Archive for January 2019

Seriously Happy

Most of us are serious about our happiness … after all, the “pursuit of happiness” is as American as apple pie. However, how many of us are “seriously happy?” Often times we pursue a happiness that is purely circumstantial, seasonal and often superficial. Recently, I read where some fans of the New Orleans Saints were…

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Tiger Creek School Mentoring

Vision: Spend quality time “one on one” with an elementary school student to have a positive impact on learning, life, and purpose. Volunteer: One hour every week or every other week at Tiger Creek School.  The administration will work to match your availability and provide a place to meet.  They will provide mentor training for you.

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Foster Parents’ Night Out

Vision: To bring joy and purpose to the foster care community.  This organization gives support to local foster parents as they have stepped up and opened their homes and lives to these children who have been displaced for various reasons. Volunteer: We sponsor two “Foster Parents’ Night Out” (Fall/Spring) so foster parents can go out on…

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Christ’s Chapel Care & Share Mission

Vision: Christ’s Chapel Care and Share Mission provides food, clothing, and household items to needy families in Catoosa County. Volunteer (open to any and all volunteer hours): Assisting in loading and unloading of donated items.  Helping rotate stock of food and clothing. Assisting administration in routine task or assignments.

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Habitat for Humanity of Catoosa County

Vision: Habitat For Humanity targets building one to two homes every year for a deserving family.  They also have a repair program designed to help elderly, single parents or handicapped families with repair projects around current homes.  Volunteer (individual or Small Groups): –   Assist in construction work. Assist with painting needs. Assist with yard prep…

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Tiger Creek School Volunteering

Vision: Volunteer at Tiger Creek Elementary School to enhance learning by assisting and supporting teachers and school administration. Volunteer Opportunites: – Assisting in the classroom to allow the teachers more time to spend with the students “one on one” and teaching.  You will help by doing various tasks and help monitor the students in class. Reading…

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The Season WE Are In

This past weekend at RBCC we talked about the idea that God places (or permits) His children to live in seasons. These seasons are not dictated by the calendar or the clock but rather ordained by God in His sovereignty (see Ecclesiastes 3:11). Usually we tend to look at “seasons” through a strictly personal lens…

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Starting 2019 Part 3: The Year of 59

{This is part 3 in a series of posts about how we want to start 2019 at Rock Bridge.} There are 59 “one another” commands in the New Testament! Practically, that means there are 59 instances where the Bible tells us how to treat and relate to one another. It also means that you cannot…

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Starting 2019 Part 2: Prayer

In this series of blog posts, we are covering how we might say at the end of 2019 that we at Rock Bridge like King David before us “served the purposes of God” (Acts 13:36). In the military, orders and directives frequently started with the “BLUF” or the “bottom line up front.” Let me start…

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