Ministry Spotlight

Beyond the Bulletin

What our ministries are doing and why it's important for you to know

An Investment Opportunity

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. (Matthew 6:19-21) There are »

Discipling Your Children with Awana

An exciting year approaches as we come alongside parents who are discipling their children to know, love, and serve our Lord Jesus Christ. Awana is an international ministry that assists churches in reaching children with the gospel of Jesus Christ, with a strong emphasis on memorizing the Word of God. Each week at an Awana club meeting, children share memorized »

Family Reading List - Summer 2017

As the school year comes to an end, your children were probably sent home with a summer reading list intended to keep their reading level up to par and in full readiness for their next grade level. Well, we've compiled a Family Summer Reading List to keep your family in sync and grounded during a long crazy summer. Toddlers & »

Refugee Outreach Team

He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the sojourner, giving him food and clothing. Love the sojourner, therefore, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt. (Deuteronomy 10:18-19) Imagine you had to flee your country because you and your family were in real danger. You are resettled in a new country but you don’ »

Welcome Center Ministry

It’s hard to be new. I once joined a gym (yes, it's true!) and I remember walking around and looking at all the equipment and having no real idea of where to begin or what to do. There were others there who appeared to know what they were doing and they appeared to know each other too for they »

There Is Hope In Croatia

This past month ABEFC had the opportunity to take a team of 11 students and 3 adults on a short-term missions trip to Croatia to assist a number of churches in running a 1-week festival called Ima Nade (“There is Hope”) in Cakovec, Croatia. As a nation, Croatia is a spiritually dark place. While the Roman Catholic Church still plays »

Children's Ministry

“You may speak but a word to a child, and in that child may be slumbering a noble heart which shall stir the Christian Church in the years to come.” (Charles Spurgeon) Our Mission: Spurgeon’s quote captures the very mission of our Children’s Ministry here at Austin Bluffs. Our goal is to help parents prepare the hearts of »

Life Group Ministry

The Life Group ministry at Austin Bluffs is an extremely important ministry in the life of our church. Through example and exhortation, a constant thread woven throughout the New Testament is the importance of community in the walk of the believer. God intends for our Christian journey to be one in which we walk together, helping each other along as »