Author Archives: Nick Acker



Nick Acker

I've been on staff at FBE since March of 2005 and senior pastor since January of 2012. I am learning to live the story of Christ's redemption. Husband. Father. Thinker. Reader. Epic movie watcher. And a palate for a good botana.

Easter's Ecclesiastes
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Easter’s Ecclesiastes

I am the preacher. I have set my heart toward understanding. I have devoted my existence to discover the “good stuff” of life. I have questioned. I have studied. I have listened. I have attempted...

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March 28, 2017
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Without God

Hey, I’m not looking for a debate here. What I really want is a connection.   A connection with people who, unlike Cypher in the Matrix, esteem truth over pretense, and people who can discuss...

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October 05, 2016
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Isaiah 54 – Once Conquered

Hey FBE-ers! In the opening scenes of the movie, Gladiator, general Maximus stands with his first officer and friend Quintus.  They gaze across a soon-to-be battle field as their enemies defy them and call them...

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September 05, 2016
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Isaiah 54 – It’s Good to be Got

Hey FBE-ers! “God’s gonna get you!!!” All too often, I think that is the mindset we subconsciously have concerning God. Just this Sunday I was talking with two members of our church, and one of...

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August 29, 2016
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Isaiah 54 – Fruit Expansion

Hey FBE-ers, Barren. Dead. Dried up, empty, and worthless. What can a human do for God? When will God, the source of all that is good, look down on a person and be impressed? …even...

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August 08, 2016
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The FBE-er: Scarred and Redeemed

Hey FBE-ers! Did you know that the word “cosmetics” comes from the Greek word “kosmos”? (Merriam-Webster’s).   Do I sound like the dad from My Big Fat Greek Wedding?   Kosmos and its derivatives carry...

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December 11, 2015
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The FBE-er: Ebenezers Help

Hey FBE-ers! There are some difficult things about being a pastor. For instance: sometimes it is difficult to measure success.  I could count filled seats… but a big crowd might just mean we have entertaining...

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December 10, 2015
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The FBE-er: From Sorrow, to Shock, to…

Hey FBE-ers! What a difference a day can make! Saturday was certainly a day of sorrow. Saddened, scared, and spent.The disciples huddle together with no hope.Their dear friend dead.Their Messiah massacred.Three years down the drain.Their...

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December 10, 2015
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