Webster-Choctaw County D-NOW set for this weekend

20170110162025_00001Students will be able to tell this year’s Disciple Now (D-NOW) Weekend will be different almost immediately.

Cody Robertson, youth minister at First Baptist Church of Eupora, said FBC Eupora will be partnered with multiple churches and will not hold services in Eupora. D-NOW will be Feb. 10-12.

“We plan to spend Saturday afternoon involved with mission work, intentionally reaching out to areas of poverty in Choctaw and Webster County,” Robertson said. “With a large number of churches involved, we can expect everything to be done on a larger scale. Worship service, recreation, even eating will all be done with every church that is involved.”

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Sid Salter talks about Mississippi politics at JOY Club


Sid Salter discusses the history of Mississippi politics and the upcoming election at today’s JOY Club luncheon at First Baptist Church of Eupora.


Sid Salter discussed this history of Mississippi politics and the importance of voting as the guest speaker at the October JOY Club potluck lunch! Sid is the Chief Communications Officer and Director of Public Affairs at Mississippi State University. He is a former Journalist in Residence at Mississippi State University and former host of “On Deadline With Sid Salter” at SuperTalk Mississippi (TeleSouth Communications).

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FBC Eupora youth minister says his calling was gradual, but now a passion

img_1222The youth minister at First Baptist Church of Eupora said his “call to ministry” was “gradual, involving a lot of uncertainty and seeking the Lord’s will” above his own; however, for Cody Robertson, it is clear that God has plans for him to serve God through the church.

Robertson is from Richland and was raised in a Christian home. Upon entering the youth group at his home church, he quickly rose to be one of the leaders of the group, even though he was one of the youngest.

“My youth minister in some ways mentored me, always taking me with him to visit students or preparing for worship on Wednesday nights,” Robertson said. “We would talk a lot about ministry and what it is to be a minister, and how it is much more than just a job, but a calling. That is when the idea of ministry first sprouted for me, but I did not necessarily feel called by God, so I shrugged the thought away.” Continue reading