Do you ever feel stuck inside your circumstances, where there’s no easy way out? When this happens, we often find ourselves asking tough questions: Where is God in this? Why is he not answering my prayers? Does he really care? Habakkuk was someone who asked these hard questions. His is a story of someone learning to hope, when hope seems hard. Get ready for this...
Our partnership with Downey is one that started with a project during last year's Church: Beyond the Walls, and we have continued interacting with the staff and students over the past year. As we are seeking to be involved regionally as a church, Harrisburg is one place we can make a difference.
People were told and shown that they matter. They matter to God, and they matter to us. As one participant pointed out, "This is church. This is the gospel."
The interaction around the tables as we discuss what we are learning is fantastic. It is exciting to be growing together as we learn to walk in a manner worthy of our calling in Christ.
As a church we always want to be open to guests and create an atmosphere that is welcoming, but Open House Sunday on September 9 is a specific day for us as a church to put our best foot forward.
To feel and see the love of Jesus shining through our brothers and sisters brings joy to our lives; and what everyone brings to the table with our own personalities and experiences helps to give support, care, love, grace, advice, great humor, and acceptance of who we are and where we are in life—to go through the great things of life and the not-so-good moments together.
Challenge was an amazing trip for so many reasons. It was so clear from the onset that God was watching over this trip and had heard your prayers. Challenge truly challenged and stretched our group throughout our week in Kansas City.
There are a few intangible things in life that I wish I could bottle. This summer’s camp/ missions experience was one of those things. This was a week that God brought together. There is no denying that. It was simply amazing.