Bulletin (February 25, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Thanks for joining us on this special day! Make yourself at home, grab a cup of coffee, and be encouraged as you seek to follow Jesus. It’s my privilege to host today’s guest speaker, Pastor Shawn Thornton. Shawn accepted the call to become Bible Center’s 4th … [Read more...]

Bulletin (February 18, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Thanks for spending your Sunday morning with us! I trust you’ll make yourself at home, grab a cup of coffee, and take another step in your spiritual journey. It’s my privilege to host today’s guest speaker, Dr. Eric Mounts. Eric was raised in Springfield, Ohio … [Read more...]

Gifted to Lead: The Art of Leading as a Woman in the Church

This Week's Recommended Book February 11, 2018 - Sermon Series: Loving Like Jesus Sermon: Women Matter Book: Gifted to Lead: The Art of Leading as a Woman in the Church by Nancy Beach   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (February 11, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, On behalf of our pastors and staff, thank you for spending your Sunday morning with us! Today we’ll enjoy communion, a time when we offer small cups of bread and juice and invite all Christians to eat and drink together. (If you’re new to Bible Center, don’t w … [Read more...]

How to Really Love Your Child

This Week's Recommended Book February 4, 2018 - Sermon Series: Loving Like Jesus Sermon: Children Are Welcome Book: How to Really Love Your Child by D. Ross Campbell   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (February 4, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, I’m thrilled for today’s special celebration of Bible Center School! Since 1981, BCS has played a major role in assisting parents with the education of their children. BCS graduates have gone on to succeed at the highest levels of academia, and hundreds are now s … [Read more...]

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

This Week's Recommended Book January 28, 2018 - Sermon Series: Living Like Jesus Sermon: The Cost of Being (or Not Being) All In Book: All In: You Are One Decision Away From a Totally Different Life by Mark Batterson   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (January 28, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome! Thanks for spending your Sunday morning with us. You’ll want to mark your calendars for each Sunday in February. Consider inviting a friend to Sunday breakfast or lunch, and bringing them with you to a service. February 4 – We’ll launch our new serie … [Read more...]

Sermon Series | Loving Like Jesus

February/March Sermon Series What if Jesus lived in Charleston... How would He value children? What respect would He show to women? Why would those struggling with sickness find Him healing and those struggling with poverty find Him helpful? In what restaurants would He eat, and with what … [Read more...]

Gaining by Losing

This Week's Recommended Book January 21, 2018 - Sermon Series: Living Like Jesus Sermon: Three Things We Lose and Gain When We Follow Jesus Book: Gaining By Losing: Why the Future Belongs to Churches that Send by J. D. Greear   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (January 21, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to Bible Center! I’m thankful you’ve chosen to spend your Sunday morning with us. Make yourself at home! Spring is still 57 days away... Have the winter blues clouded your thinking? Has your mood fluctuated with the thermometer? According to Psy … [Read more...]

Don’t Waste Your Life

This Week's Recommended Book January 14, 2018 - Sermon Series: Living Like Jesus Sermon: Don't Waste Your Life Book: Don't Waste Your Life by John Piper   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (January 14, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Thanks for spending your Sunday morning with us! Please make yourself at home. If we haven’t yet met, I hope we can meet after the service out in the lobby. This past Monday was a special day for global Christianity. Sixty-one years ago, on January 8, 1956, t … [Read more...]

When Helping Hurts

This Week's Recommended Book January 7, 2018 - Sermon Series: Living Like Jesus Sermon: Jesus' Vision for Charleston Book: When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor and Yourself by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (January 7, 2018)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Welcome to 2018! I’m glad you’ve chosen to spend this Sunday with us. This year the world anticipates: The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang; Prince Harry’s marriage to Meghan Markle; the birth of Prince William and Duchess Catherine’s third child; the “Frozen” B … [Read more...]

Bulletin (December 31, 2017)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Next year will be an electrifying year for our church and city! By God’s grace, we will continue growing. Our mission isn’t just to be maturing followers of Jesus, but to produce more maturing followers of Jesus. We want to be a church Charleston can’t live witho … [Read more...]

