Coming Up



Melonie & Pat Effler

Group Leaders


Sundays at 9:30am and 6:00pm
Wednesdays at 7:00pm


Classroom next to Bathroom, 2nd Floor
Piney Level Baptist Church


College & Career

College & Career

Welcome to Piney Level's College and Career Ministry. College and your early career can be an exciting and challenging time. We're here to help you connect and grow with other believers as we wrestle through life's big questions together.

Be sure to check out Sunday School on Sunday mornings to get to know some folks, and check this space often for news and events designed around college-aged and 20-something adults.

Sunday Mornings

Youth Sunday School

Sunday School

The College and Career Sunday School class is designed to help you get plugged in with other college Students and have some fun while you grow deeper in your walk with the Lord. Come check it out, each Sunday Morning i from 9:30 - 10:30am.

Wednesday Nights

Youth Bible Study

Bible Study

Bible Study is an exciting environment where students are challenged to grow closer to God. Join us every Wednesday night from 7:00-8:00pm.

Good Reads for Students

Life on the Edge

Life on the Edge by Dr. James Dobson
Life on the Edge: The Next Generation's Guide to a Meaningful Future is Dr. Dobson’s newest publication.

Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper
John Piper provides insight into why God created us and reminds us that to live is Christ and to die is gain. A life lived for Christ is a life not wasted.

How to Stay Christian in College by J. Budziszewski
The foundations of Christian faith are covered in this essential work that directly addresses different worldviews and myths students encounter in college.

How to Stay Christian in High School by Steve Gerali
How to handle the everyday temptations and pressures of high school are addressed as this author engages the student’s minds in a way that will lead to transformation and hope.

Internet Filtering

SafeEyes Internet Filtering Software

SafeEyes Internet Filter
If you have an internet connection at home, we strongly recommend you protect your family with an internet filter. SafeEyes is easy to install and works on PCs and Macs.

SafeEyes is a terrific tool for families, students and accountability groups. An internet filter can protect your teens and keep your family safe online.

Resources on the Web

www.4truth.net4Truth is an InterFaith Evangelism and Apologetics website.

www.homeword.comHomeWord is a Christian organization designed to be a tool for parents and youth workers, equipping them to train teenagers in wisdom and Christian lifestyle.

www.babbcenter.orgThe Babb Center is a counseling ministry sponsored by First Baptist Church of Hendersonville. It offers a wide variety of services including individual, family, and group counseling for all ages. They also offer a unique College Preparation course for High School juniors and seniors.

www.cpyu.orgThe Center for Parent/Youth Understanding – Connects parents with information about current youth culture.

Family Life Website

www.mediafamily.orgMedia Family is a family guide to media, including a parent guide to MySpace. – Resources on internet safety, wise media choices, and Biblical perspectives on entertainment. on the Family – Devoted to strengthening, mobilizing, and defending the family. Offers extensive marriage and parenting resources.

www.marriagetoday.orgMarriage Today – Resources and tools to strengthen marriage and family through Biblical principles.

www.familylife.comCampus Crusade for Christ offers parenting tips to help you connect with your kid. Parenting forums for encouragement, prayer, and advice are available along with articles and access to “FamilyLife” broadcasts. – A ministry committed to strengthening marriage and family relationships; founder Dr. John Trent is the author of the parenting classic The Blessing which has sold over a million copies.

www.answersingenesis.orgFocus is on apologetics (defending the faith) - addresses questions like “where’s the proof for creation” and tough issues like abortion, morality and ethics, death and suffering.

Answer in Genesis Website

www.breakpoint.orgBreakpoint challenges false worldviews through powerful radio broadcasts primarily featuring Chuck Colson and Mark Earley; site offers commentaries, blog and radio - Dawson McAllister Live is a call-in show designed to meet the needs of teenagers and young adults. Those 25 and younger call to talk about life's deepest needs and issues, such as broken families, abuse, depression, addictions, etc. Dawson also provides an off-air HopeLine where teens and young adults can find answers to their problems. - For 26 years, Discipleship Journal® has been a trusted source for insightful articles that will help you understand the Scriptures and grow in intimacy with God. Each issue brings fresh thinking and practical help for everyday life and ministry. Provides resources and hands-on ideas that will energize and encourage you.

www.lifeway.comLifeway’s website includes a section for family/parenting with recent articles and ministry links. – This is a great resource for passage lookup, key word index, topical index in various Bible versions with audio bibles, commentaries, and study tools. - For more than ten years, has given free information that helps you make the right entertainment choices for you, your family and loved ones. – Parents can screen music lyrics. - Parents can screen music videos.

Resources for Free Devotionals

Heart Connex Family eDevotionals: A Semi-Weekly Family e-Devotional from LifeWay Student Ministry.

Each week, parents receive two, twenty-minute Bible study devotionals via email. These studies, authored by Dr. Richard Ross, contain solid Bible teaching presented in a warm, interactive format. In addition, the devotions are set-up so that students & parents alike are involved - each given specific things to say or do. A meaningful way to pray as a family is also included at the conclusion of each study. Heart Connex devotionals are designed for very busy families. The head of the household can print the studies and make preparations in only about five minutes. In most cases families can complete the studies in twenty minutes. (search Heart Connex)

HomeWard offers free family devotionals on-line.

Day by Day with Charles Swindoll : Communicating the truths of Scripture and the person of Jesus Christ in an accurate, clear, and practical manner.

Greg Laurie Daily Devotions: Challenging readings for personal growth