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6/20/2017 – Wonmin Kim

by Thomas Chang

Twas Grace that Taught my Heart to FEAR. The women are beginning a book called, From Fear to Freedom. One of the wise women said that the title was confusing because she always thought that freedom led us to fear. Another wise woman asked me what it meant to fear the Lord and thought that […]

6/13/2017- Chris McNerney

by Thomas Chang

Roman 1:19 “For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them”   Last week, the irreverent comedian Sarah Silverman appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel show to promote her new comedy special. It was the first time she had seen Kimmel since he disclosed his son’s heart […]

6/6/2017 – Tom Chang

by Thomas Chang

1 Peter 1:6-7 It’s funny how the older you get the more you begin to enjoy places like Costco. Because not only do they have great prices on things we need but the giant wholesale store sets up all these delicious sample stations where people can try and eat things for free. Now I must […]

5/30/2017 – Esther Kutai

by Thomas Chang

Even in His Silence There are times when God seems not to be there with you, not to help you, not to give you the right words when you think you need them most, not to guard or guide you… and you feel all alone. Scared. Angry. Confused. I, sometimes, feel like God has left […]

5/23/2017 – Chris McNerney

by Thomas Chang

“They went after false idols and became false…” 2 Kings 17:15a In the Book of Kings we read that God finally hands the land of Israel and its people into captivity to Assyria. In 2 Kings 17, there is a devastating description of why God, who loved Israel and rescued them from slavery, would finally […]

5/16/2017 – Wonmin Kim

by Thomas Chang

“Projections of strength can be heart rotting. Chasing things that aren’t life-giving leaves us feeling hollowed-out or empty.” I heard that this morning and it’s sooooo true. Aren’t we all big messes? The best lives are those covered by grace and a humble heart that knows how truly needy we are. I am so thankful […]

5/9/2017 – Wonmin Kim

by Thomas Chang

When you read the title, does it bother you at all? No one wants to be known as“ordinary.” I was recently on a road trip and one of the games we played on one of our 13 hour drives was the question game. It’s truth or dare with no dares. My friend asked me,“How would […]

5/2/2017 – Tom Chang

by Thomas Chang

Exodus 4:10-12 I can still remember my first time speaking in public. I had just returned from a missions trip and had the opportunity to speak in front of hundreds of youth students about my experience in Africa. And although I’d love to say I captivated the crowd, was super eloquent and had everyone cheering […]

4/26/2017 – Chris McNerney

by Thomas Chang

The Bible constantly reminds us that we are to forgive our enemies. One powerful example of this occurs in the book of 1 Samuel when Saul is pursuing David in order to kill him. On one particular occasion, Saul is relieving himself in a cave and David can easily kill him. Instead, David makes himself […]

4/18/2017 – Esther Kutai

by Thomas Chang

We’ve got the power! As human beings, we are all prone to be tempted. Sin comes knocking at the doors of our hearts insisting that we open the door for it to come in. Sin can be so tenaciously persistent (as in the cases of Cain in Genesis 4 and Mrs. Potiphar in Genesis 41) […]