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Not As I Expected

About 9 years ago, we felt God calling us away from a church family that we really enjoyed to pursue His calling for us to plant a new church. I had my vision of how it would go and the success we would have. To be honest though, it didn't really turn out anything like I expected. [...]

By | October 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Could Unity Be Unhealthy?

Unity is one of those characteristics that we tend to think of in a positive light. When a group of people are unified, there's a clear sense of everyone pulling in the same direction. People are able to better identify attitudes, behaviors, or ideas that don't fit within their unified direction. Sports teams that are [...]

By | September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What If Today Is The Day?

Some days are easy to look forward with increasing anticipation as a big day draws near. For kids, vacations, birthdays and Christmas morning are often circled on the calendar with countdowns beginning way too early in most cases. The excitement is often too much to be contained and sleep is basically impossible the night before. To [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You Have A Choice To Make

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the people who are going to be impacted by the hurricane that's going to hit the Carolinas. Thankfully, with the advancement of technology, people have received enough warning to take all the necessary precautions. Whether it means gathering up the needed supplies to ride out the storm in [...]

By | September 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Decision Making Is Like Eating At A Buffet… Or Not?

What are your thoughts on food buffets? One of the benefits to a buffet is that... it's a buffet... there are endless choices that leave you with a wide variety of food options to choose from, so you are bound to find something that satisfies your appetite. At the same time, one of the downsides [...]

By | August 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trent’s Upcoming Transition

Occasionally, God will allow our paths to cross with someone who is extremely humble, talented, and has an amazing heart for God and the church. For nearly two years, our church has been blessed to have Trent Berry as our worship leader. When Trent started with The Grove, he didn’t really have a band to [...]

By | August 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Waking Up On The Wrong Side Of The Bed

When was the last time you woke up on the "wrong side of the bed?" Maybe today, yesterday, last week? I know when that happens to me everyone in my house can feel it. I'm easily irritated, snappy with everyone, and should probably just hit the reset button on the day and start over. However, [...]

By | August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Sunday, We Are Going To Talk About…

Through our current teaching series, we've been discussing how our culture and country are often divided on how people should respond to certain topics. With this in mind, our discussions have been leading us to consider a "third" approach/"third party" which is Jesus' call for us to live as His disciples/His church. This Sunday, as we [...]

By | August 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do You Say These Things?

This past Sunday, we started a teaching series that's challenging us to live as Jesus wants even though our culture tries to push us in opposite directions. The pressure of the culture is intense, and sometimes without even realizing it, we become caught in the current of life that pulls us out into the depths of routine [...]

By | August 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pigs That Can Fly?

I've never seen a pig fly, but occasionally, I'll use some unusual phrase like this when trying to prove a point to my kids or give them an answer in a sarcastic kind of way. At the same time, when I ask you if faith is something we should be able to see, you may [...]

By | July 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments