New Staff at OneLife

You may not realize it, but OneLife has some of the most incredible people on its staff. Every single person – literally every one of them – has left what outsiders might call more “lucrative” positions to serve in the local church. From a teacher to an engineer to a

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How Gay Marriage Ruling Changes OneLife

Your facebook feed is blowing up. Some are saying you are in the hateful minority if you dare disagree with the ruling (forgetting that it was a narrow 5-4 decision). Others are saying Jesus must be getting ready to return as if he was waiting for the last 13 states

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What Happens When You Skip

It’s summer time! Time for baseball, beach trips, ice cream melting before you finish the cone, pop up thunderstorms, and skipping church. Yep, that’s right, no need to pretend it doesn’t happen. Churches everywhere are missing 30% of their attendance every Sunday in June and July. So as your pastor,

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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 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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