Do you ever find yourself asking the question “Is this it? Is coming to church on Sundays and attending a life group during the week all there is to life with God?” For many of us, we struggle with the same things day after day, week after week, year after year. We long to grow… Read More Series Introduction: Life by the Spirit
Quiet Resistance: The book of Ruth In a world dominated by social media – celebrating doing whatever makes you happy or “living your best life” – we can find ourselves trapped in the comparison game and ultimately living superficial lives. In the book of Ruth, we meet two people who quietly resist the temptation to… Read More Series Introduction: Quiet Resistance (the book of Ruth)
In our final message of This is Us, Pastor Charles Yu shares about the story of Judah. In his sermon, Charles fast-forwards through Genesis 38, which is a chapter about Judah’s transformation. Genesis 38 is not easy to understand. There are some R-rated portions. There are multiple deaths, prostitution and some social practices that’s just… Read More The Story of Judah
Prefer to read instead of watch? Here’s the transcript: My name is Julie, I’ve been coming to Blackhawk since 2006. When I was in my 30’s. I started attending Blackhawk and at that time I was still single, no kids, and a lot of my friends that I had been meeting were starting to… Read More Julie’s Story: One-to-One Care
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?