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11 JulIs Facebook Ruining Your Mind?


We’ve all heard the statement, “You are what you eat.” It turns out the same is true with our minds: we…

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21 NovA Healing Service at PVCC


This Sunday, November 27 at PVCC, we are going to ask God to do the miraculous.  Not only will we preach…

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17 NovSigning Up For Suffering


Nobody really likes to get hurt. Pain is a God-designed trigger that allows our brains to tell our bodies that we…

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01 NovThe Refugee, My Neighbor


***Note: This post is from a guest contributor who is a friend of PVCC. He has asked to remain anonymous due…

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22 SepChurch Planting Update: Gospel Community Church


At Pleasant Valley Community Church, we are passionate about multiplication. Our prayer is that dozens of churches would be planted out of…

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20 SepChurch Planting Update: New Circle Church


At Pleasant Valley Community Church, we are passionate about multiplication. Our prayer is that dozens of churches would be planted out of…

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14 SepJesus & Politics: Donald Trump, Partisan Politics, & Christian Unity


Country music star Sammy Kershaw sang back in 1999, “Let’s talk about anything, anything in this world, but politics, religion, and…

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01 SepGathering to Part and Parting to Gather: Part 3


*This is part 3 of a 3-part series. Click to read Part 1 and Part 2. The Plan So, what do…

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22 AugGathering to Part and Parting to Gather: Part 2


*This is Part 2 of a 3-part series entitled “Gathering to Part and Parting to Gather.” Click here to see Part 1. The…

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16 AugGathering to Part and Parting to Gather


*This is Part 1 of a 3-part series.  Click here to see Part 2. We’ve all heard stories of the kind…

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09 AugMariah, Ryleigh, and Zeke Bristow


On August 7, 2016, Steve Bristow had the joy of baptizing three of his children, Mariah, Ryleigh, and Zeke.  Below are…

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09 AugScott Horn


On August 7, 2016, Scott Horn publicly identified with Christ and his commitment to follow Jesus through the celebration of Baptism.  This…

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24 FebStop Living Like Your Junk Ain’t In the Trunk: You’ve Been Set Free


Sometimes I feel like no matter how hard I try, I can never overcome sin in my life. I continue to…

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16 FebDaddies, Date Your Daughters Before Another Man Does


“Daddy, daddy! Is it almost time for Daddy/Daughter date night?” These are the words spoken to me by my little Ellie…

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11 FebBaptism Isn’t ‘Cute.’ It’s Warfare.


We treat baptism way too lightly. When we think about baptism we often giggle about the water being too cold. It…

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08 FebAsh Wednesday? Isn’t That A Catholic Thing?


Growing up in a Southern Baptist church in rural Oklahoma, I’d never heard of, let alone observed, an Ash Wednesday service….

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01 FebCan Christians Carry Guns & Bibles at the Same Time?


Anytime we talk about “guns” and “bearing arms” in the context of the Christian community, it’s inevitably going to spark controversy…

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29 JanLauchlinn Bays


My name is Lauchlinn and my story starts when some of my friends got baptized.  After they got baptized, I thought…

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29 JanAislinn Bays


One Sunday, Pastor Jamus talked about God’s wrath, and how one day he would set Satan free one more time.  While…

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15 DecService, Gratitude, and a Parenting Lesson At Walmart


It was on a recent, unseasonably warm and windy evening that I found myself having to make an emergency run to…

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18 NovWonder and Worship


I recently read a quote from Kentucky author Wendell Berry that stirred something very deep inside of me. For those of…

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29 OctEvelyn Sapp


Before I knew Christ, I was scared, lost, miserable, angry, and disrespectful. 

