Free Church Newcomers and Membership Class Curriculum

Free Church Newcomers and Membership Class Curriculum

We’re a purpose driven church, which means we believe in having a very intentional process for discipleship – for introducing people to each next step in their spiritual journey. For every church that wants to create this pipeline, I highly recommend...
5 Words of Wisdom and Caution for a Growing Church

5 Words of Wisdom and Caution for a Growing Church

Five years ago, Grace Hills Church was made up of about 35 of us. Last year, our final year meeting in a movie theater, we had an average worship attendance of about 240. And since moving into our current location in January of this year, that average has been 385...
Grace Hills Church Is Taking a Bold Next Step

Grace Hills Church Is Taking a Bold Next Step

The world has never been more in need of Bible-grounded, gospel-sharing, grace-filled local churches. That’s why, in the summer of 2011, we started planting Grace Hills Church in Northwest Arkansas, one of the nation’s fastest-growing communities. We’ve grown from a...
Why Believer's Baptism Is Such a Big Deal

Why Believer's Baptism Is Such a Big Deal

I was baptized when I was six years old.I had just come to place my faith in Christ in the summer of 1983 when my rebirth was celebrated with my Clear Fork Baptist Church family on the Warren and Logan County borders of southern Kentucky. It marked a refreshing change...
Grace Hills: A Growing Church for a Growing Community

Grace Hills: A Growing Church for a Growing Community

I’m in awe of God because He is God and because of all that I know to be true about Him from Scripture. And I’m humbled to be a part of what he is doing in the world today. I just got to share this brief update about Grace Hills Church via Mission:World...
How to Know When Sunday Was a Success

How to Know When Sunday Was a Success

This past Sunday, Grace Hills had our big Premiere Sunday at the Malco Pinnacle Hills Cinema. We had less than three weeks to prepare for the big move after making the decision to switch locations, so the last week or two have been fairly stressful, but when the big...
Grace Hills, Happy Birthday! You've Been Featured In a Magazine!

Grace Hills, Happy Birthday! You've Been Featured In a Magazine!

Well Grace Hills, you’ve been featured in a two-page spread in Ministry Today magazine (<- click that link to read this issue), which has a readership of somewhere in the ballpark of 100,000. It’s fairly appropriate that the magazine arrived in my mail...
Dear Grace Hills, We're Making a Big, Bold Move

Dear Grace Hills, We're Making a Big, Bold Move

Coming to (another) theater near you… Grace Hills Church! We’re moving from the Rogers Malco Town Cinema over to the Malco at Pinnacle Hills Promenade!! And our big opening is January 25, 2015!! Hey Grace Hills, we’re three years old! And during...
Every Church Should BE a Recovery Ministry

Every Church Should BE a Recovery Ministry

Some churches don’t want a recovery ministry – a ministry that specializes in helping people deal with their addictions and pain – because of the messes they’d have to get involved in. That’s tragic. Most churches in this category are...

When Things Get Real in a Church Plant

A snapshot taken in our first official “second” service, 1/19/2014. I am humbled! Today marked the 2nd anniversary of our launch as Grace Hills Church. Today, we also launched a second morning worship service – something I’ll write about later....

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