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O Come to the Altar

Are you hurting and broken within, overwhelmed by the weight of your sin? Jesus is calling. Have you come to the end of yourself? Do you thirst for a drink from the well? Jesus is calling. Leave behind your regrets and mistakes. Come today, there’s no reason to wait.Jesus is calling. Bring your sorrows and trade…

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Are You Following Jesus’ Call?

Jesus emphatically calls His people to make disciples. Simply put, a disciple is a follower of Jesus who chooses daily to love Christ with their life and become more like Him. Mark 3:14 details what disciples of Jesus do: “And he appointed twelve . . . so that they might be with him, learn and he…

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Finding God’s Grace in the Chaos of Parenting

Sticker book: ✔ Drawing paper: ✔ Crayons: ✔ Cheerios: ✔ Diapers and Wipes: ✔ This was the mental checklist we ticked through every Saturday night–or, if we’re honest, every Sunday morning–before loading up and heading to church. We threw anything and everything we could into the “church bag” in hopes that it would keep the…

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Sermon Preview: Speaking Life Into Others

When Jesus was teaching how to pray in Matthew 6, He emphasized the necessity of forgiveness, punctuating the lesson with these words from verses 14 and 15: “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your…

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Setting Priorities Gives Life

The other day I read a very interesting story about George Raveling, basketball coach at the University of Southern California. Before car accident injuries forced his retirement, George was known for what he did off the court as well as what he did on the court. Once, when his team traveled to Atlanta, Raveling took his…

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Coming Soon: Disciple Bible Study Series

In an extensive study on Christian spiritual growth, it was determined that the number one factor individuals pointed to when they grew in their relationship with God was reading the Bible for themselves. Too often, we are determined to read the Bible all the way through on our own, but give up before we even…

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Alpha Marriage Group

Learning how to leverage your past to create intimacy is just one of the many topics we will cover in the Alpha Marriage Group starting on October 7th. The past rarely stays in the past. More likely, it creeps into your present and invades every area of your life. It affects the way you parent,…

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If Only One

“If only one comes to know you, Lord, it will have been worth it.” When was the last time you prayed, thought, or said that before you taught a class, shared a message, signed up to serve, or invited someone to dinner? Well, I don’t remember saying it back in May when planning to launch…

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