Halloween: A Time to Be a Good Neighbor

By , External Ministries Pastor| October 18th, 2017|

Think about your neighborhood. Now, think of that one neighbor that always seems to go the extra mile. The one that invites us over to dinner when we first move into the neighborhood, that stops by to see how we are doing from time to time, or that is always there for us when we [...]

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, [...]

Answering the Call

By , Contributing Writer| August 12th, 2016|

When you are willing to serve, God provides you opportunities to do so.  Don Proeschel, a fellow Chase Oaker, not only answers the call to serve, but creates opportunities for others to serve as well.  Upon joining Chase Oaks five years ago, Don quickly entrenched himself in the youth ministry with the goal of role [...]

2gether for Kids Is Building Relationships

By , Outreach Director / Admin| July 28th, 2016|

Our 2gether for Kids initiative is doing more than just providing much-needed school supplies for students and teachers in need, it’s building relationships in our community.  Our Schoolzone Store—which we host at our Family Center in early August—began out of relationship that Chase Oaks has been building with our partner Mendenhall Elementary over the years. [...]

Reluctant Connection Leads to Transformation

By , Contributing Writer| June 14th, 2016|

Recently I had the privilege to talk to Derik Torres, who is the Worship Leader for Chase Oaks En Español.  You may know him for his incredible vocal talent.  In the short time that he and his wife April have been a part of Chase Oaks, they are making a tremendous impact in our community. [...]