We live in a fast-paced digital age. News is distilled into soundbites. Thirty-second commercials leave us feeling that a two-minute video is long. We expect our internet service to be max speed. We grow impatient even as our microwave ovens quickly warm up our food. Electronic devices are all around us—we use them for work, play, learning, relaxation, communication, relationships and even worship. What is the impact of all of this on our church-going experience?
How Can I Know I’m a Child of God? Three Minute Clip on Assurance
If the Holy Spirit is leading you to kill your sin and become more dependent on Jesus, you may know you are a child of God.
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Upper Room Devotional for June 5th, 2019
As I watched Lainie, my 15-year-old granddaughter, walk out of Central High School, I noticed that she was wearing a cross necklace and had John 3:16 printed on her shirt. On the way to drop off her friend Jeannie, I listened to the girls chat about an after-school Christian meeting and Lainie...
6 Disruptive Church Trends That Will Rule 2017
The culture continues to change rapidly around you as a church leader. Here are 7 disruptive church trends that will rule 2017.
From the VFC Governance Board
This information is being used by both Vanderbloemen as they look through their database of thousands of qualified candidates and also our Pastor Search Team once Vanderbloemen delivers the list of final candidates to them. Our Lead Pastor Search on the Vanderbloemen site has gone live as of yesterday and already we have candidates applying. This is great news We are also excited to see your feedback from this survey as we feel it truly shows what makes our church unique…that we have great teaching on the weekends, that we have authentic relationships in community with each other, and that we have diversity that truly represents the Kingdom of Heaven Please keep praying for our search…
how my daughter challenged my comfortable faith
I grew up going to church and learning about God. Maybe partly because of that, I spent years taking Christianity for granted. I pursued a comfortable faith. Pleasant enough, but not particularly bold or especially memorable.
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for June 2019
Your offering last week empowered ministry within our congregation and in response to the needs of our community. It also supported the work of our church with youth and young adults and events like the quadrennial gathering, Youth 2019, to be held this July in Kansas City.
Homeless Ministry: Outreach Tips
The Truth Project
View in "High Quality". What is Truth? Who is God? Who is Man? What is a worldview? Do you really believe that what you believe is really real? Only 9 percen...