The season of Advent, which begins this Sunday, December 2, is an overtly outward-facing time of the year. It means “coming” and reminds us that when God decided to know us, he didn’t merely talk about it from a distance. He reached out to us and came near.Read More
The results of Giving Tuesday are in and I am delighted to report that you gave $213,169. Generous donors matched $100,000 of your gifts for a total of $313,169.
I am overwhelmed by this outpouring of generosity. Your gifts enable us to begin to plan our 2019 ministry year and service projects and places us in a strong position as we move into year end, typically the time of year most churches and nonprofits collect a significant portion of their budget.Read More
The WorkFaith Connection is a ministry partner of ours at City Church. They exist to encourage disadvantaged job seekers in their hope for a better future and to equip them with the skills and beliefs to gain employment and lead healthy, productive and spiritually rich lives. Nowhere is their vision more powerfully experienced than during their graduation ceremonies on Friday afternoons, the culmination of their 8-Day Job Search Program, which runs continuously throughout the year. Occasionally, I have the opportunity to speak at these graduations - it’s always an honor and joy - but anyone can come and I encourage you to go! You can find the schedule at The WorkFaith Connection.Read More