Trusting God’s Promises During Difficult Times

By , Contributing Writer| February 15th, 2018|

Doesn’t it feel like we face challenging times often? Do we ever say, “things are exactly how they should be”? Do we realize when they are? Why do we always seek or yearn for something more, some different season, some other job, or some stage to pass? No matter what difficult circumstances we are facing, [...]

Three Issues to Overcome to Find Our Calling

By , Groups Pastor| February 11th, 2018|

When God was calling me to something new, every sin I’d ever committed flashed before my eyes, and it was a really long flashback. The flashback was the first thing that happened when I began to digest the idea of becoming a pastor. Then, my brain started turning into mashed potatoes as I thought about [...]

Overcoming Fear When Making Decisions

By , Contributing Writer| February 4th, 2018|

When faced with making decisions, especially life-changing ones, it is natural for us to feel fear and anxiety. We might have a fear of the unknown, a fear of failure, or a fear of not knowing if we are really hearing God right. Fear can paralyze us, causing us to delay our decisions or to [...]

How to Seek the Wisdom of God

By , | January 28th, 2018|

Seeking God’s wisdom can be difficult in our culture when we hear many people share their “wisdom” with us. Everyone has their own sense of truth, so it can be difficult to drown out the noise to find clarity when we seek God’s wisdom. Elle Sanders, Chase Oaks Church’s Central Worship Resident, shares her story about [...]

How to Find Direction on God’s Path

By , Contributing Writer| January 18th, 2018|

Oftentimes, we focus on one decision at a time, but we never consider the path we are walking. As Senior Pastor Jeff Jones said in his message on Sunday, “Our path determines our destination more than our individual decisions do.” If we are on God’s path, then we can be assured God will guide us [...]