Peace Matter

My wife and I were out to dinner at a fairly nice restaurant. You know, the ones with table cloths and a formal table setting, wait staff all dressed up, elegant atmosphere with soft music playing, and an elaborate presentation at each course of the meal. Well, we were enjoying this wonderful experience when a… Read More ›

Connections Matter

I was getting my car worked on at a shop where I know the owner. He is honest and does good work at a fair price. As we discussed my issue, he could not do the certain procedure I needed done, and before I could ask if he knew where to go, he said, “I… Read More ›

Strap on Some Grit!

There is a psychological term that has been coming more and more prevalent in our common day language. It is the term ‘grit.’ I’m sure a few of you have heard the word before, referring to those little particles of dust, dirt, or sand. You may have heard the word in the title of the… Read More ›

A Little Interaction Goes A Long Way

It was a rainy day and we were bustling to get under the overhang of a popular ice creamery. The line was out the door but the crowd was rearranging themselves to all fit under the shelter. People were noticing that some were still halfway out in the rain so made room for them, there… Read More ›

A Little Affirmation Goes A Long Way

So I have be doing some dieting these past few weeks. It is a great wholesale nfl jerseys eating plan with all kinds of healthy, not processed foods. Both my wife and I have more energy and just feel better. However, we are experiencing that bewilderment of looking at your plate of food, and though… Read More ›

We Need Your Good Example

Recently, my wife Kristi and I were away, and during our adventure I noticed two telling scenes that drew my attention to the need of each of us to step up and be an influential good example. One scene was a mom, with raised voice at someone in her group (I think it was her… Read More ›

Palm Sunday 2017

April 9 – All Campuses – Regular services On Palm Sunday, we celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. The people greeted Jesus enthusiastically by waving palm branches and covering His path with palm branches. People even threw down  their cloaks on the path where Jesus rode as a act of homage and submission. Jesus traveled here… Read More ›

Maundy Thursday 2017

April 13 – Cypress Campus 6:00pm – 8:00pm Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper when Jesus shared the Passover meal with His disciples on the night before He was crucified. Before the Passover meal, Jesus washed the feet of His disciples. By performing this lowly act of service, Jesus showed them the full extent of… Read More ›