The Measure of a Man: An Updated Classic

By , Contributing Writer| October 13th, 2016|

There are multiplied thousands of books published every year. However, very few stay in print—especially for years!  “The Measure of a Man” is one of those exceptions. It has never gone out of print for over 40 years! This amazing publishing story began in 1973! Dr. Gene Getz (Chase Oaks’ founding pastor) had just launched [...]

A Simple Email Reply that Made All the Difference

By , Contributing Writer| September 20th, 2016|

Just over 10 months ago, I arrived at DFW airport with two sleep deprived children and over 10 pieces of luggage to reunite with my husband, Justin. We’d left Johannesburg, South Africa over 24 hours before; endured an 11-hour flight to London (with one child sick all the way), a 4-hour layover and a 9-hour [...]

Finding Your Tribe at Chase Oaks

By , Contributing Writer| August 27th, 2016|

In our current series, “Tribe,” we are learning about the importance of finding those deep connections with others in life that God designed us for and how these life-giving relationships help to recharge and energize us during the good times and the bad.  That’s why NOW is the perfect time to get into a LifeGroup [...]

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Dancing from the Darkness into the Light

By , Contributing Writer| July 26th, 2016|

Chase Oaker and Dance Instructor Charlie Descisciolo (aka “Charlie Dee”) knows about transformation. Having just celebrated his 10-year clean and sober anniversary free from drug and alcohol addiction, he desires to share his story, in hopes that it will inspire others who may be struggling with similar issues to not give up, to get [...]

New Series: Momentum

By , Communications Pastor| July 15th, 2016|

I recently started exercising again. It’s been a while and my age is catching up to my muscles and my waistline. After being fairly athletic as a young man, my life is far too sedentary now. But, developing new exercise habits is tough. It’s hard to start that new routine and then maintain that new [...]

Reluctant Connection Leads to Transformation

By , Contributing Writer| June 14th, 2016|

Recently I had the privilege to talk to Derik Torres, who is the Worship Leader for Chase Oaks En Español.  You may know him for his incredible vocal talent.  In the short time that he and his wife April have been a part of Chase Oaks, they are making a tremendous impact in our community. [...]