• Exposure & Embrace
    Mike Yoder—February 18

    To encounter Jesus is to be exposed for all you are and to reach out in embrace for all He is.

  • Lord Have Mercy?
    Beau Stanley—February 11

    When Jesus confronts you with His power, will you trust in His mercy?

  • When Jesus Comes Calling
    Mike Yoder—February 4

    Those who recognize the call of Christ are willing to abandon their most trusted identities and activities to follow Him.

  • A Courageous Witness
    Mike Yoder—January 28

    Devoted followers of Jesus are courageous witnesses to Jesus as Savior and Lord.

  • An Equipped Servant
    Mike Yoder—January 21

    Devoted followers of Jesus mature spiritually and serve others humbly.

  • A Connected Participant
    Mike Yoder—January 14

    A devoted follower of Jesus enjoys committed relationships with other believers.

  • A Vibrant Worshipper
    Mike Yoder—January 7

    Worship is not a style. It is a lifestyle. Worship is a life of applause.

  • Jesus, the Friend of Sinners
    Zac Hess—December 31

    Those who trust Christ are able to have joy and celebrate in Him because He has dealt with their deepest and greatest need.

  • Christmas Eve Service
    Jonathan Wiley—December 24

    Pastor Jonathan Wiley shares why Jesus’ coming to earth on Christmas is the true reason for joy in this season.

Pastors’ Blog

  • You Can’t Have Monday–Saturday Discipleship Without Sunday
    Zac Hess—February 19

    My kids were essentially sick for the entire month of January. I cleaned up more vomit in that month than I have in a lifetime, and it’s a miracle our son didn’t end up in the hospital due to dehydration.

  • The Important Concept of Gender Complementarity
    Beau Stanley—January 26

    People have always recognized the physical differences between men and women, of course, but since the 1960s it’s been controversial to speak of non-physical differences between the genders.

  • Options in Worship?
    Mike Yoder—January 17

    We’re tempted to ask “Which of those areas am I responsible for? Can I choose one area of my life — either time or talents or treasures — to be a worshipper of God?”

  • My Stacker Addiction
    David Nicodemus—January 15

    When you’ve tasted something so good and so life-changing, you want your friends, family, neighbors, coworkers, and even strangers to taste the same thing. You want them to love what you love.

  • Finding My Pooh Zen
    Danny Nathan—December 29

    In Christ there’s freedom from the trap of being defined by what I do or what I’ve done. This doesn’t mean I’m not responsible for what I do, but it does mean that my truer identity is secure and unaffected by me.

  • A Christmas for All the People
    Dustin Speaks—December 22

    This Christmas, as we wake up and begin our celebration, I want to challenge us to see an aspect of this magnificent holiday that we may be tempted to forget or overlook entirely.

  • Don’t Miss the Christ of Christmas
    Zac Hess—December 15

    It’s easy to be all mushy gushy at Christmas with the baby Jesus. Christmas is a cultural holiday that nine out of ten Americans celebrate. Americans marvel at a baby in a manager, but we cringe at a Christ on a cross.

  • Hungry and Homeless
    David Nicodemus—December 11

    You’ve seen her before: the woman in shabby clothes, braving the weather near a highway exit ramp while holding a sign that says, “Hungry and Homeless. Please Help. God Bless You.” Cue the internal wrestling match.

  • What’s in a Name?
    Gary Webb—December 4

    My father’s name was good. My father’s name opened a door for me that was not expected but was greatly appreciated.

  • Grasping the Promise
    Beau Stanley—November 29

    Given the amount of information we process, as well as our human tendency toward immediate gratification, we might chalk this promise up to be something to consider down the road. But this would be a mistake.