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12 Ways to JourneyOn in the New Year

Read the Bible daily utilizing the JourneyOn Today Bible Reading Plan. (A JourneyOn Today app is available on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Kindle.) Join and participate in an On- or Off-Campus LIFE Group, Focus Study, or Connection Group. Experience e-learning by downloading a study guide and viewing an Immersion Conference online. Volunteer to serve as a Buddy or leader in the Special Needs Ministry. Opportunities are available on Sundays, Wednesdays, and at ongoing events such as Recess. Engage a...

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Follow Me

At Brentwood Baptist, we value discipleship as a journey in which people are progressively transformed in such a way that the personality and deeds of Christ naturally flow out of them where they live, work, and play. Therefore, we seek to lead people to pursue an intentional spiritual growth plan that leads to a Christ-centered life. This Brentwood Baptist value statement provides direction to our congregation in leading people toward Christ-likeness. Many struggle with defining Christ-likeness, let alone understanding the...

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Take 5 Discipleship Survey: A Brief Summary of Responses

During the month of February Brentwood Baptist executed its first Take 5 Discipleship Survey. Following is a brief summary of the responses. 1152 People participated in the survey. Of that number 3% describe themselves as Exploring Christ, 22% as Growing in Christ, 58% as Close to Christ and 17% as Christ-Centered.

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Spiritual Friends

Recently a church member was asked, “Do you have a spiritual friend?” The reply…”I have a lot of spiritual friends”. Digging deeper, “Do you have a friend that is helping you move toward Christlikeness?” …? Tim Keller, author of The Meaning of Marriage states “Spiritual friendship is eagerly helping one another know, serve, love and resemble God in deeper and deeper ways.” Under the direction of Tim Holcomb, Brentwood Baptist has launched a campaign to encourage spiritual friendships among its...

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Blessed!

Standing in the waiting area of BNA (Nashville Airport) I had the opportunity to witness and participate in one of the most memorable and joyous experiences of recent days. The attendant came on the loud speaker and announced that everyone should wait as until servicemen returning home for the holidays disembarked the plane. I had observed this scene on video and news stories, but never in person. Looking around I noticed children dressed in camo holding American Flags and welcome home...

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