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Blog Archives: January 2015

Spiritual Growth Through Friendships

January 20, 2015
Benjie Slaton
At the Last Supper, Jesus gave the disciples a final set of instructions before the cross. His message was simple, “love one another as I have loved you … no longer do I call you servants … I call you friends.” Jesus has called us his friends. This is one remarkable result of his great and sacrificial love for us. And, since we are friends of God, it only makes sense that our friendships with one another would be deeply affected. At Redeemer, we desire to make friendships a core part of what it means to be a Christian. We experience ...

Communicants Class!

January 20, 2015
Lizette Crosson
Our Communicants Class is THIS coming Saturday, January 24th! The Communicants Class if for any child that has maybe been asking some questions about their faith, communion, what it means to come to church...any questions like these.  It is a time where we go over what it means to be a part of our church and the questions that they would be asked if they want to become a communing member.  We go over each of the 5 questions and what they mean.  It is a really sweet and awesome time to talk about our Savior, what he has done for us and what ...

Spiritual Formation

January 16, 2015
Benjie Slaton
Last week, I was sitting over lunch with a man who simply said, “I just really want to grow.” "Don’t we all,” I thought. I want to grow up, grow in maturity, grow to become more like Jesus. I imagine you desire that as well. Eugene Peterson writes that “spiritual formation is not something we master.” Instead, spiritual formation is the way we approach all of life. We see God at work shaping our minds, hearts, and actions to look more like Jesus. If you long for more, Redeemer’s Spiritual Formation classes are for you. You may ...

Let's Welcome Anna!

January 09, 2015
Janessa Sullivan
We are pleased to announce that Redeemer member, Anna Schuler, has joined the staff to serve as our part-time Assistant Administrator. Anna will be the friendly voice answering our phones and working at the front desk in the office. In addition, Anna will be assisting the pastors and staff, handling the many daily office tasks necessary to keep our church office running smoothly and printing the Sunday bulletins.   Anna is married to Nathan and they have been attending Redeemer since they moved to San Antonio last summer. They joined ...