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Opportunity to Serve

Opportunity to Serve

Do you remember the first time you visited Brentwood Baptist? The first time someone said, “Welcome”? The first time you heard, “We’re glad you’re here!”? Sometimes first impressions mean the most. This Easter, you have the opportunity to help others feel welcome when they visit our church.  We are looking for 50 new volunteers to join our Guest... continue reading


The Powerful Persuasion of a Good Marriage and Family

The Powerful Persuasion of a Good Marriage and Family

I am one of those people who like the idea of being able to speak to secular people and engage our culture in matters of faith. I often read books or articles on this topic, perhaps my favorite being The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller. If I’m being honest, however, I am... continue reading


Anvil

Anvil

I am a guy. In a world of Twitter and Instagram, I like the things I read to be quick and to the point. So here's five things you need to know about Anvil: 1. ANVIL is for Guys. Specifically, ANVIL is for guys in grades 6 thru 12, their dads, and student ministry leaders/mentors. There is dedicated time for dads to... continue reading


The Powerful Persuasion of a Compelling Life

The Powerful Persuasion of a Compelling Life

In this series, we have talked about Christian apologetics, which is basically making a defense for why we believe what we believe. I am thankful for Christian scientists who help us understand the world God created. I am grateful for Christian philosophers and theologians who can challenge the underlying assumptions that make the skeptic not even consider the claims of... continue reading


Annual Report 2014

Annual Report 2014

2014 was a significant year for Brentwood Baptist Church. In January, we introduced the Middle Tennessee Initiative. We prayed expectantly that God would use us to impact Middle Tennessee. And He has truly answered those prayers. Through your giving, we have taken great steps toward reaching more people with the gospel.   We have grown from two campuses to five, connected... continue reading


9 Things You Should Know About the Holy Spirit

9 Things You Should Know About the Holy Spirit

In some Christian traditions, the Holy Spirit is strongly emphasized, while in others the Spirit may be deemphasized. A balanced, biblical view of the Holy Spirit is helpful, not harmful. Here are nine things you should know about the Holy Spirit: 1. He is a Person. The Bible, including Jesus, refers to the Spirit as a “He” not as an “it.”... continue reading