Depression can be defined as feelings of dejection and hopelessness that typically last for more than two weeks. A study released in 2019 showed that the rates of teen suicide and depression have drastically increased from 2007 to 2017. According to a nationwide poll by the University of Michigan, one third of parents believe that they have at least one child who suffers from depression....
LOVE THIS BOOK: Meeting God in His Story is our all-church series where our kids, students, and adults are going through the same passages of the Bible. This series follows the storyline of the Old Testament from creation to the conquest of the promised land. One of the goals of this series is for people to see themselves as part of the biblical story and...
Night Of Worship Testimony By Ginny McIlhenny September 24th, was a warm and sunny day, the sky was deep blue and the clouds were big and fluffy, truthfully it was much like our wedding day and yet it became the darkest day of my life. My husband and I had a weekend full of some ups and downs but not unlike any other married couple...
During the first half of this summer we'll be going through the book of Titus together on Sunday mornings and talking about what it looks like for us in this moment to take on the challenge of living well and doing good.
This last year moved me. It’s not because this year was different; it’s because this year I felt like Jesus invited me to be quieter and watch for these moments and document them for future generations of our church to read about.
Speak truth to your students and point them towards the understanding that all the burdens society places on them are not theirs to carry. Instead when they find their identity in Christ it brings wholeness, freedom, and peace.
While I am saying that our motivation and attitude in serving others should be checked, sometimes you just have to get out there and do it!
On April 14 we witnessed 30 students step out in faith and publicly declare that they are followers of Jesus as they were baptized in front of the church.