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    Bylaws Changes

    03.30.16 | Beliefs | by FFC Leadership

    Conflict of Interest Policy All trustees, officers, agents, and employees of First Family Church shall disclose all real or perceived conflicts of interest that they discover or that have been brought to their attention in connection with this...


      12.04.15 | Beliefs | by FFC Leadership

      First Family Church of Ankeny, Iowa Bylaws These bylaws shall function within the life of First Family Church of Ankeny, Iowa as rules of procedure.  Although the procedures have a biblical and theological basis, this is not a statement of...

        Panorama of Preaching

        12.01.15 | Beliefs | by Todd Stiles

        FFC believes in and holds to the philosophy of text-driven preaching, more commonly referred to as expository preaching. That is our gold-medal standard when it comes to biblical communication from the pulpit. We believe that since the Word...


          11.17.15 | Beliefs | by FFC Leadership

          At First Family, giving is one of the ways we, as disciples of Jesus, “obey all that he has commanded us” (Matthew 28:19-20). Therefore, we, the elders at First Family, gladly engage in and encourage the body here to excel in the...

            Philosophy of Ministry

            11.17.15 | Beliefs | by FFC Leadership

            Elder/Pastor Led  (1 Peter 5:1-3) The New Testament does not distinguish between pastors and elders. They are simply different words that describe the different functions of the overseer. Moreover, there is strong evidence that in each...