Save the Date!

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Events, News

Men and Boys! The 2014 Men’s Advance is coming! —Dates: Friday, February 28 (begins with dinner) – Saturday, March 1, 2014 (all day) —Our Theme: “Manly Courage” based on Joshua 1:9 – “Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” —Our Speakers: Scott Brown and Marcus Serven —Our Musician: Charlie Zahm will give a FREE concert for the entire family on Saturday evening, March 1 (7:00-8:30 PM) —Our Location: at the facilities of St. Stephen United...

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Jesus and His Men – by Dr. Marcus Serven

Posted by on Feb 23, 2013 in Events

After a wonderful meal from the volunteer kitchen team, Dr. Marcus J. Serven set the tone for the weekend with the first lecture, entitled, “Jesus and His Men“.  We examined the pattern our Lord set for discipleship and mentorship with His twelve disciples.  The Apostles were ordinary men, commen men, uneducated fishermen and even a crooked tax-collector, but through the conversion, training, and intensive discipleship of Christ, they were transformed into extraordinary men who could preach the Word with conviction and power.  Here are some of the keynotes from Dr. Serven’s...

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Theological Roundtable

Posted by on Sep 12, 2012 in Events

How should the Church of Jesus Christ train-up new pastors for its congregations? The typical method that has been in place for many centuries is to send young men away to a theological seminary—where they are separated from their own families, separated from their local church leaders, and separated from the experience of “hands on” ministry. Instead of training them for ministry in the context of a local church, they are put into a formal academy that is far removed from the normal challenges of life. The problem with this approach is that “life integration” is lacking. In contrast, many...

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Celebrating the Pilgrims

Posted by on Nov 5, 2011 in Events, Outreach

Please join us on Sunday, November 20th as we worship God and remember His providential care for the English Pilgrims. Following our afternoon worship service (1-3:15 PM) we will enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving feast (3:30-5:15 PM). After that we will gather for an informal Thanksgiving Service (5:30-7:00 PM) where we’ll sing some of the great hymns of the faith and hear some brief talks on the Pilgrims given by Peter Bringe, Dan Ford, and Pastor Serven. Let us rejoice in the goodness of God for preserving his people through many trials and tribulations. Think of God’s promise to...

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CHEF Conference exceeds all expectations!

Posted by on Jun 24, 2011 in Events

This year the CHEF Conference (June 21-22, 2011) in St. Charles, Missouri was as wonderful as it ever has been. By the way, C.H.E.F. stands for Christian Home Educators Fellowship. We met at the spacious St. Charles, MO Convention Center. This was a very nice setting for the 1000+ people who attended. Organization & Speakers: The Jon and Candy Summers family and their support team did a superlative job of organizing it, promoting it, and staffing it. The speakers were both challenging and encouraging. We heard rousing presentations from Voddie Baucham, Reb and Beverly Bradley, John...

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A Bluegrass Concert!

Posted by on May 17, 2011 in Events

The Winton Family will be with us for a FREE concert on Friday, May 20th (7-8:30 PM) at St. Stephen United Methodist Church in Troy, MO. Come prepared to buy a few of thier CD’s and to give an offering to help with thier expenses. Randy, Cody, and Jesse Winton have been playing bluegrass music together for the past four years–and they are really talented. They will certainly give us some foot-stomping, hand-clapping, God-glorifying music! Feel free to invite your friends and relatives. The concert begins at 7:00 PM on Friday...

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