Posts from July 2018

Posts from July 2018

A God Worthy of Our Devotion

When it all Began… One Wednesday night in March of 1999, there was a 16 year old boy strapping on a guitar and walking toward a microphone.  This night was the culmination of weeks of practice and preparation, weeks of affirmation from a church body and years of mentoring and training from family members.  This would be the first ever opportunity for a this young man to lead his home church in worship.  Stepping up to the microphone, ready his…

Alsbury’s All New Connection Team

The Upstairs Cafe Re-imagined  Over the next few weeks there will be some changes taking place in the Upstairs Café. On the surface there will be new furniture and paint, but the changes aren’t just cosmetic. The space is changing to become a conversation place where relationships are cultivated and nurtured. By September, we hope to reveal the new Conversation Café. Every 4th Sunday we will have a coffee and conversation time with visitors and new families. This is an opportunity…

Alsbury’s First Impression

Maybe you have heard about Alsbury’s First Impressions Teams.  Who are they and what do they do?  Perhaps this can best be explained by the following scenarios: David and Jan Go to Church David and Jan are new to Burleson.  They have both accepted teaching positions in BISD.  They are determined to locate a new church home prior to school getting underway in the fall.  They have two sons; Davey is 5 and Jon is 3. Scenario 1: David and…

The Power of Saying Yes

A Brief History When the United States was establishing itself as an up and coming country, war was declared on Great Britain in June 1812. The state of Tennessee played a vital role in the success of this war. More specifically the volunteers. In 1813, Governor Willis Blount issued a call for 3500 volunteers and Tennesseans enthusiastically responded. This act began a tradition and set them on a course that impacted history. In the Mexican-American War, President Polk called on…