Invitations are powerful. They come in all shapes and sizes from weddings, graduations, and parties. The list goes on and on. It’s nice to receive an invitation to any event. Even if you choose not to attend, the sender thought enough of you to ask. Jesus extended the invitation of a lifetime to a few […]
We think that for far too long the church has been known for what it’s against. We want to be known for what we are FOR. We believe that the best place to begin might just be next to the people we live closest to. What if our neighbors knew that God is FOR them […]
We’ve all had voices in our lives that have influenced us —parents, teachers, friends. Over the next three weeks, we’ll hear from three extraordinary people and the voices that inspired them to do extraordinary things.
For 21 years, we’ve put a lot of effort into creating churches unchurched people love to attend. It’s worked because so many people have made it work. It’s worked because we broke every church tradition we knew to embrace the mission of the church: to draw people to Jesus.
Fully alive. Sounds good, right? Maybe too good to be true? But what if fully alive is fully available? And what if we could begin experiencing that kind of life now? No more chasing. No more seeking. Just fully experiencing living fully alive. If that life is possible, here’s the real question: Why would we […]
We all have wants. But actually getting what we want can be tricky . . . and even dangerous. It usually leaves us wanting more. If what we want leads to a cycle of wanting more and more, maybe we want the wrong things. So, what do you want?