The Messenger: September

Sponsor a Child | See Transformation | Be Transformed

CHILD SPONSORSHIP SUNDAY, September 20

SANCTUARY & UPPER CAMPUS LOBBIES AFTER ALL SERVICES

Child Sponsorship is one small way that we can act globally from home. Through child sponsorship, we empower global ministry partners to come alongside vulnerable children, families and communities seeking sustainable change. They do this by providing tools, training, hope and basic necessities so they can become self-sufficient. (more…)



Welcome to Rule #2

I remember the day like it was yesterday. I was roughly seven or eight years old, it was a slightly overcast and windy fall day, and I had the whole day to play outside. I’d just received a brand new GI Joe kite. I can’t remember if I ever had my own kite before, so in my mind, this was my first. It was a perfect “kite day,” and I was about to reap the benefits of Mother Nature’s blustery mood. (more…)



Book Review: The Invisible Girls

The Invisible Girls: A Memoir

Sarah Thebarge

Growing up a fundamentalist PK (preacher’s kid), Sarah had developed a sense of God as being punishing and severe. Otherwise, she led a relatively normal life up until her early twenties – undergraduate and graduate degrees from two Ivy League schools, an upwardly mobile job as a physician’s assistant, a growing desire to write, and a boyfriend (more…)