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 [...]

Q Commons 2019 Local Speakers: Create a Better Future

By , Copy Editor| October 11th, 2019|

Create a Better Future at Q Commons 2019 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. [...]

Five Family-Friendly Halloween Events in Our Community

By , Copy Editor| October 10th, 2019|

Fall is such a fun and festive time of year. During this season, there are so many opportunities to spend quality time with our family, friends, and neighbors and to make a difference in our community. Check out these five family-friendly Halloween events in our community where you can experience fun, get some yummy treats, [...]

Family Fall Events Happening at Chase Oaks

By , Copy Editor| September 25th, 2019|

For many of us, fall means cooler weather, football, and pumpkin spice everything! Fall is also a great time to spend time with family and friends as many communities host a variety of events—from pumpkin patches and fall festivals to haunted houses and trunk-or-treats. Let’s enjoy this beautiful and fun season by checking out the [...]

The Importance of Having a Mentor

By , Communications Resident| September 20th, 2019|

When going through life, we need people to stand next to us through the thick and thin. I’m not talking about our friends, our family, or our partner. I’m talking about a mentor. What Is a Mentor? The dictionary describes a mentor as a trusted counselor or guide. We believe there are four aspects that [...]

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 [...]