Posts from April 2020

Posts from April 2020

RC Students- How God Is Revealed Through Names

God has revealed Himself primarily in four overlapping ways: 1) actions; 2)names; 3) images; and 4) attributes. This week our students will survey some of God’s names. Names in general are ways to identify people, characteristics, and give meaning. In like fashion, God’s names are vitally important because it describes Him in greater depth and in various ways. How God refers to Himself is very important. “God offers his name as a personal introduction and as a window into his…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of May 3

On Sunday, May 3 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Luke 5:3-32.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. When was a time it was difficult to trust someone at first,…

April Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 4

April Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 4 (April 27) Thank you for praying and supporting our Mission Partners through your prayers this past month.  In May, we will continue to use this same weekly Newsletter format. Click Here To Download The Newsletter. Chuck Mayo – Heritage Baptist Church, Greenville, SC – chuckmayo@icloud.com Prayers: We like everyone else are learning about virtual church. Pray for us as pastors as we learn to shepherd and disciple without physical presence. We have several…

The 4 Gospels

As we study the New Testament, we must unpack the reasoning and direction of the 4 Gospels. Download Handout – 05 – The 4 Gospels Video Audio

Bible Reading Plan for Week of April 26

God wants to equip us for good works and He knows we need correcting and training in order for this to happen.  Therefore, we need to be reading the Bible and allowing Him to mold us and shape us.  “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.” (2 Timothy 3:16-17)  Allow the Scriptures to work…

As We Gather (Online)

Service Order: April 26, 2020 Call to Worship – John 3:16 ⁃ God So Loved ⁃ Build My Life Message: I Pledge Allegiance – Philippians 3:17-21 ⁃ He Will Hold Me Fast Offering/Closing Comments ⁃ One Thing Remains You Are Sent – 2 Corinthians 13:14

RC Students – How God Reveals Himself Through Actions

How God Reveals Himself Through Actions God has revealed Himself primarily in four overlapping ways: 1) actions; 2)names; 3) images; and 4) attributes. This week, our students will survey some of God’s actions. His actions are very important and must not be ignored. In fact, His actions speaks volumes and attest to Who He is. Erik Thoennes says, “ God shows who He is in what He does.” God shows who He is in what He does. Meaning, in creating…

Family Night – Don’t Miss the Moments

I can’t tell you how many days we have been home together. I can remember the day things started to change because I had a children’s “Secret Missions” event scheduled on the Sunday evening when everyone started asking questions about whether or not people should meet in groups. I adapted the event, called off the restaurant portion of the event, and made sure unsuspecting families were okay with us leaving gifts at their homes. That was March 15, 2020. A…

Understanding the Book of John (part 1)

Today, we look at Mark 11 and John 12 in our Bible Reading Plan.  The video below recaps John 1-12 and helps you review what we have been learning as we have studied the life of Jesus.  John shows us who Jesus is through several “I am” statements.  Jesus is still “presently” working and He desires that we know Him and make Him known.

It’s Your Serve!

In the game of tennis, there is a battle back and forth for points. Each player or pairs of players serve in order to gain points. The tennis player never arrives at the court expecting to win points without serving to the opponent. Thankfully, in the church, there is no battle for points. We are all serving on the same team. When we serve at church, everyone wins because the Kingdom of God is engaged in serving others. It takes…

April Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 3

April Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 3 (April 20) Thank you for praying and supporting our Mission Partners through your prayers.  This week we have four more Mission Partners for you to pray for. Download the Newsletter here. Ernesto Chaparro – Rocky Creek Hispanic Church, Greenville SC – miel2007@hotmail.com Prayers: Praise God everyone in the Hispanic church is doing ok during the virus. On Good Friday over 100 people fasted & prayed from 6AM-6PM. We ended the fast with the…