On Gun Violence and Lent in the Aftermath of Parkland, Florida

By , Communications Pastor| February 16th, 2018|

Ash Wednesday was this week. Forty-six days before Easter every year, millions of people around the world allow their priest or pastor to apply ashes to their forehead in a symbolic gesture of humility. Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent, a season of self-examination, fasting, and personal repentance. The season’s purpose is to prepare [...]

Let It Echo Worship Album Release

By , Communications Pastor| November 16th, 2016|

On Friday, December 2, Chase Oaks Church will release Let it Echo – our second worship album. Unlike our first album, Jesus Victorious, which was a collection of new and original songs, Let it Echo will be a collection of songs that we already know and love and sing on the weekends at Chase Oaks. To [...]

New Sermon Series – “We Too”

By , Communications Pastor| November 3rd, 2016|

Several weeks before we launch a new sermon series a few of us on staff gather to plan what the series will be all about. We make decisions on music and video elements, posters, handouts, fun elements, stuff like that. We also decide what the series will be called. Well, a couple of months back, [...]

New Series Starting: Tribe

By , Communications Pastor| August 18th, 2016|

Several years ago, my family and I moved to Hesston, Kansas—a small town just north of Wichita. In our first weeks and months there, as we tried to learn about the town and its people, we heard over and over about the great tornado that hit that community some 25 years earlier. On March 13, [...]

New Series: Momentum

By , Communications Pastor| July 15th, 2016|

I recently started exercising again. It’s been a while and my age is catching up to my muscles and my waistline. After being fairly athletic as a young man, my life is far too sedentary now. But, developing new exercise habits is tough. It’s hard to start that new routine and then maintain that new [...]