Hope for Myanmar: Part 2

Hope for Myanmar: Part 2

This Tuesday our River West team returned home from Myanmar with tired eyes and full hearts. While in country, our team was able to provide wellness checks and much needed medicine to over 200 boarding home students, parents, and leaders that partner with Pastor No...
Hope for Myanmar: Part 1

Hope for Myanmar: Part 1

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.   Romans 15:13 Over the last few years, the country of Myanmar has gone from an obscure, poor country in SE Asia to a fixture in our...
Intentional Parenting

Intentional Parenting

Several years ago, my wife Julie and I were invited by some friends of ours to attend an Intentional Parenting conference that was being hosted at their church. At the time, I remember feeling utterly exhausted and defeated as a parent. Much like a deflated Tom Brady...
New Year’s Eve Prayers

New Year’s Eve Prayers

Last Sunday we launched into the New Year as a community by reflecting on four precious promises from Christ. Since then, many folks have reached out and asked if they could have access to the corporate prayers that were written and used in our time of worship...
Advent Week 4: Mission

Advent Week 4: Mission

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light...
What News Do You Listen To?

What News Do You Listen To?

Ever since the advent of 24-hour reporting, I think it’s safe to say that many of us have become news junkies these days. While there’s certainly nothing wrong about being informed about what’s happening in our world, lately I’ve been taking an honest inventory of the...
Why We Have Hope for Houston

Why We Have Hope for Houston

Over the last few weeks we’ve watched on as the city of Houston has been experiencing the disastrous effects from Hurricane Harvey. In the coming weeks, as the rains cease and the flooding subsides, relief efforts will be vast, and the people of Houston will need...