3 Ways to Include Your Neighbors to Be Here For Good

By , Contributing Writer| July 15th, 2020|

The past few months have taught many of us how to be patient in uncertainty and how to love one another well. At Chase Oaks, we want to be here for good in our community. So, we have launched the Here For Good movement to love our neighbors well and invite those around us to be here for [...]

5 Firework Displays to Celebrate the Fourth of July This Year

By , Contributing Writer| June 25th, 2020|

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local firework displays might look different as we come together to celebrate the Fourth of July this year. To adhere to social distancing guidelines for large gatherings, many local cities are doing firework displays families can watch from the comfort of their homes and cars. Check out how you and [...]

Creating Spaces to Be Here For Good for Our Community

By , Communications Pastor| June 10th, 2020|

Social distancing practices associated with the COVID-19 pandemic have made it difficult for many local nonprofit organizations to serve their clients in our community. What makes this especially difficult is many of their clients are struggling more and are in need of extra support during this time. As part of our Here For Good movement, [...]

How Our Community United to Tackle Food Insecurity During a Pandemic

By , External Ministries Pastor| May 31st, 2020|

We’re in the midst of a crisis! I know that’s not really breaking news to you, but it is true. We’re in a season of uncertainty, not really knowing day-to-day how this pandemic will pan out. But even with the unknowns in our future, Chase Oakers and our local food pantries came together in many [...]

Chase Oaks Church’s Chinese Ministry Is Here For Good

By , Contributing Writer| May 19th, 2020|

It’s a part of Detroit a lot of people try to avoid. Block after block of abandoned houses, not much more than brick piles, the definition of urban decay. But shining bright in some of those battered neighborhoods are a handful of well-kept homes filled with blue-collar families breathing life back into Southwest Detroit. Families [...]

Finding Strength in God Through the Gospel

By , College Ministry Resident| April 29th, 2020|

It's been a couple of weeks since COVID-19 wildly disrupted our lives. For some of us, the virus means we can no longer compete in x or fulfill y. Others have been forced to relocate, and probably, most of us have struggled to find a daily rhythm of work/school/devotion (as I have). Additionally, many of [...]

5 Daily Full-Time Working Mom Routines for This Season

By , Communications Project Director| April 21st, 2020|

How can we balance being a full-time mom, full-time manager, and full-time wife? You just don’t. On the first day of my self-quarantine, I pretty much gave up on having some sort of normalcy or schedule for my family and me. I also found myself asking for forgiveness from my co-workers and my toddler for [...]

How We Can Use the Nextdoor App to Be Here For Good

By , External Ministries Pastor| April 4th, 2020|

Whether we like it or not, we’ve entered a new season, a new era, a new way of living, working, shopping—a new way of life! The biggest change might be a new way of relating to others, utilizing the internet for online video team meetings, social distancing, and no grouping. Those three changes alone take [...]

Digital Tools to Help Your Group Thrive

By , Groups Pastor| April 1st, 2020|

We believe your group can thrive during this unique season, even with all of the challenges and uncertainty we face. As you move your group online, we want to help you create a dynamic experience for each of your group members. Below is a “one-stop-shop” of different digital tools, platforms, and resources available to assist [...]

How to Tackle BOREDom

By , Groups Resident| March 25th, 2020|

COVID-19 has me stuck and I’m bored. Now what? AM: Early Morning Breathe As we continue to tune in on any news source (e.g., social media, TV, and radio), we can get overly anxious, panicked, and depressed. Sometimes we need to remember that, in the world, the good news is boring, and scary news makes [...]