Earthly adoption is a beautiful picture of the gospel and it points to the greater adoption that Christ has offered all who call upon his name. ...Keep Reading
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In today's video for Providence Students, Josh explores what it looks like to trust God moment by moment. By looking at Exodus 16, and sharing some principles from counselor Ed Welch, this resource explains how to trust God in the midst of fear and how to think about tomorrow. ...
This fall, as we walk through the Hall of Faith together, we invite you to join us in memorizing Hebrews 11. Over the next 11 weeks, our challenge is to memorize all 40 verses of this chapter. Our staff has compiled several tools and resources to help you rise to the challenge!...
Why do we pray "in Jesus' name"? Maybe it’s important to ask ourselves, do we know what this phrase really means? Do we fully understand the meaning and power of these words? Do we think that God will hear us better if we say that we come to him in Jesus’ name?...
This trip not only fueled and stirred my affections for God and missions, but having the Providence church body commission us the Sunday before we left was a moment I will never forget. Being obedient to the call of missions embedded me even further into the heartbeat of Providence because I was a member who was sent....
The term “sound doctrine” is a term that I have always associated with people who know more than me. I thought pastors, seminary students, or biblical scholars dealt with doctrine. It never occurred to me that doctrine was something I should be concerned about. It was always over my head and above my pay grade....Keep Reading
On Father’s Day, we looked at God’s word for Fathers and came away with three charges: Fathers are to pursue Christ, honor their wives, and train up their children....Keep Reading
Our student ministry recently experienced FOCUS, a meaningful weekend devoted to worshipping God, studying the Word, and encouraging one another as we follow Christ together. Like any large event, countless hours are spent planning, preparing, and praying over each detail. Josh and Stephanie Stewart poured themselves fully into orchestrating every aspect, serving the kids,...Keep Reading
Last year we had the honor of hosting a conference for refugees seeking asylum in western Turkey. We had the privilege of sharing, worshiping, and praying with the almost 300 refugees who attended. We also had the honor of leading 20 to 30 refugee kids in a separate time of teaching and worship. In addition to seeing several people make first-time commitments to Christ, ma...Keep Reading
Suffering comes in many forms, some physical and some spiritual. At times, it is more intense than others, but according to James, all our suffering as believers is to be related to in the same way - with pure joy and gratitude....Keep Reading
Community is so much more important to us now because we can remember times that we didn’t have it. Our Community Group has not only become our dear friends, but also people who remind me of the truth of God when I most need it....Keep Reading
The Trails Church - Planting Fall 2018 WHAT IS THE TRAILS CHURCH? The Trails Church is a new church plant, launching this fall in Celina, TX. This will be the third church planted in the 13-year history of Providence Church, joining Christ Redeemer Church (formerly Imago Dei Church) in McKinney, TX and Veritas Fellowship in Fayetteville, NC as churches who have carri...Keep Reading
Each year, our staff puts together a short list of our favorite books of the year. Not all of these books were released this year; in fact, many of them are a few years (or centuries) old, but we read them this year....Keep Reading
“Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” provides numerous reasons to worship God. We can see these reasons by looking at what the song says about Jesus and what He gives us....Keep Reading