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Striking A Balance

As I get older, I realize more and more how difficult it is to find balance in my life. For example, the other day I took my girls to the park and attempted to balance on a spinning wheel. I watched child after child take their turns on the wheel as it spun them around…

Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God

This year at Vacation Bible School, BBC will be participating in an epic adventure that empowers kids to stand strong. We want the children to know that the power of God is no fairy tale; it is the very real power to live transformed lives. There will be brave knights, fair maidens, armies that battle…

A Poem to Moms

Whether scolding or singing, Laughing or crying, Moms carry our hearts with them.   Whether driving or accounting, sleepy or wide awake, Moms’ radiance is beautiful.   Whether playing or cleaning, Nourishing or healing, Moms occupy a sacred space.   Whether teaching or training, Giving guidance or restraining, Moms cast a large shadow.   Whether…

A Journey Through the Old Testament

This Sunday, we begin a journey. We’ve come to a place in our Multiply book study where we will be spending nine weeks together overviewing the entire Old Testament. Seeing that we have only nine weeks to fly through about 4500 years of history, as you can imagine, we will be moving rather quickly. Together,…

A Tale of Two Seas

Within the borders of Israel there are two great seas; the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea. These two bodies of water are connected by the famous Jordan River. Though these two seas share the same country and the same river, they could not be more different. The Sea of Galilee is in the…

The Glory of the Resurrection

As we celebrate Easter this Sunday, we focus our eyes and our affections on the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. The resurrection proves that the death of Jesus is an all sufficient sacrifice satisfying God’s demands of His holy justice, paying the price our our sins (Galatians 3:13). The satisfying death of…

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday falls on the Sunday before Easter and commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem before His death and resurrection. In each of the four gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) there are eyewitness accounts of Jesus entering Jerusalem to the cheers and praises of the people who waved palm branches and scattered them on…

Calling All the Nations

A friend of mine, recording artist Thomas Dickerson, wrote a beautiful song entitled, “Calling All the Nations.” This Sunday, as we consider the global call of the gospel of Jesus Christ, we realize that there are billions and billions of people who have never heard the truth of Jesus Christ. Below are some of the…

Happy Anniversary Eiffel Tower

This year, Paris’ famous landmark, the Eiffel Tower will celebrate 125 years of drawing in millions of tourists and iconically representing France. In 1884, two engineers set out to create a flagship for the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris, which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution. The two engineers showed the blueprints for…

Countdown to Lift-Off

There are exciting things going on here at Briarcliff Baptist Church! We are in the process of beginning major renovations and upgrades to facilities. One very important element of our remodeling is that everyone have access to our worship services. If we are to be a church for everyone, then we must make a way…