Cassandra Moton – Children’s Programming Pastor My dad died earlier this year. It was a shock to my system at the time. Completely unexpected. But after the services, after I flew home, I jumped right back into life. Full throttle.

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Alex Enabnit – Research Editor This weekend we continued our “Out of the Ordinary” series with a guest speaker who is known for being out of the ordinary, especially how he follows Jesus.

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Scott Jones – Gilbert Campus Pastor Can you remember the last time you experienced disappointment? For some of you, it just happened, which is how you found this blog. You went searching for some encouragement or direction after a big let down. For others, it’s been a while, maybe so long that you almost didn’t […]

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Blake Henry – Student Life Group Pastor, Mesa As a student life group pastor, I have the awesome privilege of meeting so many awesome students. One of my former students, Matt Hutsko, just graduated this past year and has now stepped up to become a leader in our Student Ministry. I have become very close […]

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Alex Enabnit – Research Editor Continuing our “Out of the Ordinary” series, this week Cal talked about the extraordinary courage of the disciples in Acts.

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Alex Enabnit – Research Editor If I were to call you “ordinary,” would you take that as a compliment?

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Perry Emerick – Mesa Campus Pastor When you are in ministry, there are times when you feel a bit elevated or pedestaled, where folks elevate your stature and perhaps hold you to a standard higher than most. It is something that most all of us have wrestled with, that simply because we work at a church that […]

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Cassandra Moton – Children’s Programming Pastor Today I was shocked. It’s Sunday and I was at church, doing my job in Children’s Ministry. I was sitting in our lobby at the front desk when I was smacked in the face with someone who believes to the core that males are superior to females.

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