• 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.

  • Jesus, the Lord of All
    Mike Yoder—December 24

    In Christ, God came to meet our greatest need and to demonstrate His ultimate glory. Joy to the World!

  • Jesus, the Only Savior
    Mike Yoder—December 17

    Jesus offers salvation to a world mired in sin. That includes every person. Have you received his unique salvation?

  • Jesus, the True King
    Mike Yoder—December 10

    The Promised King will one day usher in the ultimate kingdom. Are you already one of his subjects?

  • Jesus, the Good Shepherd
    Mike Yoder—December 3

    Jesus lays down His life to care for yours.

  • Will You Receive the Promise?
    Beau Stanley—November 26

    We receive God’s trust by trusting the Promisor.

Pastors’ Blog

  • 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.

  • The Team of 12 That Went to Vidor
    Dan Green—November 27

    The recovery team of 12 from our church responded to help and arrived in Vidor, Texas — just 90 minutes east of Houston — on November 5. We sensed that God could use us to accomplish several purposes.

  • A Bleak Look at Black Friday
    Dustin Speaks—November 24

    Black Friday is almost like a national holiday in America. Many offices are closed and many people use vacation days to enjoy an extended weekend away from work. Some of those people, and maybe some of you, spend the day shopping as they seek to take advantage of special holiday sales to complete their Christmas shopping.