United in Prayer: Together We Flourish United in Prayer: Together We Flourish

Posted by Guest Blogger on August 9, 2018 in Faith, Prayer, Unite, Build, Live

To be honest, I didn’t know what to expect. I just knew to be expecting. God was getting ready to do something big, something different, something that would challenge us all. But something that was hoped for in the deep recesses of our being. Connection. Not just any connection, but a kinship that would be […]

United in Presence United in Presence

Posted by Guest Blogger on August 2, 2018 in Community, Faith, Guest Blogger, Unite, Build, Live

Say the words: “Damian Lillard’s buzzer beater” to any true Portland Trail Blazers fan and you will undoubtedly witness a wry smile spread across their face in less than .9 seconds. Give them another few seconds and I’m almost certain they would eagerly recite where they were, who they were with and describe the eerie […]

Live Fully Alive Live Fully Alive

Posted by Connie Armerding on July 26, 2018 in Connie Armerding, Contributing Author, Faith, Unite, Build, Live

Last week I taught a class at my church to third – fifth graders. The lesson was about dwelling places for God’s presence found in the Old Testament. The object lesson was about taking God outside the boxes in which we put him; a reminder that there is no place we can go where His […]

Together We Build Together We Build

Posted by Julie Widman on July 19, 2018 in Community, Faith, Julie Widman, Unite, Build, Live

As a 16 year old sophomore in high school I found myself in Mexico during spring break. I went to Mexico with my church’s youth group to build five houses with Amor Ministries. It was a week of sweat, tears, and joy to build a house for a very deserving family. Along with 100 other […]

Unity: A Divine Mandate Unity: A Divine Mandate

Posted by Joy Roberts on July 12, 2018 in Community, Faith, Joy Roberts, Love, Unite, Build, Live

When you see unity you want it. It’s a beautiful thing and I think God hardwired that longing into our DNA as humans. A handful of years ago I was in a stadium filled with thousands of people at a Christian leadership conference. It was men and women, old and young, leaders and laymen, from […]