The first time I came across Kara Powell’s name was when I picked up the book Sticky Faith eight years ago as a volunteer leader with Blackhawk’s high school ministry. Sticky Faith was an invaluable help to us as we re-evaluated the way we did high-school and middle-school ministry at Blackhawk. Sticky Faith was based… Read More Book Review: Growing With
In the brokenness and messiness of our lives, we have a faithful God who knows we are a mess, wants a relationship with us, and wants to use us for His plans and purposes. In our new series, This is Us, we will take a closer look at the stories of Genesis that show God… Read More Series Introduction: This Is Us
As we wrap up The Generous Life series, many of us are looking for a way to continue to grow in what it means to live a generous life. One resource we recommend is Whole-Life Generosity, a 28-day devotional that will help us to continue to explore God’s heart, example, and biblical principles of generosity as… Read More Whole-Life Generosity
Natalie and Rob’s financial life was changed by going through Financial Peace University. FPU helped them to get out of debt and start saving. When Rob lost his job, the principles they learned in FPU helped them stay afloat and move through that season with internal peace.
Generosity – it is something most of us aspire to and are grateful for in others. However, there can be real barriers to living “the generous life”… Whether we are a student with loans and limited income, or just starting out in life and making money for the first time; in the middle of life… Read More Series Introduction: The Generous Life
I remember sitting in a colleague’s office years ago, and there was a picture on his wall of a man in a hammock. The hammock was strung between two palm trees, and the palm trees were on a white-sand beach with an azure ocean in the background. Under this picture of paradise it said, “God… Read More Boomers, are you staying in the game?
“… persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.” – Revelation 5:9b As we come to the final message in our #trending series, pastor Charles Yu helps us understand that, if we don’t talk about race in the church and understand it from a biblical perspective, we let the secular culture decide… Read More #trending: race
“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” – Psalm 34:18 This week as we continue in our #trending series, Chris and Becky Dolson tackle the topic of the #metoo movement. We know this message can be very difficult to hear for all kinds of reasons. We want… Read More #trending: #metoo
Video Transcript: Jon: I’m Jon. Rachael: And I’m Rachael. We have three girls, Addie, Taylor, and Lola. I became a Christian when I was very young– around six years old. My dad was a pastor. When I was about 10, we moved to Venezuela. My parents were missionaries there for about 35 years. And when… Read More Wanta’s Story: Putting the Pieces Back Together
As we tackle some of the most current (and often divisive) issues, the topic of social media may be best seen as the very waters in which our dialogue on current issues swims. As Matt reminded us in his message, “Social Media pours fuel on the fire of the major issues of our day.” We… Read More #trending: social media