Archive for November, 2012

nextSTEP now – The Final Year!

In November 2010 we began the journey of building our permanent home; a place we dreamed about since 2004 when we bought 48 beautifully wooded acres of land along the Brazoria Road on Lake Jackson’s west side. We called this journey nextSTEP now.  

After meeting four years in a school and five more in a converted shopping center, we determined “now” is the time to build our home. We begin the third year of “now” this month as we approach the final and most exciting leg of the journey. An incredible (and very expensive) foundation of hardened dirt, concrete and steel has been laid. Most of the slab has been poured and walls of concrete and steel will soon rise from the ground. The construction train has left the station and is moving full steam ahead. But the men digging the trenches, working the steel, swinging the hammers and running the conduit aren’t the only ones “building” our home. We have an even greater role to play.

We are the ones who are actually building Brazos Pointe Fellowship, because a church is made of people, not construction materials. The strength of a church is not the wind rating its walls can withstand but rather the spiritual maturity of its people. We are a church for the unchurched guiding people to take their next step with God.

As we build our home we must keep our eyes and hearts on our mission of loving people toward Jesus. That’s the subject of this coming Sunday’s message. I hope you can be with us this weekend as we recommit ourselves to our mission and this current nextSTEP now journey.

Live bold, Greg

Monday Prayers – If you’re not already doing so please join others in our Fellowship for Monday Prayers. We’re opening the building on Dixie in Clute for prayer every Monday this month, so choose a time that works best to come and pray.

6:30 – 7:30 a.m.

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

9:00 – 10:00 p.m.

November – a Month of Prayer & Fasting

UNDO US for what remains UNDONE!

This is our prayer both individually and as a church this month. To intensify this prayer I have asked you to fast for a meal or a day each week in November. Use the time you would have been eating to pray for God to open your eyes to see the people in our community who don’t know Jesus and show us how to connect them to God. I’ve also asked you to join others each Monday in our worship center on Dixie Drive in Clute for prayer. Many of you responded and found the experience to be very meaningful. For those who were unable to be with us I want to describe what you can expect if you join us next Monday.

When you enter the building either early in the morning, at noon, or late in the evening you will immediately experience a peaceful environment. Worshipful music will be playing in the background as scripture verses scroll on the video screens. To remove the uncertainty of “what to do” during the prayer time, you’ll be given a Prayer Guide to walk you through the experience. You may be only a few minutes working through it or you may find yourself taking a full hour to experience it. The length of time you spend there is up to you. We’ll open the church every Monday this month, so choose a time that works best to come and pray.

6:30 – 7:30 a.m.

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

9:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Live bold, Pray hard, Greg