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Steve Mass - Staff Worship Leader I’m a huge fan of music. I know...big shock there. But really, aside from Swedish Death Metal Polka, I can appreciate/tolerate most music I hear. I grew up in the 90’s when TLC, Boys II Men, Backstreet Boys, Limp Bizkit, Smashing Pumpkins, and many others, were topping the charts.
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Seth Carter - CLI Intern for Student Ministries Just last month I found out I was receiving a financial gift. My excitement, however, was short lived. After going over my family’s monthly budget, I discovered we had some unexpected expenses, and regular funds we were counting on had une... Read More...
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Corey Bullock – Ahwatukee Campus Pastor Identity matters. If you don’t think so, just try to leave the country without identification. Try to purchase a firearm (in most states) without ID. Try to rent a book at your local library without it. The first thing a cop does when he pulls you over is ask you for some identification (so I’ve been told), and out comes a little card with several bits of description that makes up my identity. Name: Corey Bullock Sex: Male Ey... Read More...
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By Cal Jernigan “The unthinkables of yesterday are the facts of today; the unthinkables of today will be the facts of tomorrow.” These words were uttered over a quarter of a century ago by the late Christian philosopher Francis Schaeffer. I can’t help but recall them as I have watched the developments of this past week. I never imagined that we would see the White House lit up in rainbow colored lights celebrating the Supreme Court’s ruling legitimizing same sex marr... Read More...
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By Heather Rodriguez Approximate completion time: 40 minutes Read: Colossians 2:16-23 Memory verse: Colossians 2:17 Prayer: Lord Jesus, thank you for the freedom to worship you and study your precious Word. I acknowledge that the Bible is actually the Word of God. I pray that as I study your lesson today, that your Word would be at work in me.
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By Cal Jernigan It really is one of the saddest statements in the Bible. What it says should never be said of anyone. What makes it even worse is that once it’s established it is permanent. It will never change. I hope and pray it doesn’t happen to me. I hope and pray it never happens to you. Before I show you the statement, let me give you the setting. It’s found in a verse that involved one of the kings of Judah, a man by the name of Jehoram. To understand Jehoram, yo... Read More...
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Monte Hunt - Worship Leader “The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us. We have seen His glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14