One of the beautiful aspects of the family of God is that the Father is constantly inviting more people to have a seat at the dinner table for the feast. Some of the new family members look, talk, and act like the people they sit down next to, and others don’t. The Bible gives us many reasons to celebrate this reality, but that doesn’t mean it’s… [more]
There’s definitely a buzz in the church office these days, with the staff sharing the excitement of the rest of the congregation about the arrival of a new senior pastor. Adding to this excitement is the fact that by God’s grace Southwood has weathered a lengthy transition period and even moved forward in many areas for the sake of the… [more]
As I write these words, preparations for the final Junior High event of the summer are taking place. Messy games are being planned, devotionals are being written and key volunteers are gathering to serve the youth of the Junior High Ministry. As the summer draws to a close with this event, this is a great time to reflect on a few of the ways the… [more]
As I trust is evident through all of this strategic planning discussion, Southwood has been and will continue to be about people. The heart of the church leadership is to see more and more devoted disciples of Jesus Christ reveling in His love and fighting to advance His Kingdom.
Part of this process involves equipping and caring for followers… [more]