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Summer at Second for Kids!

This summer, Second will offer a variety of events for children to enjoy, including opportunities to get outside, participate in fun programs, and enjoy fellowship with other families. More »


Holiday Service Opportunities

We've compiled a list of ways to serve our city through our ministry partners this holiday season. The full list is available here. The first opportunity begins Sunday, November 18 with a way to express love and care for local foster children by partnering with the Memphis Family Connection... More »


The Jesus Gospel (Part 2)

By George Robertson

The primary offense of “The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel” is its approach to racism. In a blog post leading up to the release of the Statement, MacArthur said the following: More »


The Jesus Gospel

By George Robertson

A high-ranking political friend of mine is fond of saying, “All politics is local.” He meant he was committed to his local constituency first. He tried not to make his political decisions based on his party or a broader national agenda; he tried to do what was best for the people who elected... More »


A Word from George Robertson About Upcoming “Vision Sundays’’

By George Robertson

Over the next three Sundays, starting August 12, I am going to unpack what I believe is The Mission of Second. As I have gotten to know our church and our city over the past year, I think the Lord has particularly equipped us to fulfill the universal mission of the Church of Jesus Christ... More »


What Makes a Unified Church, Part 2

By George Robertson

What Makes A Unified Church, Part 2 Core, Convictions, and Commitments By: George Robertson   In a previous post, I talked about the three major components of a unified church. Especially regarding truth and purpose, it’s important to make a few distinctions between what we referred... More »


Enough!

By George Robertson

Enough! Becoming Co-belligerents for the Good of the City By: George Robertson   Micah 6:8 He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.   In January 1956, Martin Luther King... More »


Three Things Billy Graham Taught Me

By George Robertson

Long before anyone in my family was serious about following Christ, we watched Billy Graham Crusades on television. Given the liberal theological church I was in at the time, I was fascinated by the response to his invitation after a simple sermon about the cross of Christ. More »


What Makes a Unified Church?

By George Robertson

Our study of Acts during Sunday worship has yielded many observations about the early church. Recently, we observed that the church is meant to be a refuge for Christ’s disciples. In order to be a refuge, the church must be unified. In the same way division in a home makes for unrest for those... More »


Responding to Recent Tragedies

By Sandy Willson

This week’s events in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and Dallas have, once again, broken our hearts, frayed our nerves, and challenged our faith. We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the families and friends of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the five murdered police officers in Dallas. More »


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