We welcome all.

FFC chapters meet in various locations worldwide. This in itself takes many forms, from organised meetings to casual coffee after work, taking every opportunity to invest in each other wherever and whenever we can. FFC have many arranged events throughout the year. Look at our Events page or if you are located close to one of our Chapters drop the local contact an email with your expression of interest. You can get involved in many areas from local Chapters/Small Groups to International Missions such as our Emergency Relief Teams (ERT) or Training Trips.

Chapter Focus around the FFC International Ministry, this month is

Orange County Chapter

The Kentucky (KY) Derby is the longest running sporting event in the United States, with the first one being held on May 17, 1875. The City of Louisville turns into a whole festival the 2 weeks leading up to the “Run for the Roses”. On Derby Day people gather from all over to watch the horses race around the 1-¼ mile track. (In 2015, there were 170,000+ people in attendance). It is quite incredible to watch the horses move with such speed and power!
In addition to the KY Derby, every year here in Louisville, KY we have firefighters sign up to run in the “Turf Classic” at Churchill Downs. It is a charity race that supports YMCA Safe Place. In this event, firefighters race around the horse track against each other. (It is actually the only race at Churchill Downs that is run by people and not horses.) We wear different t-shirts with a number and corporate sponsor, much like the horses in the Kentucky Derby. It’s a fun event but can be quite exhausting.
This Kentucky Derby I was drawn to this verse in the book of Jeremiah:
“If you have raced with men on foot and they have worn you out, how can you compete with horses?” - Jeremiah 12:5
I’ve always been a runner. I ran track and cross country in high school as well as marathons. I can’t imagine myself trying to race against horses!! But that is the example we see here. Jeremiah asked God why there is so much evil going on and why he’s not stopping it? God answers Jeremiah in verse 5 and is basically telling him to buckle up. You think it’s hard racing against other human beings, just wait until you have to race against horses. In other words, if you think what you face today is hard, wait until you see what is to come. God compared the wicked people/things Jeremiah was dealing with to a foot race. If he was worn out by that, how can he expect to race against the horses (the extreme wickedness)? Another way of looking at it would be, imagine playing a game of basketball against a bunch of 5 years olds and getting beat! If you couldn’t beat a bunch of kindergarteners how could you expect to have a chance against some NBA players!
I feel that this is really calling us out as Christians today, especially in the West. How many of us are complaining to God about the evils in our world (Yes, there is absolutely evil we deal with today), BUT if we look at scripture the worst is yet to come. If we are discouraged and worn out by the evils we are dealing with today, then we will not be ready for the even harder challenges ahead.
The good news is that we know that the battle has already been won. Imagine the confidence going into a race or the KY Derby knowing you have already won! This is the confidence we have in Christ! And if we know he has already won, then we should be ALL IN! So, it's time to buckle up!! Be on guard against the evils of this world. Stand firm in your faith. Be courageous and strong. And don’t get discouraged!
"Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong." -1 Corinthians 16:13
“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” -Romans 12:21
So brothers and sisters, I must ask you..are you already worn out by the foot race… or are you ready to compete with the horses..?
“..let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of God.” -Hebrews 12:1-2
God Bless,
Kaleb Lawton
Firefighters For Christ- Kentucky Chapter

Firefighters For Christ is excited to be able to offer a dedicated page of tried and tested resources available to Chapters. Check this page for more detail on any of the material available.

The Bible Project

Code Life

If you have material that you have tried and tested please let us know so we can add it to this page.

FFC Intl Clothing Store order directly from our supplier 
In-Bin T-shirts

"A decorated fire captain with the Los Angeles City Fire Department, John White had a personal encounter with Jesus after 15 years on the job. He never looked back, answering the call to encourage firefighters to live their lives for Jesus Christ while continuing to serve on some of busiest fire companies in the city. John led teams to throughout the country and around the world on emergency relief and firefighter training missions all with the purpose to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ wherever they went.

 In his own ‘last words’ John shares the mighty miracles and testimonies he experienced over 45 years of ministry."

Virtual Chapters

Great news to our faithful followers of Jesus Christ, Firefighters For Christ now offers virtual Chapter meetings. Our Chapters have always been an important part of our ministry, but we don’t have Chapters in every area we have members. Virtual Chapters are now a way to bridge that gap.

Chapter meetings are a great time to fellowship together and grow in Our Lord. It is a space to come together to share our victories and our struggles. We support each other with the Word of God, testimony and prayer. We may have a devotional or a short teaching with discussion as we encourage each other.

Greetings FFC family! I'm sure that many of you firefighters out there have Wellness Programs or Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that help you and your families in times of personal difficulty or crisis. We at FFC have long desired to provide a sort of faith based EAP to the firefighter family. Well, today Firefighters For Christ International is proud and excited to officially announce to you our new partnership with the Biola University's Center for Marriage and Relationships (CMR) to provide you with the vital resources you need to build healthy, Christ-centered relationships. CMR is not just about providing resources to help in all types of relationships, but, also help with mental health, behavioral health, chemical & substance abuse, addictions and more. Just click on the link below and begin to access all the free resources available to you on the CMR website. If you're in need of further help, click on the "Contact" button to connect with a CMR counselor and let them know you are a fighter and part of the FFC family.

