A Worship Hour Outline: Dreams

by Daniel Bagby

We come to dream with you, Spirit of Hope. We confess that some of our dreams have been selfish ambitions, and that we have often been driven by personal gain and little interest in others or your will.

A View from the Pew: 5 Questions to Help Plan Your Fall Festival

by Lance Wallace

In the “before times,” when pandemics were far-fetched movie plots, churches looked for ways to gather for fellowship outside of Sunday worship. It was an added bonus if it could involve people outside of the church because then you could call it “outreach.”

Learning to Walk on Water

by Rob Lee

I once saw a saying that really spoke to me: “Be like Jesus; rebuke the storm, and if it persists, walk on it.” How many times have storms taken control of our lives?

Crossroads: Which Way Should I Go?

by Jessica Asbell

Have you ever been lost? Have you ever been at a crossroads where everything looked the same? Talk about a time when you were lost. How did you find your way?

Formations 09.26.2021: Going Against the Flow

by Darrell Pursiful

I used to think that Jesus’ command to “enter through the narrow gate” (Matt 7:13) and avoid the wide road to destruction had to do with the kinds of things I’d been brought up to believe that good Christians avoided.

Connections 09.26.2021: Esther’s Courage

by Kelley Land

As a little girl in Sunday school, I learned story after story about the male heroes of the Bible. Although the women who populate these stories were mentioned, it was years before I recognized the significance of their contributions.

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