Semi-Annual Celebration (PICS!)

On Sunday, August 24th, Restoration members and friends gathered for our Semi-Annual Celebration The Semi-Annual Celebration includes our ministry reports and budget update… and afterwards, many gathered at Avery Ranch pool for a party sponsored by our Men’s Ministry! See more of the pics here. I think it is vital that the church be a…

Love Your Neighbor

A Big Question Today is “What is Meant By Command to “Love Your Neighbor?” More often, the call to “love” today implies some form of acceptance or even avoiding any sense of judgement. This is isn’t how loving your neighbor is thought of biblically or practically. The Good Samaritan One day an expert in religious…

Sing A New Song

Just this morning I stopped by my local convenience store for a gas. I love convenience stores because their small and I feel like I there I encounter regular people who are living regular lives. There was a pretty young guy sitting in his very nice pickup that he had just filled with gas and…

To Pray That Way

These are sad, sad days. Christians and Christian leaders are not the only ones falling into gross sexual perversion. But it is more sad when they do, because it’s an anti-testimony to the promise of gospel to yield new life. This week, I had to witness the tragic story of a Christian leader—a 24cialisitalia.com man…

Live The Story Week #5

When we think of the command to love Others, how many of us think of it as a theological construct, rather than a call to actually and practically change the way we relate and forgive the people around us? Pull up a chair and join us Sunday June 1 at 9a for a ‪Live The Story‬ Discussion…

The Story ESV Bible

There’s so many consistencies with Restoration & Spread Truth ministries approaches The Story. One of the best ministries we offer to first time guests is a FREE copy of The Story ESV Bible. Learn more here: The Story ESV Bible from spreadtruth on Vimeo.

Word for Word’s Sake

Then he took the Book of the Covenant and read it in the hearing of the people. And they said, “All that the LORD has spoken we will do, and we will be obedient.” Exodus 24:7  On Good Friday, Restoration is hosting the first of what I hope will develop into something we do more…

HE IS RISEN!

HE IS RISEN INDEED! Here’s a rundown of Holy Week activities at Restoration… Good Friday: Group Reading of the Crucifixion narrative from Mark 14-15. Join in at 6pm. Good Friday Worship and Message: “The Exchange.” Starts at 7pm. Resurrection Sunday: Worship services at 9a & 10:30am BYOPicnic with Easter Egg Hunt and games for all…

There Ought To Be a Law

I track with local news in multiple cities and am often looking at the headlines.What I’ve noticed about the comments that follow tragic events is a call for more or tighter laws or stiffer penalties. There is a certain wisdom that goes along with this, and the comments emerge from people of different political opinions…

Up Off the Mat

One of the things that I appreciate about Restoration is the diversity. Round Rock is, generally speaking, pretty diverse anyway, but what I mean is that we seem to connect with a pretty wide demographic. We have many different cultural and ethnic expressions in our church as well as a wide age range. And the…