There are many ideas about what a church should be like. Sometimes church structures become so complicated that the essence of the New Testament pattern is obscured. At Oakwood Church, we want to put our best efforts into the core essentials of what a church should be doing. So when you attend a Sunday service you will experience personal prayer, expository preaching from an open Bible, music geared toward participation, and encouraging Christian fellowship. And throughout the week you’ll find opportunities to learn, connect, serve, and reach out.
We are intentionally simple. We welcome you to experience this with us.
Pastor David Sheppard
(Beginning the week of September 12, 2021)
First Principles is a discipleship process designed to establish believers in the faith. Ephesians 4:14 tells us this is necessary to avoid being “blown here and there by every wind of teaching.” Every Christian needs to be firmly rooted in the truths of God’s Word.
Each week for seven weeks, we’ll look at six key elements – First Principles – of the Bible and the Christian life. There’s homework, opportunities for questions and discussion, and a weekly examination of the Bible’s teaching.
Through the First Principles, we hope to establish a culture of connection, communication, and the careful interpretation of God’s Word. This will help us grow toward maturity and prepare us to share the gospel with others.
To learn more or sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org.