During our series Transitions, I mentioned the term “messy middle” to explain how I go about engaging in culture and cultural issues; it’s how God’s church engages a lost world.
In June, we held our Raise the Roof Giving Campaign and set the goal at $1,000,000. Everyone came together, made sacrifices, and learned about the goodness and greatness of God. We asked Glenn (GG) and Pastor Josh (PJ) about the process. Here is what they had to say.
Now that Raise The Roof is over, you may wonder, “Now what? Where is the roof?” Glad you asked! The Rink roof materials have been purchased, and we were initially planning to begin the installation next week. However, with all the supply chain issues, we are still waiting for all the ma
LifeHope Childcare was created to address single parents' needs in overcoming life’s challenges. LifeHop serves a great purpose in the lives of those impacted by this ministry. Here are a couple of those stories from LifeHope alumni. On July 30, 2005, I was sentenced to 130 months in federal prison
Do you take a sabbath or a sabbatical? Sounds like something only clergy take, right? Do you have regular rhythms of rest and work? Do you have intentional, undistracted time with God? Is it possible? if you do, that's a Sabbath. As defined: "A time of rest to replenish to sustain us." I have a com
Did you know that when you listen to and sing worship songs, you are learning theology? Worship songs provide theological instruction because they declare and describe who God is and what He has done. It’s up to the worshiper to discern what the song is teaching and whether or not it is theological
By now it is well known that Friday, June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. How will the church respond? To start, it can be helpful to look at the various ways we are already supporting women and families in crisis. We’d like to create a greater awareness around ministries inside of No
In May 2017, Jack McMakin was recovering from a terrible car accident. He had been rear-ended at a stoplight, which totaled his car and broke a vertebra in half. The accident happened two years after his wife, Jane, had died. After he recovered, his daughters decided their father needed to get out