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  • Book Review | Compassion Without Compromise

    One of the many blessings about living life in community with one another is sharing about what is helping us grow in our relationships with the Lord in hopes of inspiring others as well. Below is one such example. Read as Morgan Swank writes about a book she has read recently called Compassion Without Compromise: How the gospel frees us to love our gay friends without losing the truth by Adam T.

  • Christian Freedom

    Freedom in Christ is one of the sweetest gifts of the gospel. It’s also a topic that creates no small amount of confusion in the church. Are we free to do whatever the Bible commands?

  • Pastor's Blog: Thoughts On My Time in Seminary

    After four and a half years of study, I finally finished my Master of Divinity degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Without question, it’s one of the best investments I’ve made in my ability to understand and apply the Word of God.For my own sake, and to encourage all who have supported me along the way, I wanted to write a short list of lessons learned during my time at Southern. The following is by no means exhaustive, nor are they ranked in order of importance.

  • International Missions Weekend Recap

    Our first annual Missions Weekend was a tremendous success on so many levels. I hope you enjoyed the time together as much as I did!Here are a just a few of my personal highlights, all of which are a distinct expression of God’s blessing on our church. This list could be much longer, but for the sake of time, I’ll stick to five.1.

  • Deacons: A ministry of mercy

    Most of our Sunday morning preaching consists of working through entire books of the Bible from start to finish. Between longer series, however, I try to pause and consider if there are any particular topics that need brief attention or exposition from the pulpit. Sermons of this sort are still expositional in the sense that they expound what a particular text of Scripture teaches about a particular topic.