Real Options Partner Team Is Here For Good for Expecting Moms

By , Real Options Partner Team Leader| June 23rd, 2020|

The Real Options Partner Team Feels the Effects of a Pandemic As I sit down to write this, I am in awe of a God who loves and works through us to accomplish His work, especially when we act with generous hearts out of compassion for the vulnerable. Chase Oaks Church partners with Real Options, [...]

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 [...]

3 Practical Ways to Flatten the Curve

By , | May 27th, 2020|

News reports reveal the U.S. COVID-19 death toll hit 100,000 and unemployment rates are increasing as 1 in 4 Americans have filed for unemployment. Therefore, as cities and businesses across Texas reopen, we still need to work together to continue to flatten the curve and protect the vulnerable populations from COVID-19. But with so much information [...]

How to Find Peace in a Crazy World

By , Woodbridge Campus Student Pastor| May 24th, 2020|

Peace—a five-letter word that means so much to so many people. It is what most of us, in some capacity, wake up every morning and strive to attain, whether we realize it or not. Some of us achieve it. To others, those five letters feel as hard to grasp as the wind or as fleeting [...]

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 [...]

Bad Theology Is Dangerous in a Pandemic

By , Senior Pastor| May 19th, 2020|

Bad theology is dangerous, as dangerous as any virus, and it seems to spread more quickly. That’s why the apostle John said we have to “test the spirits” to see if our thinking is aligned with God’s Spirit or the spirit of this age (1 John 4:1). Bad theology dishonors God, stains the reputation of [...]

The Next Few Months for Your Group

By , Groups Pastor| May 15th, 2020|

Now that restrictions are starting to ease in Texas, every business, industry, organization, and type of gathering is grappling with what the road ahead looks like and what the “new normal” will be, including our church and your small group. In some ways, small groups might seem like the easiest or most logical place to [...]

An Open Letter to the Class of 2020

By , Student Ministry Pastor Team Lead| May 13th, 2020|

Dear Seniors, First off, let me say, this sucks. This is your senior year, your last year in high school. This was the year for lasts. Your last dance, your last walk through the halls, your last performance, your last high school mission trip, your last tournament. This is the year you should walk across the [...]

Using Letters to Spread Hope During a Pandemic

By , | May 12th, 2020|

When COVID-19 began to spread in the United States, Brynn Goldsmith knew she wanted to help in some way, but she was unsure how to get started when everything suddenly became virtual. With some thought and creativity, she found a way to spread encouragement to her community and support our frontline workers. An Idea to [...]

How We Can Support Our Frontline Workers

By , External Ministries Pastor| April 18th, 2020|

Every day, men and women are risking their lives as they work on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Our healthcare professionals, first responders, grocery workers, government officials, warehouse workers, and many others are working hard to keep our society running. While frontline workers are supporting our community, we want to help with their [...]