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 [...]

Four 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, [...]

Four Family-Friendly Spring Break Events in Our Community

By , Communications Resident| March 5th, 2020|

Spring Break is just around the corner! Do you have any plans? Whether you’re a parent needing to entertain your kids or just looking for something fun to do with them, we know it can be tough finding activities! Here are just a few spring break events in our community for you to consider! Spring [...]

Choosing Your Friends Wisely

By , Communications Resident| February 11th, 2020|

Friends are easily one of the most important relationships in our lives! We grow up recognizing that we need people around us to have fun with, encourage us, and to be there in the bad times. Something I’ve noticed while growing up is that my circle of friends has shrunk with each year. No longer [...]

Three Ways for Women to Connect at Chase Oaks

By , Women's Groups Pastor| February 9th, 2020|

Women are busy. It doesn’t matter what stage of life you are in. And chances are you probably need some time to connect with others and to simply relax. The good news is we have a season filled with ways for women to connect at Chase Oaks and to schedule some much-needed self-care time. Whether [...]

How Buddy Break Makes a Difference for Families With Special Needs

By , Groups Resident| February 2nd, 2020|

When I heard about Buddy Break, I was flooded with so many emotions. Hearing about Buddy Break’s heart and mission for families with special needs children moved me in several ways. Buddy Break’s mission is to celebrate children with special needs (VIPs) and provide hope and practical assistance to VIP children of all ages and [...]

3 C’s of Building Your Crew

By , Communications Resident| January 30th, 2020|

As we get older, we realize that our friendships and the people who surround us matter more than ever. It’s even funny to think that, as we age, the number of people we choose to be around decreases dramatically. Can you think of people who you know but only on a surface level? What about [...]

Five Fears That Keep Us From Our Potential

By , Communications Resident| January 12th, 2020|

“New Year, New Me!” This is how we enter every year, hoping that something will happen so that we can finally start being the person we want to be. But what happens? Months go by and nothing changes. Finally, by June, we’re already looking to the next year to be the year for change! Why [...]

Five Ways to Thrive in Community

By , Copy Editor| January 5th, 2020|

With a new year and a new decade come resolutions and goals. But before you start checking off the list and making vows to eat healthier, exercise more, and spend less, there might be something important to add to your resolutions this year: connect with others. Connecting with others is how we can thrive in [...]