Sermon Series | Living Like Jesus

January Sermon Series Do you know anyone who is All In? Maybe an athlete who is totally committed to the team? Perhaps a student who is dedicated to graduating on time? Maybe a sports fan who enjoys the rush of being #ALLIN? Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond to invest in … [Read more...]

The Legend of the Candy Cane

This Week's Recommended Book December 24, 2017 - Sermon Series: The Songs of Christmas Sermon: The Angels' Song of Peace Book: The Legend of the Candy Cane by Lori Walburg (Christmas Eve Children's Story)     … [Read more...]

Bulletin (December 24, 2017)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, I’m so glad you’ve joined us for this year’s Christmas Eve celebration! The staff and I hope the service, from start to finish, points you to Jesus and adds to your joy. Let me encourage you to take it all in... We’ll begin with a few Christmas carols, foll … [Read more...]

A Time for Confidence: Trusting God in a Post-Christian Society

This Week's Recommended Book December 17, 2017 - Sermon Series: The Songs of Christmas Sermon: Christmas Makes Us Confident Book: A Time for Confidence: Trusting God in a Post-Christian Society by Stephen J. Nichols     … [Read more...]

Bulletin (December 17, 2017)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, Thanks for spending your Sunday morning with us! On behalf of our pastors and staff, it’s great having you here! Would you describe yourself as a confident person? Are you confident in your faith, in your abilities, in your value? Psychology T … [Read more...]

Bulletin (December 10, 2017)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, We have a small gift for you! The staff and I have put together a Christmas devotional booklet as a way to help you better enjoy the holidays – Advent at Bible Center: Preparing our hearts for Christmas. Pick up your free copy today in the Gathering Space, v … [Read more...]

Advent: Preparing Our Hearts for Christmas

This Week's Recommended Book December 3, 2017 - Sermon Series: The Songs of Christmas Sermon: Mary's Song of Praise Book: Advent at Bible Center: Preparing Our Hearts for Christmas Also available on our App.   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (December 3, 2017)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, I’m so glad you’re here! Please make yourself at home by grabbing a cup of coffee, relaxing by the fireplace, or simply resting in your chair to take it all in. More than any other time of the year, Christmas is a season for music. Whether you prefer Pen … [Read more...]

Sermon Series | Songs of Christmas

December Sermon Series Christmas is a time for music! Whether you prefer Pentatonix, Michael Buble, George Frideric Handel, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, or Gwen Stefani... Christmas songs will fill your offices, your favorite stores, your supermarkets, and your radio stations. For a … [Read more...]

Where is God When it Hurts

This Week's Recommended Book November 26, 2017 - Sermon Series: Not Alone Sermon: God's Presence Changes Everything Book: Where is God When it Hurts by Phillip Yancey   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (November 26, 2017)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, The month of December is scheduled for delivery this Friday! I look forward to enjoying the Christmas season with you.The month of December is scheduled for delivery this Friday! I look forward to enjoying the Christmas season with you. Have you already hung … [Read more...]

Made Well: Finding Wholeness in the Everyday Sacred Moments

This Week's Recommended Book November 19, 2017 - Sermon Series: Not Alone Sermon: Being Thankful for the Past Book: Made Well: Finding Wholeness in the Everyday Sacred Moments by Jenny Simmons   … [Read more...]

Bulletin (November 19, 2017)

Pastor's Letter Dear Friends, I’m so glad you’ve chosen to spend this special Sunday with us! May God comfort your heart this Thanksgiving season. It’s our joy to host Jenny Simmons again! Jenny is a dynamic storyteller and encourager who uniquely sees God at work in the world around her. … [Read more...]

Becoming Home: Adoption, Foster Care & Mentoring

This Week's Recommended Book November 12, 2017 - Sermon Series: Not Alone Sermon: Accepting Broken People Book: Becoming Home: Adoption, Foster Care & Mentoring by Jedd Medefind (Barna Group)   … [Read more...]