What Restricts Your Joy?

On Sunday mornings in June, we've been defining what joy is and how it emerges in our lives. As we seek to be joy-filled followers of Jesus, we have to remember there's an underlying opposition working against us that desires to see every ounce of joy removed from our lives so that we are living purely [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Staff Change for The Grove: Sandra Will Be Missed

Sandra Hall has been such a blessing to The Grove Church for several years. I’ve been so blessed to work with her in my short time with The Grove. She has helped make my transition very smooth in regards to all the day-to-day tasks. Her heart for Jesus, abilities, and attention to detail will be [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Worship: Beyond the Songs We Sing

In this post, Trent Berry, our worship pastor, shares some great thoughts about what it means to truly worship Jesus. We are blessed to have Trent on our staff, and I hope you'll allow his words below to challenge you in the area of worship. “What is worship?” you may ask. That question can be [...]

By | June 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You Can’t Say YES To Everything

As a kid, I never passed up the chance the skip rocks when I was near water. Now, having two boys of my own, they are following in my footsteps. While teaching them how to skip rocks, I've explained that with each skip of the rock, you'll create a new ripple, and the better the [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stop Your “Routine” Bible Reading

Much of what we do throughout our day happens because we have created a sense of "routine" in our lives. I'm going out on a limb here, but I'm assuming that you eat, sleep, brush your teeth, shower, and change your clothes on a fairly routine basis. Perhaps you even go to bed at the same [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jesus’ Lifestyle Simply Stated

Occasionally, I will complicate things more than I should. Some of this comes from my unofficial diagnosis of "analysis paralysis" which leads me to overthink things to the point of stagnation if I'm not careful. However, at my core, I crave simplicity. After all, who actually enjoys complexity and having to sort through all the fine details [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments