Carragher Delivers Workshop, Messages at HBF

HBF hosted Dr. Doug Carragher, director of Armed Forces Baptist Missions, for a PTSD Workshop on Saturday, Dec. 2. In addition, Carragher delivered messages at the 9:00, 10:30 and 6:00 p.m. services on Sunday, Dec.... Read More

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Focus on the Finish

This year we have been focused on the “Invest” theme. Those who have been at HBF this year will certainly have noted the correlation with Jesus’ investment counsel in Revelation 3 and the “Invest” theme this year. I... Read More


Getting The Word To The World On Time

As 2017 winds down we are reminded of the importance of time! We recently received a letter from Evangelist Bob Weston in Jamaica sharing of all the open doors the Lord has provided in Jamaica. The devastating... Read More


The Christ In Christmas

This week we begin a series called, "The Christ in Christmas". We barely get through Thanksgiving without turning our focus to shopping deals for Christmas. Many are tired of the consumerism and commercialism that... Read More


HBF Seizes Opportunity To Support Operation Christmas Child

With less than four weeks notice, HBF rallied to answer the call to fill nearly 100 shoe boxes with gifts for children all over the planet. Randy and Julie Foster took the initiative to encourage the entire... Read More

Thanksgiving 2017

Thanksgiving, An Attitude of Gratitude

Psalms 26:7 That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works. Thanksgiving is comprised of two words, thanks and giving. One implies an attitude (thanks) and the other an action... Read More

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Certainty Conference 2017

The first week of October First Baptist Church of New Philadelphia, Ohio hosted it's third annual "Certainty Conference". This year's conference emphasized "Prophecy". Pastor Brian Hedges was one of the guest... Read More

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Small investments can yield large returns... Pastor Steve Fleshman

I am currently corresponding with a man in Cass County Jail who has attended Life Issues meetings in the past, he has been incarcerated (again) for several months and we have had several phone calls in addition to... Read More

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2017 Life Issues Walk a Success

By Steve Fleshman On behalf of our Life Issues team, I would like to extend a heart-felt THANK YOU to all those who helped to make our 5th Annual Recovery Walk Fundraiser such a huge success! Our team of volunteers... Read More

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As I write this, I'm sitting under a tent in Windsor, Mo., at a community revival. I just preached a message from Genesis as a "genesis" or start to the revival meetings.  As we see sin impact the lives of people we... Read More