When God Takes Too Long

Another great Sunday @ North Side! We took some time at the beginning of the service today to get everyone at church to fill out a survey today.  The survey was a way of evaluating how connected our church is.  If you didn’t get to pick one up today, make sure to get one next …

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Egypt in the Rearview Mirror

Second week in the Wilderness series.  This picture is of Fred the Manequin who watches over our tech team in the back on Sunday mornings.  He has served the last few weeks as a stand-in for Jeff as our light and camera techs work some things out. He has scared many people over the last …

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Our Tech Team is the Best!

Last night, we had a special tech team training and appreciation event.  I knew this before last night, but it served as a great reminder – our tech team is incredible!  They are sincere servants.  They have massive skills and incredible hearts!  It is an honor to serve with them. While we spent time vision …

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What’s Around Your Church’s Corner?

As All God’s Children started back up a few weeks ago, we mentioned in staff meeting the need to make sure we were careful driving in the parking lot.  As parents drop off and pick up kids, sometimes people can get moving pretty quickly in the parking lot and not realize kids darting towards a …

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God of This Emerald City

I can’t begin to sum up into words what happened last night at the Greenwood Community Theatre.  Churches united under the umbrella of Emerald City Worship.  I was asked by a man last week who would be delivering the message that night.  I had a great response for him five minutes after that conversation.  We …

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Competing Churches

I waited a long time to post this because I wanted the situation to be far removed so no one could figure out who this happened with. But alas, I cannot contain it anymore… The Story My family and I were at a religious function recently.  Mostly Christians were there, but the people weren’t all …

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“Why Hasn’t God Let Us Have Children?”

Infertility is a reality, and many of you might have troubles reading stories about having children because at this point, you do not have any of your own. As you pray concerning children, maybe you should consider that God has given you children already – you just may not have birthed them yourselves. James wrote, …

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Are You a Closet Techie?

Today, I am writing asking you to consider joining one of our Sunday morning tech teams. As the need is growing, I want to have 4 teams full of volunteers who serve one week a month. With the growing needs, I need volunteers to come to practice on Wednesday evening and Sunday morning. If you …

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“My Church Doesn’t Communicate Anything!”

I recently had a conversation with a friend who is a member at another church.  He said that his church didn’t communicate anything.  He was upset because he missed an event and swore that no one told him about it.  I began to ask him questions concerning his attentiveness during announcements and how much of …

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