I Quit

Dear World, I’ve had enough. You have, too, whether you’ve realized it yet or not. I believed a lie. It’s a lie that had me going all-in on more that you taught me I had to do. I had to win. That was important. So that meant I had to

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Did You Know…

Not too long ago, OneLife was a brand new church. If you were involved, you knew pretty much everything there is to know about the church. But now we’ve grown to a place that you may not know all the stories of what goes on or all the awesome opportunities.

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3 Reasons You CAN’T Miss OneLife Tomorrow

I’m not an over-the-top-hype kind of guy. But I am SUPER excited about getting together with all the crazy OneLifers tomorrow at both campuses across our city. Here are three reasons why you CAN’T miss it! 1. It’s MOTHER’S DAY! We always do a little something special for our mothers,

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OneLife Just Wants Your Money

That is one of the biggest criticisms we have always tried to avoid: the appearance of only wanting people’s money. But for some, there’s simply no avoiding it. I completely understand why. Late one night I wasn’t able to sleep and made the mistake of turning on the TV. I

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Easter Stories From Our Church Plants

OneLife wasn’t the only place celebrating this past Sunday as a result of Easter! Over the past five years, we’ve had the opportunity to play a role in three new church plants across our city in South Knoxville, Downtown, and Clinton. I asked their pastors to share how the day

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Easter 2015

Easter Reflections

Today was our sixth Easter since starting OneLife five years ago. Things have changed like crazy in the five years since we had our first one. But one thing remains the same – God uses Easter every single time to reach the unreachable! Here are some quick reflections about how God

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What’s Good About Good Friday?

It seems like the biggest oxymoron that could ever be spoken. The day that Jesus was beaten, bloodied, falsely accused, nailed to a cross naked, suffered, and died is called Good Friday. How? Why? The technical answer is that in the old English, the word used “Good” in this context

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Easter is Coming!

There’s no denying that every pastor’s favorite Sunday is Easter! Why? Because Jesus rose from the dead that day? Well, that would be a good answer. But the honest answer is no. At least not just because of that. It’s because it is the one Sunday each year that the

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The Blog is BACK!

After a hiatus during the redesign of our website, the OneLife blog is back and better than ever! Stay up to date on news and events at OneLife, as well as special guest posts from different staff and volunteers. And of course, just like the old days, I’ll be sharing

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