Happy HolyDays Everyone

Yesterday I found myself in the middle of a cultural discussion about Christmas. For some say that there is a war on Christmas happening right now. As our culture desires to be less expressive about the Christian roots behind the celebration of the season, many hear “Happy Holidays!” as a concession that “God is not…

Suicide & Hope

Wednesday night I guested with our youth to discuss Suicide. What prompted this talk was the recent thread of teen suicides in the Austin area and some other personal challenges in the Restoration community that I had been made aware of. Wednesday was also part of a series the youth have been doing called “My…

Thank you Erik Estrada!

Erik Estrada premiered his latest film about internet predators at Restoration Covenant Church in Round Rock Erik Estrada is best known for his leading role in the television series, ChiPs. Since that program, he has appeared in a long list of movies, television shows, and reality programs. Estrada is also the National Celebrity Spokesman for…

What now?

Though it’s been a few years, I can put myself pretty quickly back into my thoughts when I had just come to faith.I wondered, What am I supposed to do with my time now? I had come to the Lord from a pretty self-centered life. I hit the social spots. Imbibed regularly. Now that I…

Where to Start

Last Sunday, I was talking through the question “Is Jesus Really God?” and to be honest, I’m really challenged and yet appreciative of the Explore God series for giving us these very stripped down raw questions to deal with. This one about the deity of Jesus is especially challenging because I don’t think that a…

An Explore God Group near you

People all over the Austin are curious about Explore God. Are you having spiritual conversations with your friends, neighbors and coworkers? Consider inviting them to check out the Explore God teaching series and more, an Explore God Discussion Group. Restoration will be hosting a few Explore God Discussion groups in our Round Rock area:  Fridays…

A Church on the Move!

RESTORATION COVENANT CHURCH HAS MOVED TO 475 ROUND ROCK WEST #110  A few weeks ago, we shared out of 3John the question, “What is the church?” Is it people? A Pastor? A Place? Or a Purpose? Of course, in measure, it is all these things. But how would we naturally rank them? Traditionally, the church…

Going Viral

I was in an airport terminal recently and noticed something that honestly, I could have seen in any other public space these days… Everyone in the waiting area was using a portable device. I know, this is not big news at all. I confess that I had mine out too. I was listening to music,…

How is Jesus Different?

With so many different religions out there, it’s hard to find the truth.  In some ways, they all seem the same. How is Jesus different? Discover more at www.ExploreGod.com