Singleness in the Church

By , Young Professionals Resident| November 21st, 2019|

Thinking through these past few years of my life, one thing that has always been in my shadow is singleness. In nine short months, I became the only single person in my family. My sister got married on July 29. My brother met his wife on September 15 and got married seven months later on [...]

Three Reasons Why Your Student Should Attend DNOW 2020

By , Communications Resident| November 8th, 2019|

Disciple Now (DNOW) is an overnight local retreat where students in Grades 7-12 will have the opportunity to spend the weekend together in worship services, community, and games. The hope for this weekend is that students’ lives will be transformed by the Gospel of Jesus and that they will be able to worship collectively with [...]

Chase Oaks Church Uses Global Strategy to Make a Difference in Egypt

By , External Ministries Pastor| November 2nd, 2019|

At Chase Oaks Church, we believe in partnering with local churches in our community and throughout the world to make a difference. We have developed a global strategy to help us be intentional as we strive to build up impoverished communities around the world. This year, we are taking our global strategy to make a [...]

Meet Woodbridge Campus Pastor Todd Baughman

By , Copy Editor| October 30th, 2019|

Typically, when we think of a pastor, we think of someone who grew up as a pastor's kid, felt called to pursue ministry as a teen, and attended seminary as a young adult. But Woodbridge Campus Pastor Todd Baughman took a much different journey. While he accepted Jesus at a young age, it actually took [...]

Q Commons 2019: Create a Better Future

By , Copy Editor| September 19th, 2019|

What is Q Commons? Q Commons is a two-hour event that connects national and local leaders to neighbors and friends in your community for a conversation on how we can advance good thinking, action, and virtue in a tumultuous culture. Q Commons is known for doing more than just asserting opinions. It is known for [...]

Three Tips for Creating Positive Connections With Adult Children

By , Contributing Writer| September 17th, 2019|

When I was pregnant with my oldest son, I remember many well-meaning people telling me two things: You have 18 years to teach, guide, and develop this baby into a young man. The next 18 years will fly by, so make the most of every day. The time did fly by, and 18 years is [...]

LIFT: A New Way for Students to Connect at Chase Oaks

By , Copy Editor| September 12th, 2019|

What Is LIFT? We know how much of a struggle the middle school and high school years can be for students and parents. Life pulls teens in so many different directions, and it can be challenging to guide them in the right one. That’s why we have created a new way for students to connect [...]

From Cultural Collisions to Success: Third-Culture Teenagers

By , LPC-Intern at Lifeologie Counseling| September 4th, 2019|

Being a teenager is so hard. Really, being human is hard, period. Whether you are a teen or involved in a teen's life, you can attest to the fact that teen years are some of the most difficult to navigate. Being the parent, teacher, mentor, or even friend of a teenager has unique challenges. There [...]

Five Ways You Can Transform Your Relationships at Chase Oaks

By , Copy Editor| August 29th, 2019|

Relationships take a lot of effort. And even when you put the work in, they can be hard to navigate. But no matter where you and your family have been or where you are, there are opportunities to transform your relationships at Chase Oaks. Here are five ways you can transform your relationships this season! [...]

10 Resources to Strengthen Your Marriage

By , Copy Editor| August 25th, 2019|

We always hear how hard marriage is and how there is a great chance that you will experience divorce in your lifetime. Although marriage can be hard, it can also bring great joy, satisfaction, and fulfillment. To help you and your spouse experience this gift, we have put together 10 resources that will strengthen your [...]