our church who … Read More


Robby BradfordFirst Assembly of God Lafayette, Indiana, mission, visionLeave a Comment

This past weekend, I spent about 12 hours with the staff, deacons and a few others from our church talking about the Values, Mission, Vision, and Goals of First Assembly. This was one of the most exciting things I’ve had a chance to lead since I’ve been here. Next month, we’ll be meeting with all the leadership of the church … Read More