Take 5

One of the big questions among Discipleship Ministers is “how do we measure Spiritual Growth”. Others would ask, “should we measure spiritual growth”. All agree that God expects His children to grow spiritually and that His Word encourages personal examination as an element of growth. Beginning Sunday February 3 and ending Sunday February 17, Brentwood Baptist Church members and attenders will be encouraged to participate in an annual Take 5 Discipleship Survey. The premise is simple, complete five questions in...

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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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Let’s Go for a Walk!

We all know that walking is good for the mind, body and soul. Each year I invite friends and family to take a daily walk. Not a physical walk, but a walk through the Bible. This year, our annual walk will focus on Christology — The theological study of the person, personality and deeds of Jesus. Walking together, we’ll journey through the Gospels, Acts, and selected Christological passages to gain insights into the heart and actions of Jesus. My hope...

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