Posts by Darrin Phegley

Posts by Darrin Phegley

Becoming a Missionary

God used the last 23 years of Stephanie Mayes life to prepare her to become a Kentucky Baptist Convention Missionary. And it all started with agreeing to teach a Missions Friends preschool class all those years ago. Watch Stephanie tell of how God’s plan for her unfolded through teaching little ones, going on mission trips, and even through her life-long career in the restaurant business. If you would like to learn more about Stephanie and Crossroads Community Church in Whitley…

Margie Watson’s Testimony & Baptism

In August of 2019, Margie began attending a weekly neighborhood Bible Study and began to think about her relationship with Christ. One of the ladies in the group (Cathy Boyd) gave her a gospel tract. I visited her later that evening and we read through the tract together and she expressed her desire to be assured of her salvation. She prayed the prayer at the back of the tract, signed it and dated it and looked up and said “Today…

Candles Across Henderson

Our Christmas Eve Service is an online-only event this year! This has given us an opportunity to pull out a few stops and be a little more creative in presenting this service to you. Even though it is online, this is still a participatory service, so here’s a short list of things you’ll need on hand to take full advantage of our service: The Lords Supper kit you received from church last Sunday Grape juice for the Lord’s Supper Some…

Hinkson Meet & Greet

You’re invited to a Meet & Greet at the Hinkson Tree Farm on December 6th from 2-5pm! You heard right! We’re transforming the Fellowship Hall into a Christmas tree farm where you can meet The Hinkson’s and “cut and carry” a ton of fun things… like grab and go snacks, opportunities for photo ops, a tree for families to bring cards and gift cards to shower Pastor Sam and Heather, Prayer Favors for each family to take with them, and…

Welcome Pastor Sam Hinkson!

HFBC would like to introduce you to Pastor Sam Hinkson, our new Senior Pastor! You can view the Livestream service, that includes Pastor’s Sam’s sermon, on our Facebook page or on our Vimeo page. (His sermon begins at around the 43 minute mark on the video.) A little about our new pastor: Sam was born in Arlington, Texas. He and his wife Heather were married in 1995 and they have 3 adult children. The oldest is Abigail Louise Nall. She is married to Kent…

Be The Church

WE WANT TO BE THE CHURCH in this time of COVID-19 uncertainty! Here you’ll find all sorts of ways to join in with our church to minister to each other, your neighbor, friends, and your lost loved ones. CONNECTWeekly Sunday School class Zoom meetingsDownload Zoom app or log into a meeting GIVE• Our Giving webpage• Text GIVE to 270-560-0709, follow the prompts. SERVEBe a loving neighbor. Use this card to offer assistance to a neighbor who can’t get out. Print…

HFBC’s Livestream

Tune in to this page every Sunday for our Livestreams. Pre-service announcements start at 8:45am and 5:45pm.*Refresh your browser window if the video does not begin automatically. BE THE CHURCH!When the Livestream is finished, head over to our Be The Church page to stay connected and serve others!

Executive Pastor Position

TRANSITIONAL EXECUTIVE PASTOR POSITION Our Vision We exist to develop generations of God-glorifying disciples who make disciples from the community to the continents. Our Mission Cherish the Word, Share the Gospel, Strengthen the Family, Serve the Community, Reach the World.  Introduction Henderson’s First Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking the man God has chosen to be our Transitional Executive Pastor.  Our website presents that we are and have been blessed by opportunity, resources, and God-honoring leadership. The title of transitional is added to…

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates

Update July 16, 2020 Dear HFBC Family, Please bear with us for a little bit longer message, but the subject deserves a longer explanation. I’ve always heard that where 2 or 3 Baptists are gathered together, there are 5 or 6 opinions.  We are generally independent and strong-minded folks.  I (Chuck) recently asked a group of folks how to get to Princeton, KY, and you wouldn’t believe all the answers!  Now, if that can be true about how to get…

Whitley City, KY Mission Trip

Our PartnershipWe partner with Pastor Grant Hasty and Crossroads Community Baptist Church to reach people in our Commonwealth.  McCreary County is the poorest county in the country. Ministry includes construction, evangelism, working with children in an after school program, and ministry to empower the poor through food pantry, kitchen, and laundry. This is a great opportunity for people of all ages! PRAY!… for the harvest and the boldness of the faith family to step up and share more.… for mission…