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.
 
 
 
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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!
  
 
 
 
 

May 6, 2018
Scripture: Inspired and Inerrant
Series: This is Us
2 Peter 1:17-21 ; 2 Timothy 3:16-17
 
The Point: People are always looking for some nugget of truth in what God is trying to tell them. We tend to want to look everywhere but the Bible: God's inerrant, inspired Word.
 
I. Scripture is perfect.
II. Scripture is trustworthy. 
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  • May 6, 2018Scripture: Inspired and Inerrant
    May 6, 2018
    Scripture: Inspired and Inerrant
    Series: This is Us
    2 Peter 1:17-21 ; 2 Timothy 3:16-17
     
    The Point: People are always looking for some nugget of truth in what God is trying to tell them. We tend to want to look everywhere but the Bible: God's inerrant, inspired Word.
     
    I. Scripture is perfect.
    II. Scripture is trustworthy. 
  • Apr 29, 2018When Jesus spits in your dirt
    Apr 29, 2018
    When Jesus spits in your dirt
     
    John 9: 1-11
     
    Senior Adult Sunday Service Special Speaker Dr. Sid Nichols.
  • Apr 22, 2018Broken people need a healing Savior
    Apr 22, 2018
    Broken people need a healing Savior
    Series: This is Us
    Ephesians 2:1-10
     
    The Point: We're all in the same boat. That's a good thing and a bad thing. Nobody in this room is going to Heaven based on their "goodness". We all need Jesus. So, while the road of salvation belongs to each of us individually, we can walk our paths together.
     
    I. Admit our condition (vs. 1-3).
    II. Acknowledge Jesus sacrifice (vs. 4-7).
    III. Abandon self-righteousness (vs.8-10). 
  • Apr 8, 2018Paterology: God Is
    Apr 8, 2018
    Paterology: God Is
    Series: This is Us
     
    The Point: God created us for fellowship with Him, but His desire is that we would worship Him with everything we have. We just fall short of that standard most of the time.
     
    I. God is....Just.
    II. God is....Love.
    III. God is....Holy.
    IV. God is....Sovereign.
  • Apr 1, 2018Christology: The Fifth Cup
    Apr 1, 2018
    Christology: The Fifth Cup
    Series: This is Us
     
    Jeremiah 25:15-17, Luke 22:39-46, 24:1-12
     
    The Point: Jesus' resurrection is the point. But, before Jesus arose, He drank deeply from a cup. Its contents were meant for us, but Jesus drank it on our behalf.
     
    I. Jesus' death stole our defeat.
    II. Jesus' resurrection assured our victory.
     
  • Mar 25, 2018The First of Many Last Suppers
    Mar 25, 2018
    The First of Many Last Suppers
    Mark 14:22-31
     
    The point: We come in. We remember. We leave changed.
     
  • Mar 18, 2018Ordinary Hands / Extraordinary Savior
    Mar 18, 2018
    Ordinary Hands / Extraordinary Savior
    Acts 5:12-16
     
    The Point: Our culture has built up a mentality that you must have a celebrity's limelight to make a difference. Jesus doesn't want your fame. He simply wants your obedience.
     
    I. Miracles Were Performed By The Hands of Men, Empowered Through The Heart of God. (vs. 12-13)
     
    II. Miracles Focused Attention Away From The Law And Onto Grace. (vs. 14-16)
  • Mar 11, 2018The Field, and the Phonies
    Mar 11, 2018
    The Field, and the Phonies
     
    There were problems with our recording and we only have the last 15 minutes of the sermon.
     
    Acts 5:1-11
     
    The Point: Hypocrisy within the church causes us to play a role that we're further along in the maturation process than we actually are. It kills the church from within.
     
    I. Among the people of God there will always be hypocrites.
    II. God has placed us in a fallen world so we can reflect him in the world.
  • Mar 4, 2018What is your nickname?
    Mar 4, 2018
    What is your nickname?
    Acts 4:32-37
     
    1. What would your nickname be?
    2. Who can you be a Barnabas to this week?
  • Feb 25, 2018DNOW Speaker Roger Glidewell
    Feb 25, 2018
    DNOW Speaker Roger Glidewell
     
    DNOW Weeekend
    II. Timothy 4: 1-5
 
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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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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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