How Can You Serve Easter Weekend?

Invite. Invite. Invite. Please plan on inviting everyone you see over this week. Take a stack of invites with you. Place them in your car. Keep them in your purse. Arrive early and stay late. Be proactive in introducing yourself to first time guests. If you can, don’t rush out after the service is over. Stick around and greet our guests. Park in the

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Why 13515 Huffmeister Rd?

Occasionally, someone will ask me how did you choose the property that the church is preparing to build on at 13515 Huffmeister Rd. I jotted down three reasons why we initially chose this property: Budget. We wanted to keep the cost of the land to a specific price range. We paid $555,000 for 6.5 acres of land on a major road. To purchase land for less

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The Peacemaking Church

Sunday I preached a message titled, The Peacemaking Church. Churches tend to be a place where conflict happens on a regular basis. The question is not if conflict comes to the church, the question is what do we do when conflict comes to the church. My outline was taken from material from Ken Sande of Peacemaker Ministries. A conflict is define as a difference in opinion

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Grace Life & the SBTC

I wanted to give three thoughts (I could easily give a ten reasons) as to why I believe Grace Life should join the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention: For the past two years, I have attended the SBTC’s annual meetings and over the past four years have attended a variety of events. I leave these gatherings with three takeaways: I love the SBTC’s passion

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Pastoral Residency Program

Dear Grace Life, A few weeks ago our two pastoral residents, Ben Akatsa, Chris Kehoe, and myself attended the Pastor’s Conference hosted by John Piper and Bethlehem Baptist in Minneapolis. As pastor, I wanted to say thank you for investing in our pastoral residents. What are we trying to accomplish with our pastoral residents? 2 Timothy 2:2 guides our thinking, “and what you have heard from

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