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 [...]

Four Ways to Be Content in the New Year

By , Communications Resident| December 29th, 2019|

We’ve all been there, daydreaming about what life would be like if ______, whether that’s getting a job promotion, a future spouse, having children, or moving to a different city. We all have a “what if” in our heads that keep us from being content and fully present in where we’re at right now. How [...]

Five Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Activities

By , Communications Resident| December 27th, 2019|

2020 is almost here! Does your family have plans to kick off the new year together? Watch the ball drop together with some appetizers and sparkling juice? Or how about eating black-eyed peas out the wazoo? Maybe that’s just my family. Whatever you decide to do, we want to know you’re kicking off the new [...]

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#LoveDoesTheUnexpected Opportunity Fund Supports Single Mom

By , Communications Pastor| December 17th, 2019|

This fall, Chase Oaks Church challenged everyone to think big about creative ways to show others how #LoveDoesTheUnexpected. After receiving some incredible ideas of how to love our community, a few were picked, and people received grants to make them happen. Because of this challenge, the #LoveDoesTheUnexpected Opportunity Fund supported a single mom in a [...]

Seven Family-Friendly Activities to Celebrate Christmas

By , Copy Editor| December 3rd, 2019|

Christmas is a festive time of year filled with traditions, gifts, and gatherings. In the middle of baking Christmas cookies, shopping for our loved ones, and attending holiday parties, let’s take the time to spend quality time with our family and friends and do one (or a few) of these family-friendly activities to celebrate Christmas. [...]

Three Struggles of the Boomerang Generation

By , Communications Resident| November 14th, 2019|

“Congratulations you’ve just graduated college, what are you going to do now?!” If you’re anything like me, your response would be “moving home!” Society calls us the “Boomerang Generation.” If leaving college wasn’t hard enough, I’ve noticed three struggles most people face when moving home post-graduation. Student Debt Student debt is the number one cause [...]

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 [...]

What Is the Enneagram and Why Do We Care?

By , Communications Resident| November 7th, 2019|

Enneagram, a word that has sparked debate in the Christian world this past year. In favor or against, this system has been talked about for sure! But what is the Enneagram? What does it mean? Should we be worried about its origin? What Is the Enneagram? The Enneagram Institute describes the origin of the Enneagram [...]

How We Can Love Our Neighbors This Halloween

By , Copy Editor| October 18th, 2019|

No matter how we feel about Halloween, it is a great night we can connect with our neighbors. What other day do we go knocking door-to-door without any awkwardness? What other day are most of the neighbors and their children running around the block at the same time? Rather than focusing on the creatures and [...]