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Crossed Hands of Blessing

Old person hands

It is easy for us to approach God and ask him to bless what we bring him, only to be frustrated when his blessings aren’t what we expect. ...

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Remembering That God Pursued Me

2016.01.05 TBorders RG blog-1

By the grace of God and the gentle nudge of my wife, I signed up for Redemption. Even though I didn’t know what to expect, God moved in my heart....

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Why is Genesis 38 In Our Bibles?

In Genesis 37 we’re introduced to the tense family dynamic between Jacob’s children that culminates in Joseph’s betrayal and enslavement. The final verse of the chapter tells us that he ended up in Potiphar’s house, and Genesis 39 picks the story up from there. But between these two chapters is one that can feel unnecessary. Despite the presence of...

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Why We Study the Bible

2016.02.10 Joseph study guide

Looking back over the early years of my Christian journey, I realized that I was young and immature. I needed to learn a lot about God and the spiritual discipline of reading his word. I knew that reading my bible was a good thing but struggled to be consistent....

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A Clean Glass of Water in Jesus' Name

2015 Dominican Republic DR pic

The Dominican kids who were with us thought we were nice, but that we talked about a “God” who was only for us...

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A New Framework for Understanding Grace

2016.01.14 Kristen Anderson blog

It was a Sunday morning. My husband and I were driving back from church, reflecting on God’s grace in our lives. I asked him why he thought we had a strong marriage, despite all of the tough times the Lord has walked us through....

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Paul's Ambition, Our Vision

2016.01.08 AZ blog

Our prayer is that God would empower and equip each of our members to make disciples who make disciples. As we all engage in this mission, our dream is to see this kind of movement sweep across our community....

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Ten Questions to Help You Make the Most of 2016

2015.12.31 Whitney blog post-1

We’re often too busy trudging through the mountains to stop and take in the majestic view of what God is doing. And unless we stop for a second and intentionally look outside the day-to-day specifics, we’ll keep moving and keep living without making it a point to seek God in our purpose and rhythms of life....

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God's Greatest Gift

2015.12.22 Christmas Blog

It’s the week of Christmas and everyone is busy with last minute preparations. Some are running to the store to buy the perfect gift for that loved one, and others keep checking the front porch to see if Amazon has delivered the gift they ordered. But as we enter into another Christmas celebration, let us remember that the greatest gift was not a last minute decision but...

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Favorite Books of 2015

2015 Books

As a church staff, we work to equip and encourage one another with resources that help focus our lives on the gospel and teach us more of what it means to follow Christ. We've compiled a list of the books each of us has found most helpful in 2015 which we hope are helpful for you as well....

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