ROOTED IN THE GOSPEL 

Welcome To Russellville, Alabama

First Baptist Church

Rooted in the Gospel, Planted in the City…
Are you new to RFBC? Well, welcome to our family! As you explore our website, we would like to invite you to get to know us a little bit. We were planted in the heart of Russellville, Alabama, in 1867, and we have been a vital part of the community ever since. Our desire is to make disciples that make disciples, as we live out the Great Commission across the street and around the world!
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Our Vision Statement
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 First Baptist Church exists to glorify God by building a Great Commission culture in the people of Russellville, Alabama. We desire to be a church that fosters intimacy with God and equips the church to make disciple-making disciples that would reach the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
 
 
 
Click Here to See Our Core Values.
Photo credit to Kellie Seal Singleton

 

Get Plugged Into One of Our Ministries

We have a passion to see people get plugged into the ministries of our church, as we EQUIP the church to ENGAGE and ENCOURAGE our world. Click on a link below to connect with one of our ministries!
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Worship Through Giving

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We give as an act of worship. We ask big, pray big, and expect big things to come out of a people that lives and operates in Kingdom mentality. Jesus is King over our finances and places us as stewards over His income. We give back to launch new Kingdom opportunities for the Gospel to reach to ends of the earth. 
 
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Sermons & Media

 

Check out what we’re talking about at First Baptist Church!
  
 
 
 
 

Dec 16, 2018
Zechariah and Elizabeth’s faith

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  • Dec 16, 2018Zechariah and Elizabeth’s faith
    Dec 16, 2018
    Zechariah and Elizabeth’s faith

  • Dec 2, 2018Thyatira
    Dec 2, 2018
    Thyatira
    Thyatira
     
    Revelation 2:18-29
     
    I. A mixed reputation. v 19-20
    II. An opportunity rejected. v. 21-22
    III. A transparency revealed. v. 18 and 23 
     
  • Nov 25, 2018Pergamos
    Nov 25, 2018
    Pergamos
    Lessons from the 7 Churches
     
    Pergamos
     
    Revelation 2:12-17 
     
    I. Devoted in difficult circumstances.
    II. Danger in doctrinal compromise.
    III. Discipline by the declaration of truth.
  • Nov 18, 2018Pleading for the flock
    Nov 18, 2018
    Pleading for the flock
    Exodus 32:9-14
  • Nov 11, 2018Wise Words from an Old Soldier
    Nov 11, 2018
    Wise Words from an Old Soldier
    II Timothy 2:1-4
     
    I. Stand strong. 2:1
    II. Share the message. 2:2
    III. Shoulder the adversity. 2:3
    IV. Stay focused. 2:4
     
  • Nov 4, 2018Smyrna
    Nov 4, 2018
    Smyrna
    Smyrna
    Revelation 2: 8 - 11
     
    I. The sacrifice of Christ.
    II. The sympathizing of Christ.
    III. The support of Christ.
  • Oct 28, 2018Ephesus
    Oct 28, 2018
    Ephesus
    Revelation 2:1-6
     
    I. The description of Christ.
    II. The delight of Christ.
    III. The disapproval of Christ.
    IV. The desire of Christ.
     
  • Oct 21, 2018Getting to know you!
    Oct 21, 2018
    Getting to know you!
    Getting to know you! 
    Interim Pastor - Dr. Gene Balding
     
    John 3:16
     
    I. God can't love you more than he already has.
    II. God can't give you more than he already has.
    III. God can't make salvation any simpler than He already has.
  • Oct 7, 2018The Reluctant Partner
    Oct 7, 2018
    The Reluctant Partner
    Acts 9:10-19
     
    The Point: For just a moment, Ananias forgot his place in the organization flowchart of life, but the Lord was quick to remind him. His decision to disciple Saul helped usher in the greatest church planting movement in history.
     
    I. So, what's with Ananias questioning the Lord?
    II. What role does Ananias play in Saul's story?
     
  • Sep 30, 2018The Repentant Pharisee
    Sep 30, 2018
    The Repentant Pharisee
    Acts 9:1-19
     
    The Point: Nobody saw this coming, but God did.
     
    I. Nobody is outside of God's grasp.
    II. Everybody that's been saved exhibits marks of salvation.
    III. Anybody can be the next unbelievable story.
     
 
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The church is not a building. The church is a people that gather to worship the name of Jesus Christ! Feel free to connect with us by clicking on one of our social media outlets listed below.
  
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Join Us This Sunday!

 
 
 
CONTACT US
 
213 North Jackson Avenue
Russellville, Alabama 35653
 
 
Phone: (256) 332-2065
 
SERVICE TIMES
 
SUNDAYS:
CONVOS OVER COFFEE – 9:00am
BIBLE STUDY – 9:30am
WORSHIP – 10:30am & 6:00pm
 
WEDNESDAYS:
FAMILY DINNER – 5:15pm
BIBLE STUDIES – 6:00pm
 
 
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