Leaders Need Coaches

A little over two years ago I began a quest to make my health a priority. Having a job where I sit most of my day long-term at a desk, means I put my body at risk for many health issues when I'm older. The process came with many struggles and failures as I battled...

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When LifeGroup Members Don’t Show Up

If you're a LifeGroup Leader at some point in time, you'll ask yourself, "how do I honour God and my LifeGroup when people seem so unfaithful and inconsistent in participation." At one time your LifeGroup had 12 members, but last week only six showed up. You invited...

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Proof of the Resurrection

Ever since I converted to Christianity from Mormonism at 17 years old, my heart has always been for Christians to know how they think about God. Most followers of Christ I cross paths with can articulate how they feel about God, but few can explain why, what, and how...

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What is Quiet Time

Well, it seems obvious right?  A time…of quiet…but what does a quiet time mean related to our relationship with God? I asked our Sr High Bible Study group to consider this and other questions and I just summarized what we discovered. Thanks to the students...

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A Chicago Outreach Reflection

18,000 Pounds of Cabbage! About halfway through our week in the city, our two serving teams met at the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD). After sharing a deep dish pizza supper in the parking lot, we checked in at the lobby. We got our orientation and...

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Doodling During the Sermon

I love to draw and record what I hear in notes and doodles! Recently I invited the congregation to doodle, draw and write notes while I preached. Of course this could be an excuse for some to draw random stick people, play X and O's or to write...

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Chicago ’17 Team Preparing to Go

On Sunday, June 11, our Sr High Chicago team had an evening together preparing for our upcoming serving outreach to Chicago. We did some team building, reviewed some material on stereotypes, studied what it means to be a servant, we began our team covenant that will...

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Grad Supper

Congratulations High School Graduates! On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, graduates, parents and youthleaders met at The Old Spaghetti Factory at the Forks. It's a big moment for the grads and parents alike. (Whether you could make it to the supper or not, as a church...

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Bible Chunks

Scripture reading is important for our growth and faith in Jesus! Here is a plan you can use to help you read more! Pray. Read. Write something down! Read the Chunks in any order. If you miss a day, just start again!   OT Chunks Genesis 1 Genesis 2 Genesis 3 Genesis...

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