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Church Planting/International Missions – Congregational Prayer

On the first Sunday of each month we pray, as a family, for a particular aspect of the mission that God has called us to and for the people God is forming us into, by His grace. Then, throughout the month we commit to continual prayer on that particular topic. This month our prayer is […]

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Make Disciples, Multiply Disciples – Congregational Prayer

On the first Sunday of each month we pray, as a family, for a particular aspect of the mission that God has called us to and for the people God is forming us into, by His grace. Then, throughout the month we commit to continual prayer on that particular topic. This month our prayer is […]

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Dear City Group Family (Part 2)

One of our hope for City Groups this year is to grow in regards to considering families. To that end we asked a mother to write a letter to help. This is the second half. You can read part one here.

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How to Suffer

By Pastor Jim Below is a post that is an excerpt from the sermon “How to Suffer” by Pastor Jim Essian.

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Navigating the Mess

By Pastor Jim Yesterday was a strange and long day. Among other things, I talked with someone who was on the tail end of being mad at God and at me, spoke to a man about his pornography habit that was ruining his marriage, and then got a call at 10:30pm from a member who was with […]

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Dear City Group Family (Part 1)

One of our hope for City Groups this year is to grow in regards to considering families. To that end we asked a mother to write a letter to help. This is the first part of two.

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Lent – Part 3

Lent starts today. Consider observing Lent with your family or City Group. At its heart, Lent turns our gaze on Jesus in imitation of his sacrifice, in response to his grace, and in glory of his Cross. We strongly encourage not just “giving something up for Lent,” but saturating in prayer and scripture. Consider using […]

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Lent – Part 2

Lent starts March 5th. Consider observing Lent with your family or City Group. At its heart, Lent turns our gaze on Jesus in imitation of his sacrifice, in response to his grace, and in glory of his Cross. We strongly encourage not just “giving something up for Lent,” but saturating in prayer and scripture. Consider […]

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Lent – Part 1

Lent starts March 5th. Consider observing Lent with your family or City Group. At its heart, Lent turns our gaze on Jesus in imitation of his sacrifice, in response to his grace, and in glory of his Cross. We strongly encourage not just “giving something up for Lent,” but saturating in prayer and scripture. Consider […]

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Deep and Diverse Community Will Not Happen (Part 2)

By Pastor Ryan This blog is a follow up to a post that Pastor Ryan wrote last year: “Deep and Diverse Community Will Not Happen”.

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