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In Obadiah, Jesus is our Savior

In Obadiah, Jesus is our Savior

Brothers are known for their love-hate relationships—their fighting against one another as well as fighting for one another. Then there's Jacob and Esau.  These brothers even fought in the womb. Jacob and Esau didn't just wrestle and make up. Jacob, "the deceiver," stole Esau's birthright. Now granted, Esau was hungry enough and dumb enough to give it up... continue reading


In Isaiah, Jesus is the Suffering Servant

In Isaiah, Jesus is the Suffering Servant

As we turn our hearts to Christmas, one of the most overwhelming realities is the understanding of what Christ has done for us. We find an often-quoted picture recorded by Isaiah the prophet. In chapter 53, Isaiah foretells of a Messiah who is a suffering servant. Jesus becomes our ultimate sacrifice by taking our sin, suffering for our transgressions, and taking... continue reading


In 1 & 2 Samuel, Jesus is our Trusted Prophet

In 1 & 2 Samuel, Jesus is our Trusted Prophet

I had a friend once who frequently told me he had the gift of prophecy. He didn't mean that he could foretell the future. Rather, he prided himself on telling people the truth they may not want to hear. He wasn't very gracious though, or loving. Or kind. OK, he was just plain rude. And he often didn't even have... continue reading


In Genesis, Jesus is the Ram at Abraham’s Altar

In Genesis, Jesus is the Ram at Abraham’s Altar

In the book of Genesis, God asked Abraham to do the unthinkable: sacrifice his son Isaac, the promised child (Genesis 22:2). We know from what we read in both Genesis 22 and Hebrews 11 that Abraham had every intention of obeying God’s command. In Genesis 22:12 we read that God stopped Abraham, saying, “For now I know that you fear God, since you... continue reading


Budget 2016

Budget 2016

2015 has been an exciting time in the life of Brentwood Baptist Church! We have seen each of our campuses thrive in their respective ministries. God has allowed our church family to be a part of His plans to further His kingdom in our own area through the Middle Tennessee Initiative and has provided opportunities for us to serve Him around... continue reading


Thank You for Giving to Families in the Copper Basin

Thank You for Giving to Families in the Copper Basin

In October, we invited you to partner with our SeniorLink Ministry and fill a Christmas stocking for a child from Ducktown, Tennessee's Copper Basin Crisis Center. LIFE Groups, individuals, and families responded with generosity and excitement. This year, we were able to provide for 58 children, represented by 23 different families. These children have received gifts they specifically asked for through Christmas... continue reading