Rose LifeGroup Outreach Event Extends Invitation to All

By , Contributing Writer| January 14th, 2018|

At the outset of our planning, it became quickly apparent that our outreach event needed the full support and cooperation of our entire LifeGroup. So, as we began, we simply brainstormed ideas to answer the basic questions: why, what, when, where, who, and how. The "why" was relatively simple—we wanted to follow the directives of [...]

Discovering Our Gifts Through Storms

By , | January 4th, 2018|

It’s not a matter if a storm is going to enter your life. It’s when. But storms do not define our lives. Rather, they provide opportunities for us to overcome adversity, which can help us discover who we are, including our gifts. “Compared to what others have gone through, the storms I have faced seem [...]

Three New Year’s Resolutions That Will Change Your Life

By , Copy Editor| December 31st, 2017|

Oftentimes, when we hear the phrase, “New Year, New You,” we begin thinking of what type of New Year’s resolutions we might make this year. Will we commit to being a “healthier you” by eating nutritious food and exercising more often? Will we commit to being a “wiser you” by spending less and saving more? [...]

Looking Forward to Living into God’s Vision in 2018

By , Copy Editor| December 28th, 2017|

On the weekend of December 1-3, Chase Oakers came together to celebrate what God has done in and through our church and what His amazing vision is for our future. Senior Pastor Jeff Jones opened his sermon with a story about how Chase Oaks Church became the church of the no turning away—God’s church to [...]

Five Simple Ways to Love Our Neighbors This Christmas

By , Copy Editor| December 13th, 2017|

When is the last time you opened your door to a group of Christmas carolers singing your favorite Christmas songs? When is the last time you opened your door to receive a bag of treats that made you excited to open? When is the last time you opened your door to a neighbor reaching out [...]

How to Neighbor During the Christmas Season

By , External Ministries Pastor| November 30th, 2017|

The Christmas “season” spans a length of time that seems to change depending with whom you are talking. We all know the people who love the fact that lights and decorations go up, and Christmas music about Jesus’ birth and sleigh rides begins well before that “other” holiday near the end of November. There are [...]

Reasons Why We Should Be Thankful for Replant

By , Copy Editor| November 22nd, 2017|

On Thanksgiving, many of us will reflect on our lives and find reasons to be thankful. We might even share what we are thankful for around the Thanksgiving table. As we head into the season of gratitude, let’s look at what makes Chase Oaks unique and at the reasons Chase Oakers have to be thankful [...]

Three Ways to Celebrate 2gether This Christmas

By , Copy Editor| November 15th, 2017|

When the Christmas music starts playing on the radio, Christmas movies start airing on Hallmark, and ugly Christmas sweaters hit the shelves at Target, it is time for Chase Oaks Church to Celebrate 2gether. While the Christmas season can bring fond memories of decorating the tree, baking cookies, and wrapping presents with our families, it [...]

Five Ways to Show Appreciation on Veterans Day

By , Copy Editor| November 8th, 2017|

Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11. Most of us know about Veterans Day because it is another day our banks are closed. But it is more than a bank holiday. It is a day we celebrate and honor the men and women who dedicated their lives to serving our country. While Memorial Day [...]

Connecting with Community: The Tale of the Christmas Brunch Bunch

By , Contributing Writer| November 1st, 2017|

As Chase Oakers, we often hear the phrase “make a difference,” which makes us think of traveling across the world for mission trips. But one easy way for Chase Oakers to make a difference is to connect with our community this holiday season. This is exactly what one Chase Oaks family does every year. Here [...]