From Our Pastors

Preparing for Worship, 5.28.2017
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Posted by Kevin Blalock on

As we look toward Sundays, many times we don't think of the need to prepare our hearts for worship. Sunday mornings can be hectic, even frantic, as we try to get out of our doors and to church. For others of us it just has become routine, and we aren't coming to church prepared and expecting to ...

Be Near
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Posted by Marshall Harper on

Neither one of my children do well in the car. Lexi has gotten much better, but Landon still hates the car. He will do ok for a few minutes but turns inconsolable after a while. The one thing that will always calm him down is if I reach back and put my arm on him. It doesn't matter if it ...

3 Circles
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Posted by Kevin Blalock on

Our church has been talking about an evangelism tool called "3 Circles" quite a bit recently. It is a tool we are adopting as a church and seeking to use so that we can, which is the tagline for the tool, "turn everyday conversations into gospel conversations." We've all been at a point in a ...

The Shack
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Posted by Kevin Blalock on

  “The Shack” was a worldwide bestselling book that has recently been released as a major motion picture. It grossed over 16 million dollars on its opening weekend. The story centers on Mack, a man grieving over loss who comes to encounter God in all three persons (Father, Son, ...

Why We Believe Intro 2
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Posted by Marshall Harper on

Last week we began our new series, why we believe what we believe. I had some great feedback from some of yall after telling me how excited you were to hear what I was going to be teaching for the next few weeks. I am excited about it too.  I think if we know what we believe, we are less ...

Giving for the Great Commission
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Posted by on

As a church family, we joyfully celebrate the Lord's faithfulness and your generosity in giving to the Lottie Moon missions offering. This year we set a big goal, our highest ever, of $100,000. This year, you gave generously and we were able to achieve that goal together.  It is a joy to see ...

Why We Believe What We Believe
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Posted by Marshall Harper on

I am going through a series with the students right now with the same title as this blog post: "Why We Believe What We Believe". I firmly believe that if we know what we believe we will be able to stand up under scrutiny, but if we know why we believe what we believe, we will be able to stand more ...

Associated with Christ Part 2: Learning
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Posted by Adam Moore on

We began this series yesterday by asking ourselves the question, "Are you ready?"  As Pastor Dan mentioned on Sunday, one of the most important steps to readying ourselves to meet Christ is growing in our knowledge and understanding of the Lord.  We must ask ourselves: Are we continually ...

Habitually Associated with Christ
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Posted by Adam Moore on

Are we ready?  This is a question that is frequently asked around our home.  For the almost seven years Ashley and I have been married we are frequently preparing to leave together and checking to make sure we will be ready to leave.  This task has become a little more difficult as ...

Fasting for the purpose of Godliness
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Posted by Adam Moore on

Last Sunday Pastor Dan spoke of the importance of fasting in the life of the believer from Zechariah.  This week we wanted to follow up with a few helpful reminders from the sermon and additional resources to follow up. The practice of voluntarily not eating is certainly one that is not ...