Trinity Small Groups Connect You To Life-Giving Community

Trinity Small Groups Connect You To Life-Giving Community When you choose to participate in a Small Group you have the opportunity to make new friends and deepen your relationship with Christ. Whether you are a guest, a new member, or you have been here a long time, being part of a small group is a […]

Trinity’s Online Ministry Helps Grow Disciples

Our new online ministry, called “Faith Collective,” is growing and contributing to our mission. For instance, this week we will tape four new videos by Nancy Abbott, the chaplain for the YMCA of Greater San Antonio on the topic of Prayer: 1. God, I Want to Pray, But Need Help! (I really do want to […]

Trinity’s 4th Campus: FaithCollective.org

The roads the Romans built over two-thousand years ago enabled the news of Christ’s teachings to spread across the known world. Today the internet lets us spread the gospel in much the same way. Faith Collective is an interactive video-enhanced online resource for individuals to connect and grow in their relationship with Christ and with […]

What Does “Fellowship” Have to Do with the Work of the Church?

One Sabbath day, Jesus went to the synagogue in his hometown and when given the scroll containing the words of Isaiah, Jesus turned to the 61st chapter and read: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for he has appointed me to preach Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim […]

Volunteerism at Trinity Flows Out of Faith in Christ

It is common to hear someone from a non-profit organization talk about having “volunteers” and it recently stuck me that we do not talk enough about the differences between being a volunteer, and the ministry that each of us are called to when we choose to follow Christ. Of course, in both cases an individual […]

Discipleship and the Technology of the Day

When we talk about “new technology” in any given time period, we may be referring to methods as simple as language or stone tools, or more complex developments such as the information technology that has emerged since the 1980s. There has always been a new “technology of the day” and, as followers of Christ, when […]

Lessons Stirred by International Travel

While traveling with our group through Israel and Jordan, I was reminded of how quickly new acquaintances can become friends. As a group of 26 people, some who had never met each other prior to the trip, we cared for each other in numerous ways as we shared snacks, jackets and even medications as needed. […]

Why Our Church Should Have a Ministry to Widows

“Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.” (James 1:27) Currently on Thomas S. Rainer’s blog is a post entitled, “Seven Reasons Why Your Church Should Have a Ministry to Widows”. In this brief article Rainer makes […]

Do You Need an Attitude Change?

A lot of research has been done on how our culture feels about aging, but some of the newest research is looking more specifically at how our individual attitudes about aging can impact our personal health. For instance, you can easily go online and find articles such as: “Older People Become What They Think” (Stanford […]

Listening Is No Small Gift

In any important relationship, the ability to truly listen to the other person is a requirement if the relationship is going to move forward. You might say, listening is a required “love language”. Listening attentively, or what Roland Larson and others call “active listening”, shows that you care. Unfortunately, active listening is not something that […]