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Join Us for a Conversation About Racism in America

Join Us for a Conversation About Racism in America

Hey friends, I’d like to invite you into an important conversation we are having at CHS about race. It’s obvious that God is up to something at this moment in our nation and culture. There are two steps I’d love you to please take. First, please listen to the most...
Can One Thing Really Do All That?

Can One Thing Really Do All That?

Jews said to him, “You are not yet fifty years old, and have you seen Abraham?”[a] 58 Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.” 59 So they picked up stones to throw at him, but Jesus hid himself and...
If on Christ We Agree, Let Us Seek Unity

If on Christ We Agree, Let Us Seek Unity

I used to lead a very large, very diverse Protestant lay ministry for women in military settings. It still exists at the local level at many installations worldwide, but at the time I had the great privilege of leading the ministry, it was configured as an...
Serving our City in Jesus’ Name

Serving our City in Jesus’ Name

Hi CHS Family, Even in a time of sheltering, isolation, and upheaval, the Holy Spirit and our staff have been at work, in Jesus’ name, to be blessing to our city and to work for real relationships in our city.  As Tim and I have taught, the essence of the book of...
Take Me to Church Pleeze!!

Take Me to Church Pleeze!!

Dear Friends, It has been so good for my soul to be worshipping together these last few weeks. Despite the masks and the distancing, I love being with you. But I miss so many of you who cannot make it and I miss your delightful children. That’s why I am so excited to...
Great Books on the History of Race in America

Great Books on the History of Race in America

Hey friends, It was great fun to be with you on Sunday to discuss our calling to bring about God’s vision for his church. Namely, that we would be a multi-ethnic community of people living holy lives in adoration of him. If you missed the message you can find it...
♬ Jesus Loves the Little Children ♬

♬ Jesus Loves the Little Children ♬

Psalm 82:3 Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and destitute. As I child, I remember singing “Jesus loves the little children” in Sunday School. What an applicable song as we strive to meet the needs of vulnerable children...
Light of the World

Light of the World

Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. 12 Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see...
Understanding Sin

Understanding Sin

Hey friends, I want to offer a few thoughts about the turmoil in our country right now. I think it would be impossible to make good sense of it all apart from a deep and biblical understanding of sin. I hope these thoughts will inspire you to study the Scriptures and...
Summer Road Trips Are the Best

Summer Road Trips Are the Best

Summer road trips are the best. Whether you are traveling for a few days or a few weeks, summer is a great time to stretch those legs and go see the world. Summer road trips often have fun moments and crazy moments. They always provide great moments for noteworthy...