If you’re around Southland long enough, you’ll hear us talking about The Triangle.
This isn’t in reference to a mystical shape or secret code. The Triangle is nothing more than an effective tool that we use to help individuals know more about where they are strong and where they may be lacking. As a church, these are the three points of emphasis that we want all people who call Southland home to participate in - spiritual growth, biblical community and service. With Jesus, in Community and on Mission.
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But what does that look like? Click on one of the characters below to see what their triangle looks like.
Landon is a great guy. He loves keeping it real with his weekly Life Group of college guys and he serves every week in Children’s Ministry at our Richmond Road campus. But, to be honest, Landon doesn’t spend much time reading the Bible on his own or in prayer. Landon needs a little bump in the area of Personal Growth.
Meet Ashley. She’s one of those people who starts every day with prayer and reading scripture. It’s really admirable. And she’s been serving with the local soup kitchen twice a month for several years now. But Ashley chooses to do life without many friends or accountability. Ashley needs to seek out some Biblical Community through Life Groups.
You’d love Zeke. He’s always the life of the party when he’s hanging out with the guys from his Bible Study. It’s been a stellar opportunity to meet good friends and really dive into scripture. Zeke’s problem? He doesn’t take all the Bible knowledge and apply it through serving. Zeke needs to find an opportunity to serve.
What does your triangle look like? Are you lacking in a certain area? If so, we've put together a few resources below to help you out.
Relentless pursuit of a transforming relationship with God begins with a daily commitment.
YouVersion is both an app and a website that makes scripture easy to navigate and utilizes tools such as reading plans, note taking, linked resources, and multiple translations that will help you become a better student of God’s word. Learn More »
Investing time to read, ponder and apply the words of God spoken through the Bible is critical to growth in this area. When we spend time with God in the pages of scripture, we will hear His voice and, naturally, be challenged to grow. Our staff writes devotionals that supplement and support Southland’s weekend teaching. Sign up for the Daily Devotionals to receive content Monday through Friday of every week. Learn More »
RightNow Media offers dozens of video Bible Studies within one online tool. RightNow Media allows you to engage in a study at your own pace, with some friends or within a large group. By signing up, you’ll be invited into a Bible Study library with limitless opportunities. Learn More »
We've put together some great video series lead by our staff to help you with your pursuit of a transforming relationship with God. Watch »
We were made to do life together.
Some people have Biblical Community and don’t even know it! Joining together with friends to hold one another accountable, study God’s Word and support one another through life’s trials is what Biblical Community might look like.
Does Biblical Community sound good to you but you’re not sure how to get it? We’d love to help! Southland facilitates and launches groups all the time. If you’d like more connection in community and need some assistance in making it happen, give us a call about Life Groups. This is a big place and it’s not always easy. But we’re here to help. Learn More »
Jesus gave his life up for others. He calls us to give, too.
Serving can look different for each of us. Sometimes it's just a willingness to help someone in need the minute we see it. Sometimes it’s about getting your hands dirty or putting some elbow grease into it. It can be inside the walls of our church, in your neighborhood or in your home. But we’re all called to become servants in the world. To know what that might look like for you, stop by Connection Point on a weekend or checkout the connection page. We’d love to sit down and chat with you about what “living life on a mission” means.