Jonah Part II - Chapter 1

Jonah's story is a familiar one - God asks him to go, Jonah says "no", gets swallowed by a fish...and decides to go after all. This past Sunday we set the foundation for our journey through Jonah, looking at the "Who, What, Where and When" parts of Jonah's story, and this Sunday we will take a look at Jonah, chapter 1. Have you ever tried to run from God? Are you going through any storms right now? Come and discover how amazing our God is in the midst of life's storms.

As we continue this series in the weeks ahead, Jonah will teach us that God never gives up on us, God's help is just a prayer away, God's love is greater than anything, and God's love takes us beyond borders so that all might know.

Jonah Part 1 - An Introduction

Jonah's story is a familiar one - God asks him to go, Jonah says "no", gets swallowed by a fish...and decides to go after all. Pastor John will set the foundation for our journey through Jonah, looking at the "Who, What, Where and When" parts of Jonah's story.

As we continue this series in the weeks ahead, Jonah will teach us that God never gives up on us, God's help is just a prayer away, God's love is greater than anything, and God's love takes us beyond borders so that all might know.

Falling Forward Part II

Fall is in the air!  Trees are beginning to change color, nights are crisp and cool, and kids are back in school.  At Southside, this means launching different ministries and opportunities to connect.  This Sunday you will continue to hear about these opportunities and how they drive us to our purpose of connecting with God, Each Other, Our Community and World.

If we were created for community, why do we work so hard to isolate ourselves and be so independent?  Let's discuss that this week...

Back to School

Reality is setting in... it's back to school time! This Sunday, several educator share stories from the"front lines" of our area schools. As students and teachers flood back through the doors of schools around our community, our desire is to walk alongside them with prayerful support. The next generation of Jesus followers need our encouragement and intentional guidance as they navigate this world and strive to be more like Jesus.

Will you pray for them?

That's All, Folks! Part V

This Sunday, we conclude our series, "That's All Folks", discovering Truth from God's Word about the many questions we have about death, the end of time, the Lord's return and eternity. The Bible is the source for our assurance, clarity and hope for the day we meet Jesus.

Part V, Heaven and Hell, will shed light on these two prepared eternal places. The Bible describes each place and gives us glimpses into what the future holds for those who love the Lord and for those who turn away from His gift of salvation. God's desire is for ALL to be with Him in glory... are you ready?

That's All, Folks! Part IV

This Sunday, we continue our series, "That's All Folks", discovering Truth from God's Word about the many questions we have about death, the end of time, the Lord's return and eternity. The Bible is the source for our assurance, clarity and hope for the day we meet Jesus. Part IV, The Return, will focus on just that - what does the Bible say about Jesus' return?

The Bible promises us that there will be signs, but we shouldn't let the search for those signs distract us from God's mission. Are we living intentionally so that we are always ready for our meeting with Him? What do we know should give us hope: Jesus came to this earth as a little babe to save us from our sins. And He will return again as our Coming King!

That's All, Folks! Part III

This Sunday, we continue our new series, "That's All Folks", discovering truth from God's Word about the many questions we have about death, the end of time, the Lord's return and eternity. The Bible is the source for our assurance, clarity, and hope for the day we meet Jesus.

Part III of End Time Terms will look specifically at defining the Great Tribulation, the Millennium and the Judgement. Regardless of when Jesus returns, we need to be prepared as if it will be today. Are we ready? Have we made our peace with God? Are we living and loving like this day may be the last?

That's All, Folks! Part II

Many of us want to know more about what happens when we are at the end of our earthly life or when Jesus returns and calls us home. Throughout this series, we'll look to the Bible for assurance, clarity and hope for the day we meet Jesus.

Part II of End Time Terms will continue to set a foundation and common language that will give us a better understanding of some common questions about death. Where does the Bible say we go when we die? To answer that question, we'll look deeper at these terms: Sheol, Paradise and Hades, and what they mean for us as either believers or non-believers. Are you ready?

That's All, Folks! Part I

This Sunday, we begin a new series, "That's All Folks".  Many of us want to know more about what happens when we are at the end of our earthly life or when Jesus returns and calls us home.  Throughout this series, we'll look to the Bible for assurance, clarity and hope for the day we meet Jesus.  
Part I of this series, End Time Terms, will set a foundation and a common language that will give us a better understanding of how these words are used in the Bible and in our lives.  Ultimately, we want to know without a doubt, are we right with God?

Fixer Upper Part V

Church on Sunday mornings at Southside is great! But we can't depend completely on the Sunday service to make healthy disciples who are part of a healthy church family. That is where home groups come in! Home groups are a vital part of making disciples because they include relationships. This Sunday we'll see how true transformation happens within the context of our relationships and hear first-hand from people in Pastor John's home group.

Fixer Upper Part III

As we celebrate Memorial Day weekend with picnics, parades and family reunions, we want to honor and thank all who sacrificed to give us freedom in this great country.

Sundays are kind of like family reunions - a gathering of the family of God! We'll take a closer look at what characteristics make up the sons and daughters of the Lord Almighty, and discover how you can become a part of God's family.