The Day God Taught Me To Surrender

The Day God Taught Me To Surrender

Surrender. This morning, Wednesday May 1st, I added the wallpaper for this new sermon series to my phone. I went on with my day - breakfast made, lunches packed, and dropped the kids at school. Went to meet friends for coffee and do a Target run. And then I got the alert that my kids’ school district was in a hard lock-down. I grabbed my phone...

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Deuteronomy 6 in action: Household Well Celebration!

Deuteronomy 6 in action: Household Well Celebration!

There is a passage in Deuteronomy 6 that gives instructions to Households, perhaps you are familiar with it: “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.  These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts.  Impress them on your...

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Friendship+

As we’ve engaged with our mission of connecting people to life in Jesus, you may have noticed a theme - a heavy focus on relationships with others. These relationships, no matter the length or depth, allow our message a greater chance of taking hold. Over the past weeks, months, and years, we’ve stressed the fundamental importance of...

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Engaging Children and Youth at the Church

Engaging Children and Youth at the Church

School is back in session and that means all of our children and youth programs at the Church are back up and running as well. At the Church, we believe a home centered on Jesus becomes the epicenter of an active life of faith. You aren’t in the journey of raising young disciples alone. the Church desires to partner with your family to help you...

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Summer Mission Trip: Prayers for Courage

Summer Mission Trip: Prayers for Courage

This month we are talking about Unexpected Courage. This July our high school youth will be stepping into the unknown and learning to rely on the courage that only God provides when they embark on the 2023 High School Mission Trip. On Sunday, July 16th, thirteen students and 2 adults are heading to Kansas City, Missouri for a week of growing in...

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Unpacking Stories of Unexpected Courage

Join us in June as we unpack stories of ordinary people in the Bible displaying Unexpected Courage.                                                                      ...

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Shifting our Perspective from Distractions to Divine Appointments

Life is filled with unexpected twists and turns. Often, it’s during these unplanned moments that the true essence of human nature revealed. An unexpected request, even as mundane as asking someone to pick up your mail, has the power to transcend the boundaries of casual acquaintanceship and open the door to genuine friendships. Three benefits are...

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Beware of the Drift

Last month my husband and I attended the Weekend to Remember marriage conference that makes its way to Madison every year. That time together to do a “marriage check up” and be reminded to make our relationship a priority is always such a blessing. We learned many nuggets of wisdom that weekend. The first was that if we are not intentionally...

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Unexpected Requests

Unexpected Requests

This month we are diving into Unexpected Requests...                                                                                    ...

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Do Miracles Still Happen Today?

Do miracles still happen today? What is the definition of a  miracle?  I looked it up  and here is a definition according to the Oxford dictionary: “A surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is therefore considered to be the work of a divine agency.” Often It seems that miracles are written off and...

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Spring in the Preschool!

Spring in the Preschool!

We are in the final countdown of another school in our Preschool.  We all enjoyed a stretch of warmer weather and put our playground to good use!  We are looking for an assistant teacher in our 2 1/2 year old classroom.  If you are available weekday mornings and enjoy working with kids and a fun staff please email me...

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When The Miracle Seems Out of Reach

Accepted.  That’s a beautiful word. It was even more beautiful to Micah and me when we received official pre-approval for a home loan. We have been waiting for a long time to buy a house. The time was right. We decided not to renew our lease for the coming year and all the signs pointed to this being the right time to find that perfect home.  We...

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