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Small Groups at Southside

There are five main areas of my ministry as Discipleship Minister: 1) Small Groups: where we as a church family, share life in community 2) Adult Education: our Sunday AM and Wednesday PM classes and groups 3) Soul Care: targeted discipleship groups and classes to bring healing to sin and pain 4) Special Discipleship Events: Seminars, Spiritual Discipline Retreats,...

Glory in Suffering

Last week as I read from The Story Bible, I read from Romans 5:3-5:
“Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings because we know that suffering produces perseverance, perseverance produces character, and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through...

When Evil Comes to God’s House

A Theological Response to Church Shootings

Unfortunately, a prayer that I have heard offered may now need to be put to rest. “Lord, we thank you that we live in a land where we can assemble together for worship without fear…” Maybe there was a time in our past where we felt that and believed that, and...

Press on to the Goal

On the first Sunday of every year, the College Class always does an exercise based around Philippians, chapter 3. The Apostle Paul, author of this book of the Bible, is writing about becoming like Jesus in His death, and therefore becoming like Jesus in His resurrection. Then, beginning in verse 12, Paul says,
“Not that I...