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June 11, 2014

VBS June 15-19, 6PM-8PM Adult and Children

Come join Southside Baptist Church for our annual Adult and Children’s Vacation Bible School. The theme for the Adult Study will be- What does God think about your job? The theme for the Children’s Study will be- Secret Agents June 15-19 6PM-8PM Meal will be provided

May 14, 2011

Leadership

The Bible teaches that each local church should be led by a plurality of godly, qualified men called elders.

May 14, 2011

Discipleship

Scripture teaches that a live Christian is a growing Christian (2 Pet. 1:8-10). Scripture also teaches that we grow not only by instruction, but by imitation (1 Cor. 4:16; 11:1). Therefore churches should exhort their members to both grow in holiness and help others do the same.

May 14, 2011

Discipline

In the broadest sense, church discipline is everything the church does to help its members pursue holiness and fight sin. Preaching, teaching, prayer, corporate worship, accountability relationships, and godly oversight by pastors and elders are all forms of discipline. In a narrower sense, church discipline is the act of correcting sin in the life of […]

May 14, 2011

Membership

According to the Bible, church membership is a commitment every Christian should make to attend, love, serve, and submit to a local church.

May 14, 2011

Evangelism

Evangelism is simply telling non-Christians the good news about what Jesus Christ has done to save sinners. In order to biblically evangelize you must: Preach the whole gospel, even the hard news about God’s wrath against our sin. Call people to repent of their sins and trust in Christ. Make it clear that believing in […]

May 14, 2011

Conversion

A biblical understanding of conversion recognizes both what God does and what people do in salvation. In conversion, God gives life to the dead (Eph. 2:5) gives sight to the blind (2 Cor. 4:3-6) and gives the gifts of faith and repentance (Phil. 1:29; Acts 11:18). And in conversion, people repent of sin (Mk. 1:15; […]

May 14, 2011

The Gospel

The good news is that: The one and only God who is holy made us in his image to know him (Gen. 1:26-28). But we sinned and cut ourselves off from him (Gen. 3; Rom. 3:23). In his great love, God became a man in Jesus, lived a perfect life, and died on the cross, […]

May 14, 2011

Biblical Theology

Biblical theology is sound doctrine; it is right thoughts about God; it is belief that accords with Scripture.

May 14, 2011

Expositional Preaching

Expositional preaching is important because God’s Word is what convicts, converts, builds up, and sanctifies God’s people (Heb. 4:12; 1 Pet. 1:23; 1 Thess. 2:13; Jn. 17:17). Preaching that makes the main point of the text the main point of the sermon makes God’s agenda rule the church, not the preacher’s.