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5 Things You Need to Know About the New Website

5 Things You Need to Know About the New Website

We hope you are enjoying the new BrentwoodBaptist.com. It's been a long year of designing and building five campus websites, but we finally made it. We wanted to take a moment and highlight some of the key changes we've made to BrentwoodBaptist.com. It's Designed for Both Mobile Phones and Desktops Did you know that over 40% of all... continue reading


Students Put Faith Into Action

Students Put Faith Into Action

On Wednesday evening, October 22, 270 students from the Brentwood campus and 11 students from the West Franklin campus went out into their communities to make a difference. It was a part of an event called MOVE. Students went out in groups of twelve with adult leaders and served at places like nursing homes, homeless shelters, at-risk children's centers, hospitals, and food/clothing... continue reading


The Journey Continues

The Journey Continues

In September 2013, a team from The Church at Station Hill traveled to Nepal on a mission journey. Now, a year later, another team is preparing to return and continue the work. This has become a yearly mission journey for members at Station Hill. Transformation Nepal is one of Brentwood Baptist’s Hope for the World partners. Pastor Bishwa and his... continue reading


Amendment 1

Amendment 1

A Message from Senior Pastor Mike Glenn As a pastor who believes the role of the church is to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus and Jesus alone, I don’t often speak to political issues. But occasionally, our representative privilege requires that we as Christian citizens exercise our dual responsibility to participate in the democratic process and to vote according... continue reading


Chris Blanton

Chris Blanton

PERSONAL  Where are you originally from?  Lawrenceville, GA (suburb of Atlanta) Where were you educated?  Undergrad at Liberty University Seminary at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (currently continuing my seminary education) When did you decide to give your life to Jesus and follow Him?  I was a third grader attending VBS. The pastor shared the good news... continue reading


Dennis Worley Receives Recognition from Baylor University

Dennis Worley Receives Recognition from Baylor University

Dennis Worley, Music and Worship Minister at Brentwood Baptist Church, was recently recognized as this year’s Hearn Innovator at Baylor University.  The Hearn Innovators in Christian Music Series exists to gather creative thinkers and trailblazers in the field of Christian music and bring them to Baylor’s campus. Recipients of this honor give guest lectures and meet with... continue reading


Brad Smith

Brad Smith

PERSONAL Where are you from originally? Jackson, TN   Where were you educated? Union University – Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Studies Southwestern Seminary – Master of Arts in Christian Education, emphasis in Children’s Ministry   When did you decide to give your life to Jesus and follow Him? I was blessed to be raised in Christian home with two wonderful... continue reading


Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Name: Steve Smith  Title: Communications Minister  PERSONAL  Where are you from originally?  Savannah, Georgia  Where were you educated?  Mercer University (Macon, GA) – B.A. in Communication  Rollins College (Winter Park, FL) – M.A. in Corporate Communication  Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (currently in Master of Theology program)  When did you decide to... continue reading


Steve Layton

Steve Layton

Name: Steve Layton  Title: Discipleship Minister, Brentwood Campus  PERSONAL  Where are you from originally?  Fultondale, Alabama  Where were you educated?  New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary -  Doctorate of Ministry (2004) and Master of Divinity (1993)  Samford University -  Associate (1987) and Bachelor (1989) degrees  How did Jesus change your life?  I accepted Jesus... continue reading


Roger Severino

Roger Severino

Name: Roger Severino  Title: Adult Discipleship – Leadership Minister  Ministry: Discipleship  PERSONAL  Where are you originally from?  I was born in Brazil, but grew up in Nashville because my father taught Portuguese at Vanderbilt University.  Where were you educated?  I went to Vanderbilt and got my degree in Economics. I later went to seminary... continue reading


New pastor called to Brentwood Baptist Deaf Church

New pastor called to Brentwood Baptist Deaf Church

By Kayla Head, Staff Intern After months of Brentwood Baptist Trustees tirelessly searching for the right candidate, Aric Randolph has accepted the call to become the next pastor of Brentwood Baptist Deaf Church. 

Currently, Aric is the Deaf Pastor of New Life Deaf Fellowship in Fort Worth, Texas where he’s served for 21 years. New Life Deaf Fellowship is... continue reading


Moving Forward: Leadership takes step toward Nashville Campus

Moving Forward: Leadership takes step toward Nashville Campus

By Kaylan Christopher, Staff Writer   In February 2010, The Church At Station Hill launched as our first regional campus in Spring Hill with a handful of individuals and families from Brentwood Baptist. Today, this growing, vibrant family of faith is a church home to more than 600 people. In April of this year, our congregation voted to purchase land that will... continue reading


Brentwood Baptist members shout, “We’re debt free!” on Dave Ramsey Show

Brentwood Baptist members shout, “We’re debt free!” on Dave Ramsey Show

"We're debt free!" As of Thursday, June 28 at 1:35 p.m., more than four million people know—thanks to the Dave Ramsey Show. Broadcast just a few miles down the road, the show recently found out about Brentwood Baptist's debt-free status and asked Senior Pastor Mike Glenn to join the famed financial radio host on air for an official shout-out. Last... continue reading


Brian Dodridge called as first Associate Executive Pastor

Brian Dodridge called as first Associate Executive Pastor

The Trustees and Staff Resource Team recently called Brian Dodridge to serve as Brentwood Baptist's first Associate Executive Pastor. Brian officially began his role on Monday, June 18. On staff, he'll work alongside Executive Pastor Jim Baker to manage and oversee day-to-day church operations, including current and future regional campuses, Kairos, the Business Office, and the Communications Ministry. Originally from Arizona,... continue reading


Matrimony & Missions: One couple meets on mission journey to Haiti

Matrimony & Missions: One couple meets on mission journey to Haiti

A mission journey can change your life in more ways than one. Ask Amy Pennington. She’s in the final preparations for her December wedding, but never thought God’s calling on her life to go to Haiti would've led her down the aisle to the altar. Amy has always felt called to do medical missions as a pharmacist. She... continue reading


Church receives over $10 million toward debt retirement

Church receives over $10 million toward debt retirement

This past spring, Brentwood Baptist was still $12 million in debt on the cost of our buildings with plans to see the balance paid off by 2015. So imagine the surprise of the congregation this past Sunday, October 9 when our Pastor announced on his first week back from a 6-week sabbatical that recent gifts, totaling more than $10 million, had come in during... continue reading


Senior Pastor Mike Glenn honored for 20 years of ministry

Senior Pastor Mike Glenn honored for 20 years of ministry

On Sunday, August 21, more than 1,100 gathered during a special 5:00 p.m. service to honor our Senior Pastor for his 20 years of ministry and service to Brentwood Baptist.  At the hour-long service, Mike was joined by his family: his wife, Jeannie, and his sons, including their wives, Chris and Deb and Craig and Nan. His parents, mentors, and lifelong friends... continue reading