Guardrails. They’re everywhere, whether we need them to be or not. The thing about guardrails is that we don’t need them . . . until we do. And when we need one, it can be the difference between life and death.
It’s scary out there—no doubt about it. We’d all like to remove fear and uncertainty from our lives, but that’s not always possible. Are we destined to live scared to death or can we discover a new way of dealing with anxiety and worry?
Stop worrying about being known for something, and allow yourself to be known by a group of someones. We all want to be KNOWN for something. But what do you do when you don’t measure up . . . even to your own standards? You’ll never become who you want to be until you are […]
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.