Archive for February, 2010

February 24, 2010

Holy Complications – Mark Batterson

I saw this today from Mark Batterson on the subject of marriage and family and thought it was profound.  Thank you Jesus for the blessings that you give me.

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February 2, 2010

Premarital Classes at NewSpring – 2010

We are getting ready to begin the NewSpring premarital class again.  If you or anyone you know are engaged to be married, or if you are dating and close to getting engaged, we would love for you/them to join us.

The class will be offered as a weekend seminar.  It will be Fri night February 26th and Friday the 27th at the Anderson Campus. We will start at 6pm on Friday night and go to 9:30 pm.  (the first 2 sessions of the class) Then we will teach the last 3 sessions of the class on Saturday from 9 to 1.

We will also teach the same weekend seminar for the Greenville campus at their offices on April 16th & 17th.

During the sessions we will discuss many subjects, including God’s plan and purposes for marriage, marital roles and responsibilities, communication skills and conflict resolution. We will also be discussing many expectations people have for marriage including…how to fight fair, how to meet each others needs, dealing with in-laws, daily life, children, how to grow spiritually together, work expectations, how to deal with money,and wedding and honeymoon expectations

Here are the details:

Date: Feb 26, 27 on Anderson Campus and April 16, 17 at the Greenville Campus

Time: 6 to 9:30 on Friday night & 9am to 1pm on Saturday

Cost: $25

Register: click here

Questions: please call the church office 226-6585 and ask for Lanna Johnson, or email her at

February 1, 2010

God’s Will and Fighting Cancer

If you have not seen this msnbc article about Matt Chandler and his fight with cancer you should read it today.  It is one of the most personally challenging and inspiring things I have read in a while.  Matt is a guy I have looked up to for a long time because of his preaching.  But I admire how he is preaching with his life and how he lives out his faith even more.