Emergency Relief Team 

Watch out on our Facebook page for updates on any Emergency Relief Deployments: see links below.

Please continue to pray for this part of FFC Intl Ministry.

Firefighters For Christ Chaplaincy⠀⠀⠀⠀

Firefighters For Christ volunteer chaplains are trained FFC members, who God has called to provide spiritual care from a biblical perspective to firefighters, fire departments and other first responders. ⠀⠀⠀⠀
This program will provide chaplain services to fire departments, firefighters and their families and disaster sites when requested. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
If you believe God is calling you to this ministry or you have questions, please fill out the inquiry form online and a member will be in touch. ⠀


If you require the service of a FFC Chaplain fill out the chaplain request form

11th Annual Marriage Conference 

May 21, 2022 8:00am - 4:00pm PDT

Firefighters For Christ 11th Anual Firefighters Marriage Conference

May 21, 2022 8:00am - 4:00pm PDT
Sponsored by the Los Angeles FD Chapter

Marriages are constantly under attack, being undermined from every area of culture and society.

Come be encourage and equipped, battle for your marriage not in your marriage.

Come and spend a day as a married or engaged couple and be encouraged by our dynamic speaker, inspirational music and fellowship with other couples! In whatever stage your relationship is at, you will be blessed. Breakfast and lunch included. $60 per couple.

For more information

WEDNESDAY MAY 18, 2022. Law Enforcement & Firefighters Prayer Breakfast

Once again Arizona Christian Link is hosting the Law Enforcement & Firefighters Prayer Breakfast in Phoenix, AZ.  As in years past it will be held in the GCU Arena at Grand Canyon University, on WEDNESDAY MAY 18, 2022. Doors will open at 0630, beginning with coffee, food and fellowship until 0800. Following, there will be guest speakers with messages of thanks, encouragement and presentations. The Breakfast usually concludes by 0930-1000. Parking will be provided in the parking garage, located just to the west of the GCU Arena.
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If my people... part 3 of 3⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If my people…turn from their wicked ways.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Key word here is turn, meaning stop doing what we think is right and start doing what God knows is right. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ My wife and I were once lost on a desolate dirt road in South America. Her and I in a small rental car looking for our next stop. Lost on this road in the middle of some cornfields. We stopped on the side of the road and prayed for direction. The next thing we see is a car's headlights coming in the opposite us. She pulled up next to us, and asks us in Spanish, where we were going. We told her and she said, turn around and I will show you the way. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We are all on a path, but we must ask is this the right path. The next question is, where this path will end up. God wants us on the path that leads to Him. He wants us this path so much, that he gave us his son Jesus to show us the way back to Him.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If we have Jesus, we have life. If we don't have Jesus, we do not have life.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ These times of peril are tough, they are uncertain, but if we humble ourselves, pray, seek God and turn from our ways. God's promise is that he will hold up his end of the deal. He will hear us from heaven, and will forgive our sin and heal our land!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #FFCinternational #fffc #firefightersforchrist #ffc #prayingfirefighters #firefighterwives #firefighterhusbands #firefighterfamilies #firelife #Hiswordistruth

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More helpful stuff

Firefighters for Christ media library resources are available to you, FREE of charge on our website provided by leading Pastors and Authors, as well as offering Bible Studies, Audio Books, Sermons, Worship Music and Children’s Media.

Multiply Francis Chan / David Platt

Firefighters For Christ is excited to be able to offer this program designed to encourage continued discipleship. Consider using it at your Chapter meetings, between chapter leaders, or with a willing buddy at the station or at home.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
We chose this program for its easy to follow design. It’s simple and straight forward, making it perfect for new believes but full of biblical wisdom guiding even mature disciples.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Often times on FFC missions trips, many are saved, so we’re excited to use it as a tool to leave with them to help them study their bibles, become a follower of Jesus (Disciple) and grow in faith.
You can read through this book or use it with the video series provided to guide you through the 24 sessions⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Pray about how you can use it while you “go forth and make disciple of all nations” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Some Recent FFC Media

FFC Hume Lake 2021 Pastor Bert Thursday night
How to be saved
FFC Hume Lake 2021 Pastor Bert Friday morning

Marriage Conference 2021

This year marked the 10th Annual Firefighters For Christ Marriage Conference held annually in Southern California. This one-day event was held on Saturday, June 26th 2021.
Jeremy and Susanne Stalnecker were the featured speakers. Jeremy is the CEO of the Mighty Oaks Foundation. He and his wife, Susanne, are dedicated to helping America's first responders and their families.

This was  a very impactful day. Below are the  recorded sessions from the day.

God bless,
FFC Marriage Conference Team

Session 1

Session 3

Session 5

Session 2

Session 4

Session 6