A How can I connect with you on social media? The best way to connect with us via social media is to follow our Facebook page. Be sure to check in there to watch our services live and be kept up to date on special events and services.
A How can I financially support the ministry of Big Woods Bible Church? You can give to Big Woods in the following ways: -In person at our Sunday worship service (currently receiving offerings at boxes located at each of the auditorium exit doors. Envelopes are provided at each box for your convenience). -By mail either[…]
A How can I view services online? Live services can be viewed weekly from our Facebook page on Sundays at 9:00 AM or from our livestream web page. Click here to view past sermons.
A How do I become a member of Big Woods Bible Church? We recommend everyone attend the “Get-a-Grip” membership class as a starting point where you can learn about our doctrine, history, as well as learn the importance of your commitment to the Lord, His Word, and the local church. We encourage people to be[…]
A When do you observe the Lord’s Supper? At Big Woods, we commemorate the Lord’s Supper each third Sunday of the month. Acts 20:7 says, “On the first day of the week we came together to break bread.’ Jesus didn’t prescribe how often we were to take Communion/The Lord’s Supper, He just said that we[…]
A If I was baptized (by immersion) in another church of like faith, do I have to be baptized again to get connected as a member of Big Woods? No, you do not need to be baptized again if you have already been baptized by immersion as an outward demonstration of your faith in Jesus[…]
A Do I have to be baptized by immersion to become a member of Big Woods? Baptism by immersion is one of the requirements for membership at Big Woods. This can be done either at one of our baptism services, or can be something that you had done at a church of like faith. It’s[…]
A Why does Big Woods teach and practice baptism by immersion? We teach and practice baptism by immersion because we believe this is what Jesus commands (Matthew 28:18-20). Baptism pictures three realities to be a scriptural baptism: death, burial, and resurrection. Baptism through immersion clearly identifies these three elements, and is how a believer publicly[…]
A Does Big Woods support missions? Big Woods currently directly supports six different missions works around the world. We also support the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) Cooperative Program which supports missions works around the world. For more information about our missionaries and what you can do to support them, click here.
A What does Big Woods believe about marriage? As a scriptural matter, all those who are connected as members, or voluntarily serve in any capacity, are deemed to acknowledge that, “marriage is the uniting of one biological man and one biological woman in covenant commit for a lifetime. It is God’s unique gift to reveal[…]
A What role do women have at Big Woods? Big Woods wouldn’t have a ministry without women. We thank God for the dozens of godly women who serve in our ministry. There are many opportunities for women to serve here. We have a number of women who lead ministries. In obedience to God’s Word, they[…]
A What is the difference between and elder and a deacon? Biblically, elders are to “direct the affairs of the church” and serve as the spiritual overseers. (I Timothy 5:17; Acts 20:17-21; I Peter 5:1-4). Deacons are “servants” (literally the meaning of the word – I Timothy 3:8-10) who have the responsibility for serving the[…]
A Who leads at Big Woods? Under the headship of Christ, our church is led by pastors and elders who direct the affairs of the church in accordance with the Word of God (Ephesians 4:11-16). Responsibilities are delegated to staff members, deacons, and church members under the oversight of the elders.
A Preaching also seems to be pretty important at Big Woods. Why is that? The Apostle Paul wrote to the Corinthian church and told them that it was through “the foolishness of preaching” that God chose to save people (I Corinthians 1:21). At Big Woods, preaching is the most important aspect of our worship service. […]
A The Bible seems to be a big deal at Big Woods. Why is that? We believe the Bible is inspired by God, without error, and that the Word of God is the ultimate and final authority and our source for truth (II Timothy 3:16-17). For more about how we view the Bible, visit the[…]
A What if I’m not even sure if I believe in God? Then you are more than welcome at Big Woods Bible Church! We want you to come, feel welcome, and ask questions! Finally, we want to walk through those questions alongside you. Please feel free to contact us here, and we would love to[…]
A Will you ask me for money? If you are new to Big Woods, please don’t feel obligated to give. People will never be pressured to give money here, but members and regular attenders at Big Woods give as an act of worship to God and to support the ministry of the local and global[…]
A What is available for teens? On Sunday mornings, we encourage teens to join their parents in the main worship service. During Sunday School, teens have their own classes to attend with their peers. Teens gather during the week for our Navigate Youth Ministry, which focuses on biblical teaching, discipleship, and just building relationships. Throughout[…]
A What is available for kids? Our elementary age kids are always welcome into our worship service and will have an opportunity to hear a Children’s message each Sunday, then can go to Children’s Church. A nursery is available for infants through age 3. Kid’s have their own secure wing of the building where they[…]
A Do you have coffee/refreshments at your services? Yes! There’s always plenty of hot coffee, tea, hot chocolate in our lobby on Sunday mornings. We even have decaf if that’s your cup of Joe.