Communion: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

By , Groups Pastor| May 12th, 2020|

For many people, one of the most stressful and strange moments in a church service happens when communion (also known as the Lord’s Supper or the Eucharist in some traditions) is taken. Part of the challenge comes because it is done in so many different ways, so even if you’ve grown up going to church, [...]

7 Ways the Armor of God Can Protect Your Children Right Now

By , KidzKlub Director| April 16th, 2020|

During these uncertain times, we believe that if our children aren’t being prepared, then they are unprepared. As parents, we feel like it is crucial to equip our children (and ourselves) with the armor of God. In Ephesians 6:13-17, the Apostle Paul writes: “Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the [...]

4 Ways to Spend More Time With God

By , | April 14th, 2020|

Do you ever play out a crazy disaster scenario in your head and think through how you would handle it? For instance, if a zombie apocalypse is happening, I would suddenly become brave, athletic, gritty, and know karate. I would rise up as the hero in this made-up world, and I save everyone. Then, something [...]

10 Online Resources for Holy Week

By , Communications Pastor| April 5th, 2020|

This Palm Sunday, we will remember Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, a prophecy fulfilled that revealed Jesus Christ was the Messiah, the King of kings. Palm Sunday kicks off Holy Week, the last week of Lent, during which many of us will reflect on the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. To help you [...]

4 Unique Opportunities for Your Group During COVID-19

By , Groups Pastor| March 19th, 2020|

Meeting in a group has never been the easiest thing to do. Let’s face it: we want good friends, but discovering and deepening those relationships takes work! Busy schedules, a bad group experience in the past, current group members who are flaky and inconsistent can all make community challenging. If it wasn’t difficult enough already, [...]

How to Cope With Anxiety and Fear During the Pandemic

By , ReNew Director| March 19th, 2020|

It’s hard to turn on the TV or scroll though social media without triggering anxiety or fear right now. The world is in a state of chaos, there is so much unknown, and we are all feeling it. Everyone has felt anxiety before, but many are feeling it for the first time in a big [...]

Fighting Fair During the Coronavirus Quarantine

By , ReNew Director| March 19th, 2020|

Because we are spending a lot of time in our homes practicing social distancing, the chances of experiencing conflict are pretty high. Whether it’s with your spouse, children and teenagers, or roommates, it’s probably going to happen. And because we still want to be around each other when the pandemic is over, we need to [...]

Three Reasons We’re Good Enough for God

By , Contributing Writer| February 27th, 2020|

It’s always easier to put anything off until we feel more equipped or better prepared for something. This can even be true in our walk with God. A lot of us believe that God won’t use us until we’re more spiritually mature or in a different life stage. Oftentimes, we don't feel good enough for [...]

Vision Weekend 2020 at Chase Oaks Church

By , Communications Pastor| February 20th, 2020|

Although we live in a time where our culture is more divided, discouraged, and distrustful than ever, we can come together and make a decision to connect with our culture in a way we never have before. We don’t need to retreat from a hurting, broken culture; we need to engage it. This is the [...]

Next Gen Summer Camps 2020 at Chase Oaks Church

By , Contributing Writer| February 16th, 2020|

For parents, one of the hardest things to compete with is technology. Our children and teens are spending more and more time on screens, and we are always trying to figure out ways to decrease screen time and increase connection and fun (without a device). Well, at Chase Oaks Church, we have a couple of [...]