Articles from Brentwood Baptist Church

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How to Overcome Loneliness

How to Overcome Loneliness

The first night in his freshman college dorm, Karl felt sick to his stomach. He thought he was ready for college, but he was not ready for this sadness. He had never been homesick in his life and felt terribly lonely. It was the first Sunday back in church since Sarah’s husband, Frank, had died six months... continue reading


How I Came to Know Jesus

How I Came to Know Jesus

When the windows started breaking, I knew we were all in trouble. I was nine, enjoying a Sunday afternoon at my friend’s house. The weather was rough outside, but not in a way that could distract us from our fun. My friend’s parents were watching the worsening conditions, but no one ever can fully prepare for these things. ... continue reading


8 of the Most Interesting Facts About Heaven

8 of the Most Interesting Facts About Heaven

Heaven. It’s where those of us who call ourselves Christians will spend a very long time. Like, super long. Like, millions upon millions upon millions of years. Actually, it will never stop. Heaven will go on forever. Yet, shockingly, we don’t seem to spend a whole lot of time talking about it. Or, at least—if I am... continue reading


You Need a Break (How to Keep the Sabbath Holy)

You Need a Break (How to Keep the Sabbath Holy)

“By the seventh day God completed His work that He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work that He had done. God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, for on it He rested from His work of creation.” —Genesis 2:2-3 When it comes to work and the daily grind, rest is... continue reading


Our Church is Growing—Here’s What You Need to Know

Our Church is Growing—Here’s What You Need to Know

Be flexible In a growing church, new ministry opportunities present themselves all the time. You've heard the analogy that a big ship with a small rudder turns very slowly. While it's true that we are a large organization and we do not make hasty decisions, we also need to be nimble enough to respond to new ministry opportunities that God... continue reading


10 Reasons You Should Come to Immersion

10 Reasons You Should Come to Immersion

This year’s Immersion Conference will be led by prominent New Testament scholar, Dr. George Guthrie. Dr. Guthrie teaches at Union University and is the author of numerous books and commentaries. The Immersion Conference takes place on Friday night, October 30 and Saturday morning, October 31 in Hudson Hall on the campus of Brentwood Baptist Church. Here are 10 reasons you should... continue reading