Crossover 2024 Updates
by Donald (DJ) Galade on February 6th, 2024
Hey guys! we have a lot of exciting things coming up this year that I wanted to make you aware of! THE BIG CHANGEThe biggest change this year is the official start time of Crossover will be moved to 6:30, and we will be providing food to students!Youth events that provide food are the most attractional, and provide the best opportunities to make new disciples. This year we are going to try out a m...  Read More
Domesticating God
by Donald J. Galade on January 20th, 2024
Humanity’s Quest for Comfort and Control Do· mes· ti· ca· tionthe adaptation of something to meet the expectations or tastes of ordinary people Throughout history, humans have desired to control their environment. We are innately afraid of the unknown. We seek comfort, security, consistency. We grew tired of searching and hunting for food, so we invented agriculture. We saw a way for more efficie...  Read More
The Flavor of Firstfruits
by Lyn St. George on January 19th, 2024
Type your new text here. And he (Elkanah) had two wives: the name of one was Hannah, and the name of the other Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children…and whenever the time came for Elkanah to make an offering, he would give portions to Peninnah his wife and to all her sons and daughters. But to Hannah he would give a double portion, for he loved Hannah, although the Lord had c...  Read More
First Fruits May 2023
by Lyn St. George on January 19th, 2024
Type your new text here. 5:10 a.m. I woke up whispering prayers to the King. I set my alarm earlier than normal so I could spend more time with Him. A song played in my mind as I whispered to Him. When I went to my prayer space, I put in earbuds and played the song that was singing in my heart. Without disrupting others, I was lost in the lyrics.Holy, surrounded by holy. There’s no one more holy. ...  Read More
The Name Above all Names
by Lyn St. George on January 19th, 2024
Type your new text here. Haven’t the turn of events in our world been something to behold recently? No one could have anticipated the events we have witnessed. The world carries a mysterious and often detestable flavor. But this morning I am reminded of the unfailing presence and provision of our Father. Through the many mountain and valley experiences of His children He has revealed His faithful ...  Read More
What is Evil? Where Did it Come From? (The Fall of Man)
by Donald J. Galade on January 19th, 2024
Type your new text here. What is Evil? Why do bad things happen to good people? Where did evil come from? Did God create it? If God is good and made everything perfect, why do we experience suffering? Few would deny that people experience what we would call evil. Sickness, war, greed, injustice, and so on. The question is, what is evil? Is it a tangible force? Did God create it?There is a story to...  Read More
REAL Faith Takes RISKS
by Donald J. Galade on January 19th, 2024
Type your new text here. Risk is a board game about global domination. It’s about raising an army and taking over the world. It’s one of my all-time favorite board games. In high school, my friends and I used to play it every weekend. Recently they made an app, so I’ve been playing it there too.Why is the game called Risk? Because that’s what it’s all about. It’s about stepping out into uncertaint...  Read More
The Narrow Way
by Lyn St. George on January 18th, 2024
Type your new text here. “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it.” Matthew 7:13-14It’s shocking how many people do not discern truth. Even the most basic foundational understanding escapes their sense of ...  Read More
Is Jesus God?
by Donald J. Galade on January 17th, 2024
Type your new text here. Is Jesus God? The whole world is divided over that question. Was Jesus a good man, a prophet, or God? How we answer that question changes everything. It will reflect how we think, how we live, and ultimately how we relate to God. Before deciding who Jesus is, we must establish that He existed. Was He a real, living, breathing person who walked on the earth? Is Jesus just s...  Read More
The Real Victory Comes Through Prayer
by Donald J. Galade on January 17th, 2024
Type your new text here. We are in the middle of our series “For the Win,” which is about winning in spiritual warfare. Too long have Christians walked around defeated, depressed, and anxious. Jesus said He came so that we could have life abundantly. Where is that abundance? Well, our enemy comes to steal, kill, and destroy.We pray that through this series, you will begin to experience victory, wi...  Read More
The Lord is My Shepherd
by Lyn St. George on January 17th, 2024
Type your new text here. For you were continually straying like sheep, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Guardian of your souls.I Peter 2:25The shepherd took his flock to a pasture so green and so lush. The hungry sheep grazed freely under the watchful eye of their caregiver. After an hour of grazing the shepherd led his flock to a nearby stream. Under a broad smiled sun the herd was r...  Read More
The Long-Awaited Bridegroom
by Lyn St. George on January 17th, 2024
Type your new text here. But at midnight there was a shout, “Behold, the bridegroom! Come out to meet him.”                                                                                                            Matthew 25:6The bride stood at the window gazing at the winding road before her. She squinted through the morning haze. There was no movement other than a few fluttering birds in the tr...  Read More
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