Posts from April 2017

Posts from April 2017

James Reading Schedule, May: Week 1

Monday, May 1 – Sunday, May 7    Friendship with the World Scripture—Read the following passages this week Observe—What is God saying? What do I learn from the passages? What do I learn about God? What do I learn about man? Application—How can I know God more through what I have read? Is there anything I need to obey from what I read? How will I practice what I read? Prayer—Write out a prayer to God about what you have learned. James…

Read Titus in One Sitting

I am so grateful for the time we have spent in the Book of Titus. On Sunday, I will preach the 8th sermon in the series from this book.  I do pray that it has helped you grow in knowledge, faith, and godliness.  It has done a work on me! As we prepare for Sunday, I want to encourage you to do something. Read the entire Book of Titus in one sitting. The Importance Why is this important? Read it the…

My Worth is Not in What I Own

My Worth Is Not In What I Own. I had heard this song a while back and connected with the truth it shares. I believe it is something that we all struggle with. it seems that today we are constantly being challenged that our worth and status is based on what we own, where we live, what income bracket we fall into or what school we attended.   Not that any of these things are inherently wrong, but when we…

Happy Rebirthday

The most enduring memories are the most ritualized ones. 1.    John 3:3 – Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God. 2.    1 Pet. 1:3 – according to his great mercy he has caused us to be born again to a living hope 3.    The most enduring memories are the most ritualized ones. 4.    Remembering your rebirthday reinforces your faith. 5.    Celebrate rebirthdays by rejoicing over the past and gifting…

April 23-29 Mission Partner List

This week we would like for you to pray for these two Mission Partners.   You can scroll to the bottom of the page to see the whole April Missions Prayer Newsletter. Nick Jefson – GenerationLink, Anderson, SC – n.jefson14@gmail.com Prayers: Our college connection small group is continuing to challenge students and we are seeing fruit in the lives of some of our newer, freshmen students. Praise the Lord! We are starting our push for summer, which means our SummerLINK…

James Reading Schedule, April: Week 5

Monday, April 24 – Sunday, April 30             True Wisdom Scripture—Read the following passages this week Observe—What is God saying?  What do you learn from the passages? What do I learn about God?  What do I learn about man? Application—How can I know God more through what I have read? Is there anything I need to obey from what I read? How will I practice what I read? Prayer—Write out a prayer to God about what you have learned. James 3:13-18…

The Hangout House

Kids will spend the most time where they feel the most welcomed. 1.    Josh. 24:15 2.    Bad company corrupts good morals.  (1 Cor. 15:33) 3.    Kids will spend the most time where they feel the most welcomed. 4.    If you earn your child’s trust, you can better communicate your concerns.

April 16-22 Mission Partner List

This week we are highlighting two Mission Partners who are both working in hard areas.  Please pray for God’s favor on their ministries.  You can download the whole April Missions Prayer Newsletter here MPN April 2017 April 16-22 Chuck Mayo – Heritage Baptist Church, Greenville, SC – chuckmayo@icloud.com Prayers: Pray for one of our members who got out of prison and is doing very well with the transition. He was in the Word constantly while in prison and it shows…

James Reading Schedule, April: Week 4

Monday, April 17 – Sunday, April 23   Taming the Tongue Scripture—Read the following passages this week Observe—What is God saying?  What do you learn from the passages? What do I learn about God?  What do I learn about man? Application—How can I know God more through what I have read? Is there anything I need to obey from what I read? How will I practice what I read? Prayer—Write out a prayer to God about what you have learned…

Disaster Relief Training

Disaster Relief Training at Taylors First Baptist Church, Saturday, April 22 (With an optional session on Friday evening) This event provides training for those interested in meeting needs after a disaster. Classes are offered in the various ministry areas of disaster relief: assessment of needs, introduction to chaplaincy, children’s response teams, communications, feeding, fire response (ash-out), chainsaw, flood response (mud-out), rebuild, shower/laundry, administration. Additionally, an “Introduction to Disaster Relief” class is required of all new volunteers. The day of training…

How to Read the Bible for Yourself

God has given us His Word so we will know Him better.  He has also given believers the Holy Spirit to teach them His Word.  While it is good to have people explain the Bible to us, God also wants us to read it and understand it ourselves.  In this article, John Piper gives some tips for reading the Bible. http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/how-to-read-the-bible-for-yourself

Shows the Love of Jesus to My Child

Parent’s Perspective on Rocky Creek Academy We have had our son Michael at Rocky Creek for 3 years and have been so happy with our time spent there.  During those years, he has learned so much that I have no doubt he is prepared for the next step in his education. I am also thankful that the truths of the Bible are incorporated into the classroom experience on a daily basis. The teachers are so creative and invested in their…
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