The root of Christianity is to walk in a Christ-like way. Jesus was a compassionate man who ate and worked with all members of society, never fearing those who endured the most trauma and hardships, even if it meant they displayed signs that some may deem as unworthy to society at large.  
    The aroma of organic coffee beans, fresh hair gel and musky cologne waft through the air and beckon me to step into the modern amphitheater. The lights grow dim and the crowds push forward, yet the volunteers stand their ground like sentinels at their post – no one blinks and no one moves.
    We live in a culture that sensationalizes “purpose”. Somehow, we’ve come to believe that this illusive concept is the missing link to an assurance of fulfillment, riches, and comfort. However, anyone who has embarked on a journey to find their purpose knows that the quest is not an easy one. It’s often laced
  • Crying boy
      In the past month a new show on Netflix titled 13 Reasons Why has been sweeping the culture. Many people of all ages are watching, and due to some of the content and subject matter it is gaining popularity. In my context as a Youth & Young Adults Pastor, I am constantly
  • Josh Pavano
      Do we see them? Do we see the hunger and thirst of the children before us? If so, what are we doing about it? Josh Pavano has chosen to open up his eyes and open up his heart to the children in Uganda. He is the CEO & Founder of Jonas Umbrellas –
      What was going through your mind when you first heard the words, “You have cancer”?   My mind went in a millions places at once, not knowing what to think or even what questions to ask. I had very little knowledge of what happens when one gets a cancer diagnosis. I knew
  • Abby
    Are we listening? Are we listening to culture and allowing conversation to ensue? Are we choosing to look like Christ or are we hiding away in our church? I’m honored to introduce you to a friend of mine and share with you her story, purpose and dreams. As you peer into her story,
  • Tre Foster
    What has been the greatest struggle of stepping out into college ministry?   Scheduling usually. College students have demanding schedules, and their schedules even differ from one another. Furthermore, their schedules change every semester.   In my school where I minister, there is a “Student Club Meeting” once a week, which is intended
  • Tori Mae Hein in denim with a bright wall
    What happens when God puts our dreams on hold and dares us to step out in faith? Would you step out? Would you chose to surrender, trusting that God will bring about His promises in His timing? I’m thrilled to introduce you to a woman who stepped out and saw God answer her
    What is the church? Are we engaging with people or debating the issues? Are we looking at men and women and seeking to show them the love and grace of God? Blake Bennett has created an environment that is life-giving and life-altering – a place where black and white, man and woman, Hindu, Christian and