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Fuel, Flame and Fire in 2018

Jeremiah 20.9
Dec 31st 2017

A lot has changed in 2017 for the South Church family, the most obvious of which is the addition of the latest tool the Lord has provided: Suite 100. Rather than access to a worship space at the bowling alley for a few hours on Sunday, we now have 24/7 access to a...read >>

daily lives, discipleship, fellowship, learn, living on mission, preach, proclaim, restore, sustain, teach
discipleship, living on mission

Sharing Our Treasure

Matthew 13.51-52
Oct 1st 2017

Well, what do you think about Matthew chapter thirteen? We've been walking through it now for eleven weeks together. Think you've go it? Think you understand it? Think you could teach it to others?

This is the sort of question Jesus poses to His disciples in our...read >>

disciple, evangelize, Kingdom, love, proclaim, share, teach, testify, understand
evangelism, Kingdom, Matthew

The Death of Fear

Matthew 10.24-31
Feb 12th 2017

"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." -Hebrews 11.1

Do you have faith? Are you sure?

There are certain things that are easy to talk about, things we've seen, enjoyed or experienced. Witnesses are called on...read >>

body, faith, fear, Gospel, heaven, hell, hope, insecurity, kill, Kingdom, proclaim, witness
evangelism, faith, Matthew

Family Business

Matthew 10.16-20
Jan 22nd 2017

Ever been asked, or asked yourself, "What is my purpose in life?" It can be a pretty ominous question. Many of us are just trying to get by: "Who has time to think about life questions like that?"

But those sorts of questions have a way of...read >>

apostles, assurance, confidence, disciples, evangelism, faith, hope, missions, proclaim, witness
evangelism, faith, Matthew

Rude or Shrewd

Matthew 7.6
May 8th 2016

Last week Jesus took five verses to convince His disciples: "Judge not."

However this week, He seems to change course, judging some as dogs & pigs, unfit for our righteous pearls. What are we to do? How are we to understand? One thing is certain,...read >>

discernment, discretion, grow, holiness, judge, know God, mature, pigs, proclaim, righteousness, Scripture, swine, witness
discernment, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

That All May Glorify God

Matthew 5.14-16
Oct 11th 2015

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city, discipleship, evangelism, glory, hill, hope, light, pride, proclaim
light of the world, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Preservation, Impartation & Purification

Matthew 5.13
Sep 27th 2015

Are you a believer? Then why are you here? Why doesn't God just zap us up to heaven the moment we believe?

There is one thing we get to do here on earth that we won't do in heaven: proclaim the Gospel to the lost! This is the earthly activity of the salty saints...read >>

culture, discipleship, elect, evangelism, Gospel, light, preach, proclaim, salt, salt of the earth, tell
Great Commission, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

The Fisher of Men's Heart

Matthew 4.18-22
May 24th 2015

"I once was lost // but now am found // was blind, but now I see."

The world is starving. Christ is bread for Life. Is He yours? He came down, entered our world, showed us His Father, took on our sin, laid down His life, and rose again to give us life, to...read >>

discipleship, evangelism, faith, fisher of men, follow, Gospel, hope, lost, love, nets, proclaim, trust, witness
evangelism, love, Matthew

Patient & Persistent Joy

John 15.11, Romans 12.2, Luke 24.27,32, Acts 2.42-47, 1 John 1.3-4
Aug 24th 2014

Christ calls us to much more than Sunday mornings.

How would you define your faith? How would you define God? How does your understanding & knowledge of Him line up with Truth, what He has revealed of Himself in His Word?

The Son of God, the Word of God, the...read >>

calling, glory, joy, ministry, mission, Proclaim, purpose, Restore, South Church, Sustain, vision, worship
joy, mission, vision

The Global and Local Family of God

1 Corinthians 11.17-34, Jeremiah 31.31-34, Deuteronomy 30.6, Ezekiel 36.27, Acts 2.42
Mar 30th 2014

What's so new about the New Covenant, and what role does it play in creating, establishing and uniting the Church?

