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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Pure and Undefiled Religion – Guest Post by Teresa Scott

“Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.” - James 1:27 We all understand that Christians should provide care for the widows and the orphans. Many of our senior partners have no remaining family. The Church...

HOPE Ministry at Southside

One of our core ministries here at Southside is the HOPE ministry, which is designed to assist people who have made unwise and unhealthy choices in their past, but are now working a path of recovery. HOPE is an acronym for Heavenly Options for Pain and Emptiness. This ministry was established in 2000 as an...

Living Counter-Culturally

Last weekend was our third annual ELEVATE Discipleship Conference. We began this conference at Southside in 2016 because there was a felt need for young adults to think deeply about being disciples and for them to spend time together discussing important issues of faith. We still see that need and continue to aim to meet...

Challenges Are Opportunities

We are all constantly faced with new challenges and new opportunities in our life. Often times though the biggest difference between an opportunity to grow and a challenge we grumble over is our point of view. We are told in James Chapter 1 that we will meet trials of various kinds, and that we should have...