“The Huddle” Starts TODAY

Robby BradfordChurch life, discipleship, life groups, men's ministry1 Comment

Today, The Huddle, a weekly meeting will begin for Christian men throughout Greater Lafayette.  Starting at 12:10 and ending at 12:50 at The Junction House, located at 213 Smith Street, Lafayette. The Junction House is just off the intersection of Wabash Avenue and Smith Streets. This meeting is intended for men of all kinds from all kinds of backgrounds and … Read More


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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

Joe Sangl on Personal Finance Sunday

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If you missed it on Sunday, here’s the message from Joe Sangl, founder and CEO of “I Was Broke. Now I’m Not.” Joe is one of the most sought-after communicators on personal finance in the United States. Joe is also a Purdue graduate and even attended First Assembly while he was a student! Joe brought an exceptional message and clear … Read More

Warning: Stay AWAY from 50 SHADES

Robby BradfordFirst Assembly Community Ministries, life groups, marriage, movies, pop culture, pornography, sexuality, Wednesday nightsLeave a Comment

Going on the Record I have a huge announcement!  It’s much more of a plea.  Calling it a warning seems too mild.  Maybe it’s better to say that I am calling 911, I’m jumping up and down, waving my arms, and yelling at the top of my voice; I’m desperately calling out in my strongest voice.  EMERGENCY!!!!  And this is … Read More

4 Steps for Drawing Closer to God

Robby Bradford31 questions, Bible, discipleship, grow, life groups, prayer, Q Sunday, Question and Answer, spiritual disciplines, spiritual growth, spirituality1 Comment

Here is #29 of 31 Questions in 31 Days! To learn more about this 31 Day series, just search “31 Questions” in the search bar above or click here!Q #29:  I have fallen away from God.  How do I, now that I am trying to get closer to God, and leave my past behind me, have a better relationship with God?  I … Read More

FREE*–Jump All In!

Robby BradfordBreakthrough, Church life, discipleship, discover, experience, First Assembly Community Ministries, freedom, grow, life groups, small groupsLeave a Comment

I’m excited we’re going somewhere together at First Assembly Community Ministries!  We’re moving toward greater freedom in Christ through a six week spiritual campaign called “Free*”. This will happen primarily in three ways–1.  Sunday morning messages will all be related to the subject of being free in Christ.2.  Life Groups–all our small group ministries are following the Free* curriculum and … Read More

FREE*–What is It?

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We’re off and running!  The spiritual campaign called “Free*” is a six-week, preaching, small group and journal driven journey toward greater spiritual freedom in Christ! I’m so excited to see where it’s going, and we started it last Sunday with the message you can watch below! Don’t miss out on joining a group, which you can still do by clicking … Read More

A Great Resource for Life Groups!

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Pastor Todd & Tami Hair Todd Hair, the Adult Ministries Pastor at First Assembly Community Ministries in Lafayette, Indiana, has been leading Life Groups at our church for a few years now.  This guy knows Life Groups and has overseen significant growth in Life Groups to the point where now more adults attend a group in a season than attend … Read More

Dynamic Acts Study on Wednesday Evenings

Robby BradfordBible studies, Bible study, Christian origins, Christianity, discipleship, First Assembly Community Ministries, Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, life groups, mission, New TestamentLeave a Comment

On Wednesdays at 6:30 in the sanctuary at First Assembly Community Ministries, we are at the start of a study on the book of Acts.  My Life Group is called “The Source”.  We meet each Wednesday to sing a few songs together, spend some time praying together and then we dive into the New Testament in a verse-by-verse format. The … Read More

Megaseries “The Story” Coming to First Assembly!

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The Bible may just be the most-owned and least read book in history!  A Gallup survey reports the average American household has four Bibles. However, research by PewForum on Religion and Public Life (2008) found that only 16% of Americans read the Bible every day. One thing we’re doing to go deeper into The Bible in 2013 at First Assembly is to pursue … Read More