Author Archives: Matthew Hoskinson

Preparation for Worship (8/29/15)

Scripture to consider: Matthew 16.13–28 13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” 14 They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or … Continue reading

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This Weekend at First (8/28/15)

We’re looking forward to worshiping our great Christ again this Sunday! Here’s some information to let you know what’s coming. Sunday worship Here are the songs we plan to sing Sunday morning: “Crown Him with Many Crowns“ “What a Glorious … Continue reading

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Nick Peterson on 1 Peter

This summer our church enjoyed a five-part sermon series covering parts of 1 Peter. Preaching in my place was Nick Peterson, one of our deacons and an aspiring church planter here in the city. He and his family have been … Continue reading

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This Weekend at First: Shai Linne

We are looking forward to having Shai Linne and two of his church planting partners with us this weekend at First. Shai is an accomplished Christian hip-hop artist whose albums include “The Atonement” and “The Attributes of God.” He was born … Continue reading

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A Theological Vision for Our Church

There are many good deeds that we could give ourselves to, and many good churches whose example we could follow. But what does our Servant King want for us, for this church at this time in this city? What kind … Continue reading

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