First Baptist Norfolk



At First Baptist Norfolk we love God, love others, and live the mission each day in our local community and around the world. We are a multi-generational and multi-cultural church and we've been serving our community for over 200 years winning and leading everyone within our reach to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.


  • Scattered Church | Tim Whitney

    06/06/2021 Duración: 27min

    The Family of God is for them too. Acts 11 v.19-30 1. Who are the them? The “them” is the Jews and everyone else too. 2. What happened to them? They got a new family. Application: We ought to be united by Jesus as a family. We ought to see everyone in our community as those who need to be brought into our family.

  • Crossing Cultural Boundaries | Dr. Eric Thomas

    02/06/2021 Duración: 31min

    The church fulfills her calling when we cross cultural boundaries with the gospel. Acts 10 v.1-48 1. God prepares people for the gospel. 2. God prepares His church to share the gospel. 3. Our job is to cross cultural boundaries to preach the gospel.

  • Calling Out the Called > Part 2 | Dr. Eric Thomas

    30/05/2021 Duración: 39min

    God calls us out of sin and into a specific purpose. Acts 9 v.20-43 1. Connect with the family of faith. 2. Share the gospel. 3. Grow as a follower of Jesus.

  • Calling Out the Called > Part 1 | Dr. Eric Thomas

    26/05/2021 Duración: 32min

    God rescues sinners and raises them up for mission. Acts 9 v.1-19 1. God’s work: Jesus saves sinners. 2. Our work: We disciple those whom Jesus saves.

  • Everywhere We Go | Dr. Eric Thomas

    23/05/2021 Duración: 33min

    We fulfill our calling when we share the gospel wherever we go. Acts 8 v.1-40 1. If you are a follower of Jesus, share the gospel. 2. If you have believed on Jesus, be baptized. 3. If you have not believed on Jesus, come to Him today.

  • A Martyr | Dr. Eric Thomas

    19/05/2021 Duración: 30min

    The church fulfills her calling when we give our lives for Jesus. Acts 6 v.8 - 7 v.60 1. God’s power works through His church to do wondrous things. 2. God’s glory demands we proclaim the gospel. 3. Lifestyle of a martyr faces persecution.

  • Set Up to Serve | Dr. Eric Thomas

    16/05/2021 Duración: 41min

    The church fulfills her calling when we set up to serve. Acts 6 v.1-7 1. See a need, meet a need. 2. Understand how God has made you to serve.

  • Commendable Community | Dr. Eric Thomas

    12/05/2021 Duración: 26min

    The church fulfills her calling when we are a commendable community. Acts 5 v.1-42 1. We are commendable community when we deal with deception. 2. We are a commendable community when we help the hurting. 3. We are a commendable community when we proclaim the gospel in the face of opposition.

  • Christ's Family | Dr. Eric Thomas

    09/05/2021 Duración: 36min

    Jesus formed the church to be His family in our world. Mark 3 v.31-35 1. Love rules in Christ’s family. 2. The broken are mended in Christ’s family. 3. Burdens are shared in Christ’s family. 4. We pray for one another in Christ’s family.

  • Family | Dr. Eric Thomas

    05/05/2021 Duración: 19min

    The church fulfills her calling when we live as Family in our world. Acts 4 v.32-37 1. Family is not a slogan. It is a way of life. 2. Soak in God’s grace together. 3. Leave others better than you find them.

  • Pray for Boldness | Dr. Eric Thomas

    02/05/2021 Duración: 39min

    The church fulfills her calling when we get together to pray. Acts 4 v.23-31 1. Confess God’s absolute authority. 2. Focus on Christ’s work. 3. Ask God for His Help.

  • Doing What is Right | Dr. Eric Thomas

    28/04/2021 Duración: 24min

    The church fulfills her calling when we do what is right. Acts 4 v.1-22 1. Turn our test into a triumph for the gospel. 2. Our courage comes from Jesus. 3. It is always right to obey God.

  • Seasons of Refreshing | Dr. Eric Thomas

    25/04/2021 Duración: 36min

    The church helps others find healing and hope through Jesus. Acts 3 v.1-26 1. Do what you can with what you have where you are. 2. Turn the topic of every conversation toward Jesus.

  • Make Disciples | Dr. Eric Thomas

    21/04/2021 Duración: 22min

    The church fulfills her calling when we disciple the saved. Acts 2 v.42-27 1. Discipleship is persistence. 2. Discipleship is living in the fear of the Lord. 3. Discipleship is family together. 4. Discipleship is persistence in corporate worship.

  • When the Spirit Falls | Dr. Eric Thomas

    18/04/2021 Duración: 40min

    The Spirit empowers our church to fulfill her calling. Acts 2 v.1-41 1. Yield to God in prayer. 2. Point people to Jesus. 3. Believers, be baptized.

  • Agreeing in Prayer | Dr. Eric Thomas

    14/04/2021 Duración: 23min

    When we pray we grow in intimacy with God. Acts 1 v.12-26 1. Intimacy comes through communication. 2. Intimacy grows through harmony. 3. Intimacy grows through submission.

  • Our Calling | Dr. Eric Thomas

    11/04/2021 Duración: 35min

    God calls our church to tell others who Jesus is. Acts 1 v.1-11 1. Spend time with Jesus. 2. Rely upon the Spirit. 3. Live in the light of Christ’s return.

  • Easter 2021 // Blessing // Dr. Eric Thomas

    04/04/2021 Duración: 28min

    Jesus takes our broken life and makes it beautiful. John 20 v.1-18 1. Sin is killed by the death of Jesus. 2. Hope comes alive through the resurrection of Jesus.

  • Serve Like Jesus | Tim Whitney

    28/03/2021 Duración: 39min

    John 13 1. Jesus commands me to be like Him and serve the least (v. 4-19). 2. Jesus commands me to serve the least so that they would know God (v. 20).

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