We’ve all heard the story of Jonah and the big fish, but is there a message in it for our 21st century lives? In this blog post, Pastor Rustin Rossello explores how we can be like Jonah in our sometimes hopeless view of the people around us.
At our schools in Tanzania, many of the girls face significant dangers and challenges due to local cultural traditions. To help protect them and encourage their schooling, we’re planning to build a dormitory. This video shares the need and their story.
Fifty years after his tragic death, we remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This blog post explores how we can advance his dream of equality, justice and racial reconciliation as we live out the Gospel in our actions and words.
As a high school basketball star, Ann experienced pressure that led to anxiety and panic attacks. An encounter with God and an experience of His faithfulness through a life-threatening accident gave her healing, joy and a new perspective on life.
After a difficult youth, Will surrendered his life to Christ and became inspired to serve and help others. Through using his talents, he’s come to know God in a deeper way and seen his life change.
God is writing life-changing stories in Tanzania. In this blog, our Outreach Pastor shares a glimpse of the hope and new life he witnessed on a recent visit to our two schools there.
After escaping Iran as a child, Farah struggled to find a religion that made sense to her. Eventually, God brought a friend into her life who showed her Jesus, and her life hasn’t been the same since.
When we suffer, our immediate response is to beg God to get us out of the situation. But what if He has a greater purpose? In our latest blog, Campus Pastor Rustin Rossello explores this topic and helps us look at our struggles from God’s perspective.
Men – are you convinced that you can fix all your problems on your own and that seeking support is a sign of weakness? In our latest blog post, Men’s Pastor Kevin Yule shares how he learned the danger of isolation and the value of surrounding himself with a few other men who he could lean on and encourage.
Adam and Kristin never anticipated moving their young family to Kansas to help start a church, but that’s what they did! Overcoming their anxiety and fear, they heard God’s voice and followed.
Do you ever feel like you need to do more to gain God’s approval? In this blog, Pastor Neil Montgomery reflects on the trap he fell into of working hard for God at the expense of more important priorities. The question is, what does God really want from us?
Amy lived a fast-paced, worldly life as a successful model and wife to a pro-athlete. She and her husband began going to church, mostly because it’s “what you should do.” However, she slowly began to learn what it really means to have a relationship with Jesus.
Nearly all of us use emojis in our texts and emails these days—symbols help us communicate! In this blog post, read how God uses symbols throughout the Bible to communicate truths about Himself, and the powerful symbolism of baptism.
Regrets over past relationships left Pete feeling like his life was ruined. But at his lowest point, he encountered God’s grace and it changed the trajectory of his life.
If you’ve ever had your financial identity stolen, you know it’s devastating. But letting culture define your personal worth by the impossible ideals of image and success does even greater damage. This article shares the good news of how to get your true identity back.
The pressure Lisa faced to be thin led her to believe her purpose and worth was rooted in her appearance. But through an SBC support group, she learned that her God-given identity is far greater than what is on the outside.
What does a run-down property that was transformed into a thriving SBC campus have to do with our lives? This article explores how God is in the business of restoration and renewal.
God is on a search and rescue mission to pursue hearts that are far from Him. What will we risk to join Him?
In this blog post, our Student Pastor shares practical ways to help teens develop a personal faith that will sustain them even when their parents aren’t around.
Wanting to connect with some other couples, Mike and Michelle started a small group in their home. Now, those couples have become life-changing friends who are walking with them through the seasons of life.
In this SBC blog post, our Outreach Pastor shares how the local Church is responding, and even growing stronger, through this tragedy that hit his hometown.
After the crash of the economy, Ed’s life drastically changed. But when an old acquaintance invited him to SBC, he experienced true joy and found new purpose.
We all want lives of meaning and purpose—to rise above the everyday, to make a difference and to live for something bigger. As a church, we’re seeking lives that will echo into eternity.
Please take a moment to stop and pray for those awaiting rescue and those taking risks to save them.
In this edition of the SBC Blog, our Pastor of Discipleship and Groups shares about the ingredients needed for small groups to thrive.
As a successful businesswoman, Doreen drifted from God and eventually found herself in a place she never imagined. But God turned her shame and brokenness into joy and used her to bring life and hope to others.
In this new article, our Children’s Pastor shares about the importance and timing of shaping a child’s worldview.
High school student Michael thought Christianity was about keeping a set of rules, but discovered it's a relationship with his Creator that gives him confidence and hope.
A traumatic accident dramatically changed Marc and his family's life plans. But through God's love and grace, Marc now serves and encourages others.
Larry and Maria’s family was drifting apart and living an obligated religious life until they saw a transformation in their middle-school daughter that led them to seek something more.