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15 OctChristians and Politics


Note: In light of the upcoming elections in just a few short weeks, guest blogger Jordan Tong has offered a few…

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25 SepPlanned Parenthood: Exposing the Darkness


The United States of America. We are a nation for whom our founding fathers insisted every human be granted “life, liberty,…

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01 JulAdultery, Aliens, and Abiding Joy


This past Sunday Pastor Jamus preached a somber, stirring and soul-searching sermon on the sin of adultery. (click here to listen…

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24 JunTullian Tchividjian, Adultery, and Hope In Christ


What do Prince Charles, John Edwards, David Letterman, Jesse Jackson, Newt Gingrich, Bill Clinton, George Washington, Arnold Schwartzeneger, King David, Thomas…

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21 AprDeeper 2015


Friday, May 1 is our first annual Deeper at Pleasant Valley! Deeper is an extended time of teaching, singing, eating and…

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16 MarEaster 2015


We’re really excited to announce that this year Pleasant Valley will be celebrating the resurrection of Christ with a huge Easter…

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11 FebAsh Wednesday 2015


This year on Feb 18, Pleasant Valley Community Church will be observing Ash Wednesday for the third year in a row. …

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09 FebWinter Family Update


We are so excited to update you guys on the awesome ways that God has been working in and through our…

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20 JanPreparing for Disaster


When disaster strikes, how will you and your family respond?  How can you be best prepared to protect and provide for…

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06 JanAdult Sunday School 2015


We are really excited to announce some big changes in the format for adult Sunday school in 2015. In the past…

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28 DecWhat's Your Life Plan In 2015?


It’s hard to imagine, but 2015 is here.  Many of us will compile a list of New Year’s Resolutions that may…

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20 DecChristmas Candlelight Service


Join us on December 21st for our Christmas Candlelight Service!  This Christmas tradition is a chance to gather and celebrate the…

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08 NovPlugged In


As an application of our Body Parts sermon series, on Sunday, November 16 at 5:30pm we will be having a special…

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30 OctOrphan Sunday 2014


I’ve had the joy of serving as one of the pastors of Pleasant Valley Community Church for a little over four…

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15 OctDepression, Christianity, and the Misconception that the Church is Merely for Happy People Getting Happier


This Sunday at PVCC, we will deal with the misconception that the church is for happy people getting happier. An encounter…

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08 OctFall 2014 Family Update


We are so excited to update you guys on the awesome ways that God has been working in and through our…

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08 OctFall Festival 2014


The air is getting cooler, the leaves are changing, burgers are grilling… that can only mean one thing– It’s time for…

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01 OctLife At Pleasant Valley: 9/28/2014


A look around Pleasant Valley this week.  

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22 SepLife at Pleasant Valley 9/21/2014


Sunday Gathering   This Sunday was Friend Day at PVCC, where many new guests joined us to launch our Fall sermon…

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22 SepLife at Pleasant Valley 9/21/2014


Sunday Gathering   This Sunday was Friend Day at PVCC, where many new guests joined us to launch our Fall sermon…

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15 SepLife at Pleasant Valley- 9/14/2014


Sunday Gathering Sunday morning we gathered to worship together as Pastor Jamus finished his two-part series on weakness, walking through what…

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22 JulNote About Pastor Jamus' Sabbatical


Hey, Pleasant Valley! As most of you know, Pastor Brad announced on Sunday, July 6th, that Pastor Jamus is now on…

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08 JulLife at Pleasant Valley- 7/6/2014


Sunday Gathering   Sunday morning, Pastor Jeremy continued our sermon series, “Out of the Box,” with a message about the mercy…

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25 JunLove Loud 2014


Love Loud is a huge event we throw every year to serve the children and families in our city who have…

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24 JunLife at Pleasant Valley- 6/22/2014


West Memphis Mission Trip This weekend, one of our Missional Communities took a mission trip to West Memphis to throw a…

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24 JunLife at Pleasant Valley- 6/22/2014


West Memphis Mission Trip This weekend, one of our Missional Communities took a mission trip to West Memphis to throw a…

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19 JunLife at Pleasant Valley- 6/15/2014


Sunday Morning Sunday morning we gathered to worship and continue our sermon series “Out of the Box” by examining the holiness…

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12 JunPVCC 101


The summer session of PVCC 101, our class for people thinking about becoming church members, will be starting on Sunday, June 22 at 11:00am (after…

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