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 [...]

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 [...]

Transformation in Unexpected Places

By , Copy Editor| September 19th, 2017|

Come as you are. Be transformed. Make a difference. Chase Oaker Katie Motley grew up hearing these statements at church. However, she would not completely understand the connection between “be transformed” and “make a difference” until she made a decision that changed the trajectory of her life. Katie Motley has been attending Chase Oaks Church [...]

JOY in the Next Step of Faith

By , Contributing Writer| June 24th, 2016|

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” (Proverbs 9:10) As Jeff says frequently in his sermons, “God loves us enough to meet us where we are, but he also loves us enough to not let us stay there.” He wants to transform not only our eternity, but [...]