John The Baptist & Wine. What does this mean?

January 6, 2018 - Blog, Luke/Acts

We are reading Luke 1-3 this week, and I said I’d answer questions if you have them. Here is one question I was asked. Why did the Angel tell Zechariah that John the Baptist couldn’t drink wine? (Luke 1:15) And does this mean that it…

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My Resignation Letter

January 4, 2018 - Blog

 Dear Oasis, Effective immediately, I’m quitting as the leader of this church. Honestly, the challenges of leadership here are far more than I can bear. In the past couple of years, the Lord has been teaching me some things about myself that, at first, were…

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You are never too insignificant

January 3, 2018 - Blog, Luke/Acts

As a pastor, I often meet with high capacity people who have much God-given potential. And the opportunity to fulfill their potential may be right in front of them, but they don’t always act on it because they don’t feel “good enough” or “ready.”  Have…

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Luke (a message for the outcasts)

January 2, 2018 - Blog, Luke/Acts

A Quick Introduction to Luke Luke & Acts was written by a man named…LUKE. Luke was a real life doctor, not a star wars character. Luke was friends with Paul, they traveled together planting churches and ministering across the  known world, but they mostly focused…

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5 1/2 Important Announcements!

December 28, 2017 - Blog

#1 – Last Weekend To Give I will be at the office TOMORROW morning, Friday from 9am-12pm. You are welcome to stop by and drop off your end of year gift in person. The office address is 372 Raleigh St. Holly Springs. OR you can……

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New Year, New Habit

December 28, 2017 - Blog, Luke/Acts

Start a new habit with me! During the first 90 days of 2018, I will be reading and studying the books of Luke & Acts…I’m gonna make it really easy for you to follow along: I have divided the weekly readings into bite size chunks…

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Letter From Bill

December 13, 2017 - Blog

Dear Oasis, It was over 4 years ago. I vividly remember laying in my bed on countless sleepless nights dreaming about a life-giving church that would be radically INCLUSIVE. I saw a church that gave people permission to be themselves, a place where people could…

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Keep Climbing!

December 7, 2017 - Blog

4 years ago we were in the throes of planting a church. We were raising money, spending money, choosing a facility, hosting preview services, holding staff meetings and trying to figure it all out. I’ll never forget the days of praying fervently and sweating profusely…

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While I Was Away

December 4, 2017 - Blog

I was away the past 3 Sundays, and everything went GREAT! There has never been a time when I was concerned about being out of town on a Sunday. From the beginning I’ve ALWAYS said we would be a church that is centered around JESUS…

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Grace. Redemption.

November 17, 2017 - Blog

I’ve been sitting here, fingers dangling over my keyboard, trying to form words from the emotions that are stirring. I can’t. But I’m gonna give it my best effort. There are a couple of words that keep rising. Grace and Redemption. These are lofty words…

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