Monthly Archives: February 2018

LIFE Groups Living on Mission: Robin Petty Edition

By Paul Wilkinson, Adult Minister–Groups Associate, Brentwood Campus As disciples of Jesus, we are called to live on mission with Jesus. At least once a month (or as frequently as possible, so send me stories!), I want to share stories of LIFE Groups and LIFE Group members living on mission with Jesus. May we be perpetually living into the “Good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” (Ephesians 2:10) Read, pray over, and meditate upon Robin … Continue reading

How does God Count Us?

By Julie Gilbreath, Brentwood Campus LIFE Group F Leader Last week, I taught two seemingly unconnected lessons. One was from Acts 11, where Barnabas goes to Antioch, and the other was from Numbers, which included the census of the Israelites from chapter one. Since it’s not obvious on the surface, I probably never would have made the connection, had I not met with Paul Wilkinson for our Spring LIFE Group Leader Meeting. He gave me the outline of our church’s … Continue reading

The Whole Gospel: Be Baptized

By Paul Wilkinson It’s kind of a strange phrase, “The whole Gospel,” as if there are partial Gospels of Jesus contained in the Scriptures. The idea comes from Acts 2 when the hearers of Peter’s sermon ask what they should do in response to Jesus where Peter says, “Repent and be baptized, each of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” Repent, Be Baptized, … Continue reading