The Shelf

A collection of encouragement, connection, and inspiration
The Shelf

7 Insights From Job About Our God

“We don’t simply need facts about God—we need insight into how He works, who He is, and what He’s about.” Pastor Chuck Swindoll

In our online service from April 26, Pastor Chuck defined insight as the ability to see into and even beyond a situation so that one lives a life above his or her circumstances. In our present circumstances, it’s tempting to look around and wonder what God is doing and why. The final chapter of the book of Job gives essential insight to the nature of God and His plans that can help us gain a wise perspective, surrender in humility to our awesome God, and receive His gracious blessings with thanksgiving.

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“Are We There Yet?”

“Are We There Yet?”—Quarantine Encouragement for Your Marriage

As we were quarantining the other day, my wife, Jamie, turned to me and said, “You know, this is like the family road trip that never ends.” How true, how true . . . I instantly went in my mind to the crowded backseat of my parents’ 1981 Ford Fairmont when I was a child, …

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Thank You to the Front Lines

If you are a medical professional or first responder, thank you for the life-saving work that you do on the front lines of this pandemic. Watch this message of gratitude from Pastor Chuck Swindoll, and let us know how we can pray and care for you.

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Update From Our Senior Leadership Team

Please take a few minutes to watch this update from Senior Pastor Chuck Swindoll and Senior Associate Pastors Charlton Hiott and Don McMinn. We pray you’ll be encouraged as you hear how God is moving through our ministries and be inspired to respond as He leads you! As Pastor Chuck says, though we are distant …

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Don’t Tell Them It Will All Be Fine

Parenting Pathway Blog

On our Parenting Pathway blog, Family Ministries Pastor Dave Carl offered a perspective on how believers can view the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to our lives. If you’re a parent who wants to know how to talk to your kids about this crisis, or if you’re working to wrap your own mind around how God is present in the midst of suffering, read Dave’s article today.

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Monday Food Drive Update

Monday Food Drive Thank You

Thank you to everyone who gave to our food and supply drive on Monday, April 20! Because of your generous donations, we had enough items to fill nearly six SUVs! We delivered these donations to our community partners that serve our neighbors in need, including Feed My Sheep food pantry in Little Elm, Frisco FastPacs, …

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Connect With Our Church Family

Connect with our Church Family

You may be wondering—How can I stay up-to-date with what’s going on around Stonebriar? That’s a great question, and we have your answer! There are a lot of great things going on that you won’t want to miss, like online groups and events, insights and resources for your daily life, ways to share God’s love, …

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