When thoughtful people come to the claims of Christianity, they are going to ask questions like...
“Why is there evil and suffering?”
“What about all the contradictions in the Bible?”
“How can Jesus be the only way to God?”
“Isn't Christianity just a psychological crutch?”
Others express their doubts in more staggering statements like…
“You believe in Jesus Christ because your parents did. Your faith is not authentic; it’s inherited.”
We would certainly concede this point. Not every one who claims the name of Christ is a genuine follower of Him.
Many academics express their concerns with Christianity as well:
It’s needful for believers to wrestle with the questions that skeptics ask. This church is a safe place. Not only do we welcome you who have questions about Christianity, but we expect you to be here!
We’re willing to enter your worldview and share with you our Biblical worldview. Christianity stands or falls on the person and work of Jesus Christ. The options as to who Jesus is and what Jesus did can basically be reduced to four.
It does little good for Christians only to talk about their beliefs with other Christians or for skeptics to only talk about their beliefs with other skeptics. Let’s begin a conversation together. We look forward to meeting you and forming a friendship.
At Faith Family, we understand the challenges of military members and families. Being separated from relatives and friends, coupled with the demands of military duty, can take its toll. We respect your struggles and want to go through life with you.
Have you ever had any well-intentioned friends ask you…“When…?,” “How long…?” or “What next…?,” and all you can honestly say is, “I don’t know for sure”?
Military wives have a unique calling with unique challenges, as do their children. Some avoid long-term plans because they can’t tell how long they’ll live in one place or where they’ll be stationed next. Any plans they do make, though, come with an unspoken understanding: “military-willing.” Faith Family would like to add to that “God-willing.”
One military wife said,
"As a Navy brat, I lived in 11 houses by the time I was 11. As an Army wife, I watched my husband bounce around among five duty stations during his first five years in the service. I’ve had to give up control, sometimes reluctantly, and sometimes joyfully, knowing that God sees over our path."
Dear friend, you are not stationed at Ft. Campbell by accident. An all-knowing, all-wise God has been directing your life. Join us and begin to discover more about God's divine stationings in your life.
An adoption culture runs throughout our church. On any given Sunday, you will find families who are involved in foster care, others who are adopting internationally, and others who have been adopted themselves. Come to our worship services and meet an orphan. You will never be same.
Our Pastor and his wife are currently adopting internationally and have expressed clearly why they’re adopting and why this adoptive culture runs throughout our church.
Check it out below…
We’re thrilled to begin our adoption journey. When we told our daughter Everly that we were adopting she immediately said, “I want a sister” (she already has two brothers…we feel her pain). Our son Weston wanted to “trade in” his little brother for a Korean. We told him it didn’t work like that.
Many people ask, “What makes you want to adopt?” Here’s why:
1. We are motivated by Theology, not Biology.
Most people assume infertility as the reason for adoption. We didn’t know if we could have biological children because Sarah had leukemia when she was a child. The doctors had warned her that the treatment may affect whether she could have children. We always knew this and kept adoption “on the back burner.” Fast forward 7.5 years and we have three amazing biological children.
Biology is not our motivation–theology is. We are adopting because we were adopted. Spiritually, God adopted us and brought us into his family…not because we were good, but because He is gracious. We had nothing to offer…nothing to bring to the table–and He still said, “I’ll make you my child (Romans 8:15; Galatians 4:5; Ephesians 1:5).” God’s an adoptive Father.
2. We are motivated by the Global Orphan Crisis.
There are 153 million orphans in the world. If orphans were a country, they would be the ninth largest. Many of these kids end up “aging out” of the system. 60% of the girls who age out become prostitutes. 70% of the boys become hardened criminals.
We can turn our head, plug our ears, and walk away, but that doesn’t change reality. Life can quickly become very indulgent and very narrow. The global orphan crisis bothers us because it bothers our heavenly Father.
3. We are motivated by Exposure.
We met orphans…and it changed us! We have close friends who have adopted internationally from the Congo, others from South Korea, others who are providing transitional foster care, and others who adopted domestically. We have family members and friends who have helped to start orphanages in the Philippines and in Cambodia.
My wife has been exposed to orphans from a young age. I did not have that exposure until the last couple of years. I thought I was a pretty spiritual person. I could name famous pastors and theologians and had the privilege of meeting a few them. I could name all types of theology books, but I could not name an orphan. That bothered me!
God has a plan to care for orphans–it’s called His people. When we deserved to be left lying in our sin–God came and adopted us.