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All In Groups

4/18/18 | Multi-Generational, Child-Care Provided, Monday Evenings, Senior Adult Ministries, Men's Ministry, Tuesday Evening, Wednesday Evening, Sunday Morning, Middle Adults, Young Adults, Home Groups, Sermon Series Study

All In Groups

    Join one of our many church groups who are journeying together to go all in for Christ. This series follows along with the sermon series that starts April 15th.

    If one of the following groups does not meet your needs, contact Pastor Faith to help you find a group that will fit you.

    For those reading the book along with a group or just with the sermons:

    Download the Reading Plan


    Sunday Morning

    • Searchers Class
      • Leader: Sara Michaelson - 850-863-9722
      • Room: Family Life Center 106
      • Child Care Provided: Yes
      • Day: Sunday
      • Time: 9:30am
    • The Forum
      • Leader: Lee Jackson - 850-651-4502 
      • Room: Family Life Center 106
      • Child Care Provided: Yes
      • Day: Sunday
      • Time: 9:30am
    • Builders Class*
      • Contact: Betty Doyle - 850-862-1717
      • Room: Family Life Center 212
      • Child Care Provided: Yes
      • Day: Sunday
      • Time: 9:30am
      • *This class will start, take a break from the study, then return to it.
    • Rooted Young Couples
      • Leader: Michelle Carmical - 850-217-0391
      • Room: #10 House, 2nd Street
      • Child Care Provided: No
      • Day: Sunday
      • Time: 10:00am
    • Nicci Fahle's Small Group
      • Leader: Nicci Fahle
      • Room: 210
      • Child Care Provided: Yes
      • Day: Sunday
      • Time: 10:45am

    Monday Night

    Tuesday Night

    Wednesday Afternoon

    • Pastor Philip's Afternoon Small Group
      • Leaders: Philip McVay
      • Room: Chapel
      • Child Care Provided: No
      • Day: Wednesday
      • Time: 12:00pm

    Wednesday Night

    • Pastor's Class
      • Leaders: Philip McVay
      • Room: Family Life Center 106
      • Child Care Provided: Yes
      • Day: Wednesday
      • Time: 6:00pm
    • Becky Carter's Small Group
      • Leader: Becky Carter
      • Room: 208
      • Child Care Provided: Yes
      • Day: Wednesday
      • Time: 6:00pm
    • Faith Parry's Small Group
      • Leader: Faith Parry - 850-420-9888
      • Room: 215
      • Child Care Provided: Yes
      • Day: Wednesday
      • Time: 6:00pm
    • Pastor Philip's Evening Small Group
      • Leaders: Philip McVay
      • Room: 212
      • Child Care Provided: No
      • Day: Wednesday
      • Time: 7:00pm

    Thursday evening


    Want help finding the perfect group for you? Pastor Faith is happy to help. If you fill out this form, she will contact you, or you can contact her from her info above.

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    All In: You Are One Decision Away From a Totally Different Life

    By Mark Batterson

    The Gospel costs nothing.  You can’t earn it or buy it.  It can only be received as a free gift compliments of God’s grace.  It doesn’t cost anything, but it demands everything.  It demands that we go “all in,” a term that simply means placing all that you have into God’s hands.  Pushing it all in.   And that’s where we get stuck—spiritual no man's land.  We’re afraid that if we go all in that we might miss out on what this life has to offer.  It’s not true.  The only thing you’ll miss out on is everything God has to offer.  And the good news is this: if you don't hold out on God, God won't hold out on you.  Readers will find Batterson’s writing filled with his customary vivid, contemporary illustrations as well as biblical characters like Shamgar and Elisha and Jonathan and . . . Judas.

    No one has ever sacrificed anything for God.  If you always get back more than you gave up, have you sacrificed anything at all?  The eternal reward always outweighs the temporal sacrifice.  At the end of the day, our greatest regret will be whatever we didn’t give back to God. What we didn’t push back across the table to Him.  Eternity will reveal that holding out is losing out.

    The message of All In is simple: if Jesus is not Lord of all then Jesus is not Lord at all.  It’s all or nothing. It’s now or never.   Kneeling at the foot of cross of Christ and surrendering to His Lordship is a radical act of dethroning yourself and enthroning Christ as King.  It’s also an act of disowning yourself.  Nothing belongs to you. Not even you.   

    Batterson writes, for many years, I thought I was following Jesus.  I wasn’t.  I had invited Jesus to follow me.  I call it inverted Christianity.  And it’s a subtle form of selfishness that masquerades as spirituality.  That’s when I sold out and bought in.  When did we start believing that the gospel is an insurance plan?  It’s a daring plan.  Jesus did not die just to keep us safe. He died to make us dangerous.”

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