Entries by ancientcitybaptist

How to Be a Victorious Church

Hebrews 12:1-3 In the Scriptures, we often see the life of the Christian and the church compared to a race. How are we to run? The author of Hebrews gives us words from God… Ancient City Baptist Church – Fred O. Pitts

Money Matters

All of us are drawn to generous people. Don’t all of us desire to be generous people? At the close of 1 Corinthians, Paul addresses a “special offering,” and from this passage we can learn several helpful principles to employ in all of our giving.  Money matters, to us and to God, so here are […]

Healthy Habits for Abundant Life

Healthy Habits for Abundant Life Acts 2.42 Jesus said, “I have come so that they may have life and have it in abundance” (CSB). How often do we see people truly experiencing the abundance of life that Jesus came to give us? Today, we review three healthy habits for abundant life—and note the key to […]

The Original Gospel Message

Acts 2.14-41 The word “gospel” means “good news.” Just what is the “good news” the church has to present to the world? In a time when many seem to miss the message by mistake and others seem to deliberately redefine it for their own purposes, it is imperative as part of our “Basic Church” series […]

A Prescription for Fellowship

Acts 2.42-47 What do you want people to “see” when they look at our church? What does God want them to see? As we consider the important concept the Bible calls fellowship, let’s identify three elements of the prescription for a healthy church… Ancient City Baptist Church – Fred O. Pitts

In the Ministry

1 Peter 4:10-11 Have you ever been mystified by the concept of God’s call to ministry? It can seem like a mystical experience that is reserved for a few. Today, as we continue our Basic Church series, we will take a broader look at what it means to be “in the ministry.” Let’s ask and […]

The Forgotten Half of the Great Commission

Matthew 28.18-20 We are in the midst of reviewing who the church is and what she is to do. There are five main functions of the church. The first is worship. The second is evangelism. Today we consider a third… Ancient City Baptist Church – Fred O. Pitts

The Mission of Jesus

Luke 19.1-10; John 20.19-23 God the Father had one true essence of God Son (“His only begotten”). He decided to send this Son to earth to meet the greatest need of mankind. What was it? Why did God the Father send Jesus the Son? And what does that say to us? Ancient City Baptist Church – […]