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Posted on 22. Apr, 2013 by frank.
I love when the church can create opportunities for community with others, that would otherwise never connect. The Chop Drop did exactly that this year. Someone in town was recently criticizing the Chop Drop and saying, “I really don’t get the whole church thing. Why do they need to do this?” The answer is simple. Our church doesn’t need [...]
Posted on 28. Mar, 2013 by frank.
I’ve had people ask me why our church goes through such effort to host an event like the Chop Drop. There are people that think that it is just some gimmick to get people to come to church but interestingly enough the event is not about Hope Summit. It isn’t about Easter eggs, the helicopter, [...]
Posted on 26. Oct, 2012 by frank.
Each year we do a series of teachings at Hope Summit called “I Am Second” based off of the vision of the official idea that you can check out here. In a culture that tells us to think of ourselves first, putting God first in our life is a daily decision. Last year we heard [...]
Posted on 06. Oct, 2012 by frank.
Is your progress paralyzed? Anxiety can often become paralyzing to progress. Your hopes and dreams for a relationship, a job, your family, or friendships can all be greatly impacted by this one emotion that is difficult to manage. Fortunately, God has provided Paul with some great wisdom on this topic in Philippians 4:5-9 that can help [...]
Posted on 29. Jul, 2012 by frank.
Kids’ Camp is our annual outreach event for children from age 3 through 6th grade. The event impacts our church by not only reaching kids that don’t attend church, but also mobilizing our staff and volunteers to work together for a great cause. The three day event climaxes on Kids’ Camp Sunday as the children [...]
Posted on 22. Jul, 2012 by frank.
Each year our church does an outreach event just for middle school students. This age group is often overlooked in churches but these students need our attention! They are going through so many changes at this age. Physical, social, emotional, and mental changes, let alone having to face the challges that life throws at them. [...]
Posted on 07. Feb, 2012 by frank.
Our church is currently in a groups campaign called “not a fan.” That means our Sunday morning classes and mid-week small groups are engaged in a study that is in alignment with the teachings each Sunday. First let me say that the book and study by Kyle Idleman is great. He’s got a great sense [...]