Holy Week
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Holy Week

Last Sunday we celebrated Palm Sunday – a day that we traditionally attribute to Jesus’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Jesus rode into town on a donkey, fulfilling a messianic prophecy spoken long ago through the Prophet Zechariah and recounted by Matthew: “This took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet: “Say to the...

On a Sunday… and Every Day
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On a Sunday… and Every Day

  God’s word is living! Now try to explain that to a five year old. Every Sunday that’s what we do in Uptown Kid’s Ministry. Uptown volunteers don’t use just words to teach God’s word; they back-it-up with action and heart. We have teachers and co-teachers that invest themselves in creating a fun environment where the...

An Update – Men’s Ministry
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An Update – Men’s Ministry

I thought I’d share a little bit about what is going on with the men’s ministry around Harvest. The men’s ministry at Harvest is a ministry that I help lead with Jeff Isom.  We’ve been working together for a couple of years, planning and preparing events for the men of our church. When we plan...

Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers: Why Missions Matters
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Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers: Why Missions Matters

  I have a confession to make:  I’m a loser.  Not the kind of loser who through poor choices or bad luck never seems to make a success of things.  No, I’m the kind of loser who, well…loses things.  Lots of things.  Repeatedly.  Over and over. Jackets, keys, books, important papers.  You name it; I’ve...

UNITED!
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UNITED!

Something happened this past weekend. Something unexpected, but also something that was incredibly exciting to be a part of. This past weekend, a group of students came together out at Unite Winter Camp. Like so many other situations with teenagers, there was a group who knew each other well, and a group of newer students...