Holiday Category

Easter: Fact or Fable?

It's not an overstatement to say that Christianity hinges completely on what happened that first Easter morning. So what happened that first Easter morning? Did Jesus rise from the dead or do we celebrate a legend that grew out of control? Join us on Easter evening at 5pm as we dive into the story of that first Easter as we seek to uncover the truth, Easter: is it a fact or a fable?...Read More

Christmas: Trying to Comprehend the Incomprehensible

Each year during the Christmas season I spend several weeks wrestling with the glorious truth of the incarnation, and every year I come to the same conclusion, it's incomprehensible. Sure, I know the story, but each year I am reminded again of the unfathomable reality of the Christmas story. But we must keep trying. ...Read More

What Do You See in the Nativity Scene?

What imagery pops into your head when you think of Christmas? Is it the nativity scene? I think it is for many, if not most Christians. The nativity scene is beautiful on many levels, isn't it? It produces such a peaceful and happy sight, as we behold the sweet baby boy in a manger, with a glowing mother and proud father, onlooking shepherds, amidst farm animals in a barn. As wonderful as this image is, it is easy for us to get lost in it's tranquility and miss out on the grander reality of what really took place....Read More

Easter 2013 - Celebrating Eternity's Greatest Hero

With Easter being only a couple of weeks away we want to invite you to come and celebrate with us and take a moment to think about what Easter is really all about. The first thing that comes to mind for many when thinking of Easter cute bunnies or candy-filled eggs, but the truth is that Easter is about something infinitely bigger, it is about a Hero, THE Hero, who came to do what no one else could. Easter is an opportunity for us to remember that eternity's greatest Hero tasted death so that we might have life and we can have hope because of His victorious resurrection. Come and learn more about why Jesus is eternity's greatest Hero and celebrate the hope and the many promises this brings on Sunday March 31, 2013 at 6pm....Read More

The National Day of Prayer

The National Day of Prayer is a day when many people across the United States will join together and ask God to bless our country. We live in a great nation and we enjoy some incredible freedoms. This week we have been reminded of the price of freedom. Over the last few days we have heard and read about the heroic efforts of our military and their successful efforts to take out Osama Bin Laden. It was a very complex and dangerous mission and I am so grateful that there are men and women who are willing to put their lives on the line in order to protect us. We are truly a blessed people. ...Read More

President's Day

I have always been fascinated by the presidency. It’s amazing to consider how much power and responsibility is entrusted to one person. The president has the ability to make decisions that will effect a generation, and impact generations to follow . . . ...Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!

It's exciting to consider that by next Thanksgiving the dream of Southern Hills Baptist Church will be a reality. It's also exciting to think about all that God has done in the life of Southern Hills over the past year. As a church plant team we have a lot to be thankful for. Here are a few things that come to mind....Read More