The Shelf

A collection of encouragement, connection, and inspiration
The Shelf

Visitation Ministry

Did you know you can easily request a pastoral visit on our website? The staff and volunteers from our Visitation Ministry love to visit and encourage those who are hospitalized, homebound, or in long-term care facilities. To learn more and submit a request, go to stonebriar.org/requestvisit.

God Chose David to Be King

Early Childhood Sunday Praise Pack

Virtual Clubhouse Video Bible Story Summary God told Samuel to go to Bethlehem to choose who would be king after Saul. Samuel thought each of Jesse’s seven oldest sons would make a fine king. God told Samuel that he saw what a person looks like, but God sees what a person thinks and feels. God …

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Saul Sinned and Was Rejected

Early Childhood Sunday Praise Pack

Virtual Clubhouse Video Bible Story Summary The Philistines came to fight against Israel, and King Saul gathered an army to fight. The Philistine army had more soldiers and horses, and the Israelites were afraid. Saul made an offering to God, but that was a job only Samuel the priest could do. Samuel told Saul that …

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Food Drive This Monday

Weekly Food Drive

Giving to our food drive is so easy, you don’t even have to get out of your car in the Texas heat! Just pull up to the covered drive outside Building B, and we’ll collect your donations from the trunk or backseat. Pick up a few of the items below, come see us on Monday …

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Trust in God’s Power

“The key to courageous spiritual commitment is learning to trust in God’s power.” Bill Butterworth Many thanks to our friend Bill Butterworth for being our guest at the pulpit this summer. Watch Bill’s full miniseries on demand at stonebriar.org/watch, and tune in to our traditional service this Sunday to hear from our next guest, Dr. …

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God Made Saul King

Early Childhood Sunday Praise Pack

Virtual Clubhouse Video Bible Story Summary The leader of the Ammonites had a message for God’s people: If no one tried to stop him, God’s people would be his servants. Saul gathered an army to rescue God’s people. When the enemy saw Saul’s army, they ran away. The Israelites praised God and made Saul their …

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One Week Until the Brisket Showdown

What’s your favorite barbecue side? If you love to chow down, don’t miss our Brisket Showdown on July 29! This unforgettable date night includes a catered barbecue dinner with delicious brisket, signature sides, and a whole mess of cobbler, plus entertainment! The big day is just one week away, and we still have a few …

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Those Who Are Sent

“That is how God’s work gets accomplished—it’s accomplished through the sending of His people.” Elder Rhome van Dyck Listen to Rhome’s full message from last Sunday at stonebriar.org/watch, and join us for part two this Sunday at 9 a.m. in our contemporary service.

Make Me an Instrument

“Make me an instrument of Your peace: Where there’s discouragement, let me bring hope. Where there is darkness, let me bring Your light, And where there’s sadness, let me bring joy.” St. Francis of Assisi Enjoy more beautiful worship in song at stonebriar.org/watch.