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One Life Weekend exists to see middle and high school students spend their lives in worship and service to Jesus Christ in and through the local church.

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One Life Weekend 2022

March 4-5

Emmanuel Baptist Church

$30 per student

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Worship Leaders

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Nathan Loudin


Senior Pastor
Millwood Baptist Church
Austin, Texas

Nathan is the Senior Pastor at Millwood Baptist Church in Austin, TX. He has been at MBC for ten years. He also currently serves as chair of the Texas Ethics and Religious Liberty Committee for the Southern Baptist Convention of Texas. 


Prior to coming to Millwood, he served as an Associate Pastor in Hong Kong for four years.


Nathan has written for 9Marks (available here) and the North American Mission Board (available here). He also co-hosts the Fire And Bones Podcast (available here). 

Nathan has been married to his wife Colette for 15 years. They have four children: Jaya, Jonah, Judah, and Jayne. They also have a dog, Ranger, and fish, Fin.

Luke and Kayla Sides

Song Leaders

The Worship Team
The Church at Brook Hills

Luke and Kayla are members of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham. They both serve on the Brook Hills worship team with Luke playing the piano/keys and Kayla serving as part of the vocal team. They have served together in that role for the past five years. They also began to help out with the PreK at the church in 2019.

During the week, Luke works as Director of Operations/Head Roaster at Nonfiction Coffee Co. Kayla works as a Speech Language Pathologist for The Arc of Shelby County. They have a son, Zachary, and a (crazy) dog, Domino.

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Jake Ellis

Song Leader

The Worship Team
The Church at Brook Hills

Jake will be joining Luke and Kayla in leading worship through song at One Life Weekend '22. Jake also attends the Church at Brook Hills where he serves on the worship team. Jake serves as a singer as well as an acoustic and bass guitarist. He has also served with the Brook Hills youth and kids ministries for the past four years.

Jake and his wife, Christina, have been married for five years. They recently celebrated the birth of their first child, Addison. Jake works in Marketing where he runs Google and YouTube ads.

One Life Weekend 2022

Household of God.

Pillar and Buttress of Truth.

Bride of Christ.


These are just some of the phrases the Bible uses to describe the Church but what do they mean?


What is the Church?

What is the purpose of the Church?

How does the Church fulfill its purpose?

Join us at One Life Weekend 2022 as we discuss The Church.

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Emmanuel Baptist Church

4612 Rice Mine Rd. NE

Tuscaloosa, 35406