The Blog

The Joy of the Church

There is something special about a community of faith, a church family. There is an unmatched joy in celebrating Christ and new life together in a community. In fact, many of the moments in my life that I remember the most were moments that happened together in my...

Why I Got Baptized

My name is John Jeffers, and I chose to be baptized at Stone Oak Bible Church approximately a year and a half ago. And for those who know me, you also know that I no youngster; either chronologically or spiritually. Jesus become my Lord and savior during my 2nd year...

Read Scripture

One of the greatest passions of our church is to help each of us spend more time in God’s Word. The motivation for this passion is not one of legalism, or guilt, or traditionalism. Instead, our motivation is that we believe that God has made himself known. God...

The Unquenchable Flame

2017 is the 500th anniversary of the Reformation! I know that you can hardly contain your excitement… Right?!? I know that the term “Reformation” can a loaded term for many Christians today. For some, it is a positive term that is celebrated. We...

The Will of God?

What is the will of God in my life?  How do I know how to find it? When I hear these questions, I instantly visualize several of my old pastors.  They would draw a circle and place a dot in the center.  Then while pointing to the small dot in the center, they would...

“Expository” Preaching

Throughout history, God has chosen to use men and women to communicate his message. Whether through prophets or through preachers, God’s message has been entrusted to God’s messengers to proclaim. Christian preaching has been a foundational part of the New Testament...

Praying the Bible

So here is the good news: 55% of Americans say that they pray everyday. Along with that statistic, 79% of evangelical Christians claim that they pray daily.  Honestly, in the midst of the steady secularization that most of our communities are experiencing, this number...