Confidence in the Changes

Confidence in the Changes

Our theme for the last few weeks has been Changed for Good. There are lots of ways that we change over time. Our bodies change. Our families change. Our circumstances are always changing. Some changes are welcome — a better job, an improved relationship, an...
Sawubona Y’all

Sawubona Y’all

Last week I learned the Zulu word sawubona. It’s a way that people greet one like you and I say hello. However, having shared that word during my message yesterday, a friend sent me a link that describes the deeper meaning of sawubona. It literally means I see you....
Africa and Croatia

Africa and Croatia

Hello from Johannesburg, South Africa! I’m currently participating in a week-long exploratory mission trip with Brannon Hulsey (our current Long Range Planning Chairperson and Church Council Chairperson) and 9 other leaders from 5 CBF-related churches. Our group...
Organically Organized

Organically Organized

We had an incredible weekend hosting the 5 Love Languages conference! Nearly 600 people were able to attend in-person, with a dozen or so joining virtually. We also plan to post (by tomorrow) the video sessions to our website for those who were not able to travel. The...
The Language of Heaven

The Language of Heaven

Dear Friends, A woman who died found herself standing outside the gates of heaven, greeted by Saint Peter. She asked him, “Oh, is this really heaven? Did I make it?” Peter said, “Yes, but you must do one more thing before you can enter.” She said, “What is it?”...