Posts from January 2014

How to Start a Small Group…by Thomas Day

Pursue People. Let’s be real here. Church is not a building, it’s God’s chosen people redeemed by grace. When it comes to building the church, there is no dollar to person ratio. Money can’t buy a sweet church with a vibrant community going deep in God. We can’t divide the resources we have invested by […]

Imagine Real Freedom

By Marcia Thorsell I used to hear the term “You’ve been set free” in Christian circles and it always produced a question in my heart.  Free from what?  The answer was always…free from sin, free from the devil or some such answer.  Still, that didn’t calm the confusion in my heart.  If that is true, […]

A Heart of Worship

By Kendall Thorsell Hebrews 12:28 “Since we are receiving a Kingdom that cannot be destroyed, let us be thankful and please God by worshiping him with holy fear and awe.”  Psalm 96:1  “Sing a new song to the LORD!   Let the whole earth sing to the LORD!  Sing to the LORD; praise His name.  […]

Give God Your January

I love the new start we get every year!  It feels like a chance to start again, and to wipe the slate clean.  I love new year resolutions and the process of thinking ahead.  I love thinking forward and dreaming about the what’s next!  I love taking time to hear the Lord about what is […]