Having seen us through 10 weeks of doctrine, we will now turn back to Paul's words to the church of Corinth in order to help us consider His Word to...read >>

Body of Christ, Church, committed, covenant, family, life, member, membership, New Covenant, Proclaim, relationship, Restore, sovereignty, Sustain
covenant, Doctrine, membership

Essential Church

Colossians 1.1-14,2.21-23,28,3.12-17,4.2-6
Dec 29th 2013

The New Year’s Holiday is always a good time to take a look back at what God has done and give Him thanks for His faithfulness, and it is also just as meaningful to look forward to what is in store for the next year. And as Christians we can look back down the...read >>

ATX, Austin, Colossians, Eric Odenwald, proclaim, restore, South Church, sustain
ministry, mission, vision

Little Things

Matthew 25.14-30
Nov 3rd 2013

Today we celebrate four years of God's faithfulness. How better than to be reminded of what it means to be His "Bride Onboard".

What is the "talent" He has entrusted us with? What does it mean to "bury" it, resulting in having taken...read >>

Chuck Dobson, Elijah Washington, Eric Odenwald, faith, Hank Stevens, little, Matthew 25.14-30, ministry, mission, proclaim, restore, sustain, Tommy Traugott, vision
Matthew, mission, vision

Better Word From Better Blood

Genesis 4.1-16
Jan 6th 2013

Pride is a beast. There's nothing wrong with wanting to do well, to bring pleasure to others. Where pride resides is purely in the pleasure of "more than you". I want more gifts, more friends, more recognition, more attention, more... glory! "DANGER...read >>

Abel, anger, ATX, Austin, blood, Cain, Colossians, delight, duty, Eric Odenwald, grace, guilt, Hebrews 12.24, murder, pride, proclaim, protection, restore, sin, South Church, sustain, theodicy
Genesis 4, pride, sin

Fuel, Flame & Fire

Jeremiah 20.9
Dec 30th 2012

The prophet Jeremiah said that he could not possibly keep his mouth shut about the glory of the Lord. Question: Is that a good description for how you know the Lord? Could it be? Should it be?

When the Lord began to provide vision and direction for making followers...read >>

direction, disciple, fire, follower, Jeremiah, ministry, mission, missional, proclaim, restore, sustain, vision, way
ministry, mission, vision

That's Why We're Here

Mar 4th 2012

What is the mission of south church?

How do we go about the mission of south church?

Where do we go about the mission of south church?read >>

call, love, mission, proclaim, purpose, restore, serve, sustain, vision
mission, vision

Back to the Beginning

John 10.40-42
Nov 28th 2010

After evading would be assassins, Jesus heads north, back to where His public ministry began... back to the baptismal Jordan where cousin John professed an unworthiness even to untie the sandals of the Lamb of God: Jesus.

Sometimes God calls us back to where it all...read >>

calling, direction, faithful, focus, John the Baptist, ministry, Proclaim, restore, South Church, sustain, Witness
Gospel of John, John 10

An Amazing Thing

John 9.24-34
Sep 19th 2010

An Amazing Thing happens in today's passage. And Jesus' provision of sight to a blind man isn't it.

Something even more amazing... The blind man can see... really see... as in make connections, spiritual connections that learned, trained, scholarly historians have...read >>

blind, disciple, Pharisee, pressure, Proclaim
Gospel of John, John 9

Glory Has Left The Building

John 8.58-59
Aug 29th 2010

Last week, we really didn't have a chance to look into verse 59.

This week, the Lord provides us with another opportunity to peer into the passing of God's glory from an attempted assassination to a departure from the Temple. Gee... wonder if a bit...read >>

Jesus, ministry, Proclaim, restore, shikinah, sustain, Tabernacle, truly, vision
Gospel of John, John 8