holidaystressHopefully this article by John Miller will be helpful as we enter into the thick of the Holiday season.

The holidays are a special time … until they’re not. They can be quickly ruined when we choose to engage in stress-inducing behaviors. So, this year, let’s each commit to not serving up this joy-killing dish! 

Recipe for Holiday Stress: 21 Ingredients to Avoid! (Read More)

kGY05Here is the notes/slide presentation from Sunday’s sermon. Feel free to share them.

HIS WAY…not mine notes

HIS WAY…not mine Slideshow

635800221675674394-138369707_2015-05-11-1431379932-5609107-motherdaughteratthebeach.jpg.imgopt1000x70Check out this article from a young lady in the Clemson Foothills Campus Ministry

A Letter To My (Future) Daughter

5416964dab0f35ba94587c6693655c74“Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.” 2 Corinthians 13:11

We are all the same in at least one way, who we are right now is a flawed version of what God created before time. Bad decisions, bad attitudes, and a messed up world have left dents, scars and injuries to who we are. These become evident in how we love, serve, see and treat others. Paul says to strive for full restoration. How? Seek God, in His word, in your decisions, in every relationship and interaction. If we are created in the spiritual image of God, we must strive to be the best version of who He created daily. Check this article out…try to find the biblical principles described in the article. Most importantly, learn, discuss and live out how God develops these characteristics from the inside out.

13 Habits of Exceptionally Likable People by Dr. Travis Bradberry

Screen Shot 2015-08-11 at 3.46.43 PMDon’t miss this series by James Robbins as he takes the Jacksonville Church through a faith building journey.


9182721_s-300x224“Reading people’s comments online is an interesting and sometimes troubling study in human nature. And reading comments by professing Christians on Christian sites (as well as other sites) can be a discouraging study in applied theology. (read more)

Screen Shot 2015-03-05 at 2.24.35 PMHere are all of the midweek lessons we have had thus far in our series “Reading The Bible For All It’s Worth”