Hands and Feet in Croatia: Jumping in Puddles and Throwing Stones
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Hands and Feet in Croatia: Jumping in Puddles and Throwing Stones

Written by Ashley Huber

“My favorite definition of evangelism is “telling someone into a better story.” We all have a story. Evangelism is love in action, listening to their story until we can name God into that story, enabling them to see the hand of God reaching toward them even before they knew it. Their story merges with the story of God, rooting them into a saving reality that began in the creation of the world. Through conversion, they now belong [...]

A Blessed New Year
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A Blessed New Year

When I was a kid, every school year after returning from Christmas break we had some sort of assignment that included writing out our New Year’s resolutions. Maybe you did something similar. Then, either as the years progressed or as I grew older I heard more often of people that weren’t setting New Year’s resolutions because “they never stick to them anyway.”

In the last few years, it’s become more common to choose a word or phrase that represents what you [...]

Be Strong in the Lord
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Be Strong in the Lord

Written by Erik Gernand

When I was growing up, I remember my church hosting this group called “The Power Team.” If you grew up in church, maybe you’ve heard of them. It was a gimmicky thing that some super strong guys did to create an avenue to try and share faith. But the stuff they could do was incredible: tearing license plates in half with their teeth, bending steel bars, breaking concrete blocks and on and on. 

My personal favorite was blowing up a 2 [...]

Reflection
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Reflection

Written by Bryan Holmes

I was having one of those quiet and reflective prayer moments this past week inside our family prayer room. There are times throughout the week that I try to go to this place and spend time with the Lord. As my quiet moment went on, I suddenly heard the loud “BANG, BANG, BANG” of the piano coming from the downstairs living room. The prayer room is on the other side of the wall from the living room, [...]

Sunday Nights: Revelation
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Sunday Nights: Revelation

We will journey through Dan Boone’s book/DVD series “Answers for Chicken Little” as we study the hope-filled words in Revelation. This group will be led by Erik Gernand and Matthew Cole on Sundays at 6 PM at Real Life. Kid and teen ministries available.

Women’s Bible Study
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Women’s Bible Study

This women’s group will be studying the book “Present Over Perfect” by Shawna Niequist this fall. This group will be led by Bethany Gilley on Mondays at 7 PM at Real Life. No childcare available.

Men’s Bible Study
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Men’s Bible Study

This men’s group focuses on in-depth study of the scripture. They will continue studying the General Epistles in the NT. This group will be led by Brandon Snowder on Mondays at 7 PM at the Snowder’s home. No childcare available.

Bonhoeffer’s
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Bonhoeffer’s

On four Thursdays this fall, Real Life becomes a coffee house/concert venue for MTSU students. This is a ministry group. This group will be led by Erik Gernand on Thursdays at 8 PM at Real Life. No childcare available.

Young at Heart
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Young at Heart

On the first Sunday of each month the 50+ crowd gathers for a meal, prayer and fellowship. We’d love to have you join! This group will be led by Phyllis Petty on Sundays at 12 PM in various locations. No childcare available.

Children’s Quizzing
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Children’s Quizzing

Children will be studying the book of Acts for District Quiz Events. Kids interested in learning and memorizing scripture will enjoy this group. This group will be led by Kara Cole on Tuesdays at 5:30 PM at First Church.