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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


Getting to Know Jesus

Getting to Know Jesus

Last time, we considered that the truth is not a philosophy or religion, but a person:  Jesus Christ.  So, if Jesus is the Way, the Truth, and the Life (see John 14:6), how do we get to know Him?  Fortunately, the Living Word (Jesus) has been captured in the Written Word (the Bible).  For a scholarly yet... continue reading


Doing Life Together

Doing Life Together

There is a difference between knowing a lot about something and truly knowing something. That is the goal here at Brentwood Baptist in regard to our LIFE Groups. Our passion is to connect people to community and connect them to God’s Word. We hope to encourage people to move beyond just knowing about Christ and His teachings and toward... continue reading


Three Reasons to Invite Your Friends to Join a LIFE Group

Three Reasons to Invite Your Friends to Join a LIFE Group

1. Community LIFE Groups offer a chance at community that you just can’t find anywhere else. This gathering of believers brings people into your life who become like family. You experience genuine support as you grow in your relationship with the Lord. Invite your friends to join a LIFE Group by telling them about this powerful community that a LIFE... continue reading