This week CO Samford welcomes Jason Cook from Iron City Church. We continue our Philippians Study as Jason dives into Philippians 4:1-9 and describes the peace that can uniquely be found in Christ.
 Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.  I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to agree in the Lord.  Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.  Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.  Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand;  do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.  Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.  What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you. (Philippians 4:1-9 ESV)
Living As Christ’s Ambassadors In A Changing Culture- Kevin DeYoung
Kevin DeYoung speaks from Acts 5 “Living as Christ’s Ambassadors in a Changing Culture” at Briarwood PCA in Birmingham, AL for an event for Briarwood’s college ministry in partnership with Campus Outreach.
Olan Stubbs leads us through the sixth week of our Philippians Study. He describes pursuing a personal relationship with Christ based on Paul’s writing in Philippians 3:10-16.
 that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death,  that by any means possible I may attain the resurrection from the dead.  Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own.  Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,  I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.  Let those of us who are mature think this way, and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal that also to you.  Only let us hold true to what we have attained. (Philippians 3:10-16 ESV)