What Does It Take? Necessary Building Blocks

What does it take? We have been working toward launching a third site for about two years as a congregation.  In the last number of months through prayer, articles, videos and conversations, we have been focussing our attention on this possibility in a more deliberate way.  We have reminded ourselves of our multi-site strategy for […]

Staff, Multi-site and Timing

Last week at our board meeting, valid questions were raised: “Do people know WHY they are being flooded with multi-site information these days? Do they realize we are headed for a time of decision this spring?” As you know, we have been working on preparing to launch a third site for over a year. We […]

Update on Compassion Trip

Lots of people and music added to a warm church welcome Watch Video Clip Watch Video Clip We saw one of the Compassion projects and played kick-ball with the children. Watch Video Clip   We visited a family in a tarp house.   At the village we saw a boy in the field.    

Footsteps of Paul Trip – Rome, The Coliseum

Our first view of the coliseum. Watch Video Clip Inside the coliseum, on the upper level. Watch Video Clip Caeser or Christ? Watch Video Clip Much of the structure is still standing. Watch Video Clip Gladiators entrance and exit. Watch Video Clip The arch of general Titus, built to celebrate the destruction of Jerusalem in […]

Footsteps of Paul Trip – Rome

Pantheon converted to a church. Watch Video Clip Watch Video Clip Rome – a city of squares and fountains. Watch Video Clip The Vatican has items from various places outside, collected by popes over the years. Watch Video Clip The Vatican museum is a popular place. Watch Video Clip St. Peter’s Square is where the […]

Footsteps of Paul Trip – Pompeii

Gladiator’s cells and training grounds in Pompeii. Watch Video Clip An ancient “Fast Food” shop. Watch Video Clip Frescos and casts in the house of Pompeii. Watch Video Clip Pompeii main square – political side of things, stores, temples, volcano, laundry facility… Watch Video Clip Hall of justice Watch Video Clip A memorial of Paul’s […]

Footsteps of Paul Trip – Puteoli

We took an overnight ferry from Greece to Italy. Watch Video Clip The market area of the port in Bari. This is the same port where Paul landed (Acts 28) Watch Video Clip The beautiful view from the palace in Puteoli. Watch Video Clip A memorial of Paul’s landing quotes Acts 28. Watch Video Clip

Footsteps of Paul Trip – Mycenae

One of the founding cities of Greece – very powerful in the 12-15th century BC – Mycenaen’s were fierce warriors and great engineers who designed and build remarkable bridges, fortification walls and beehive-shaped tombs, all employing Cyclopean masonry and elaborate drainage and irrigation systems. Watch Video Clip This gravesite structure is 3,000 years old. Watch […]

Footsteps of Paul Trip – Corinth

The temple at Corinth Watch Video Clip Paul would have sold his tents here! Watch Video Clip Corinthian Synagogue Watch Video Clip A look around downtown Corinth in Paul’s days Watch Video Clip Paul brought before the judgement seat… Watch Video Clip