Letter From Pastor Josh

Church Family, I have talked during the service and prayer meetings as well as individually with many of you about our church planting work. This next Sunday April 20th will be our last Lord's Day worship with you, our dear brothers and sisters in Christ at GFBC (as members at least...we do plan on visiting and keeping up!). April 27th I will be preaching at West Oaks Baptist Church and then on May 4th we will have an official joining of our church-plant group to that body as they reconstitute and we join together under a new Covenant ...

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GfBC Begins the Heidelberg Catechism

Each Sunday, GfBC quotes a small portion of a catechism or creed during the service.  This month, we will begin walking through the Heidelberg Catechism. The following is a short history of this catechism: I. History. Soon after the introduction of Protestantism into the Palatinate in 1546, the controversy between Lutherans and Calvinists broke out, and for years, especially under the elector Otto Heinrich (1556-59), it raged with great violence in Heidelberg. Frederick III, who came into power in 1559, adopted the Calvinistic view on the Lord's Supper, and favored that side with all his princely power. He reorganized ...

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