Spiritual Growth

Resources to help further your understanding of our core beliefs and enrich your spiritual health.

The Story Behind the Waiting

Luke 2:22–32 // Watch Service Online Anticipating Christmas Children await Christmas with great anticipation. They squeal with glee especially when seeing presents under the tree. While we lose this child-like excitement when we grow into adults, we’ve lost a...

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Changing Clouds

I am a chronic allergy sufferer and dust my home as often as possible to keep the dust particles down. While in my office dusting, a ray of sun peaked through the drawn curtains and shed light into the...

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The Story Behind the Gifts

Matthew 2:1–2, 4–5, 8–12 // Watch Service Online Story Basics People all over the world like stories. It is a mode of communication proven to be a billion dollar industry. God knew this about His creation, and choose this format...

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Echoes of Old and Movement in New

My husband and I visited an art museum not long ago. Upon arrival, my heart sank—it was fieldtrip day. The hallowed halls of the art museum echoed with children’s laughter, adult’s frantic efforts to shhh them, and the squeak...

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Counterfeit Power

When I was fourteen, I landed my first job—the kind where you get a paycheck and learn about some guy name FICA who keeps most of your money. I worked at a local retail store and loathed being assigned...

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The Roadblocks of Thanksgiving

Watch the Service And it came to pass, as he went to Jerusalem, that he passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee. And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers,...

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The Cross-Examination

Any time I receive a letter in the mail from our local county, my heart leaps in my throat and there’s a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach. A silent prayer goes forth regarding the envelope’s contents....

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The Upper Room

I was speaking with a dear Sister not too long ago, who shared with me her journey in coming to the Lord. As a child, she had a kinship with God—loving every moment she was in His house. But,...

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Be Strong, and Get to Work

When I was younger, my family would spend vacations on the lovely beach of the Atlantic coast. When you’re out in the sun, surrounded by sand and waves, the world’s your oyster in finding something fun to do. If...

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Counting Sheep

Sleep and I have been going through a rough patch lately. I don’t know what I might have said to make it feel unwanted, but sleep has not been my close, constant companion these last few months. In our...

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Bible Studies

Are you curious to know more? The Bible holds every answer we seek, but sometimes it can be a little daunting to dive right into reading. That's what makes Bible studies so great. We can help guide you through God's Word and show you the impact it can have in your life.