The Trouble With Black Friday

Thanksgiving season is a bit of a paradox in American culture. On Thursday, we’re thankful for everything we have. On Friday, we head out to fight people for the best deals on more stuff, often stuff we don’t actually need. America is culture of materialism, a culture...

Advent Calendar

How to Use This Advent Calendar Advent means “coming.” For centuries, the church has celebrated the weeks leading up to Christmas as a time to reflect on and anticipate the coming of Christ into our world. These readings will help you in that process. Set aside a...

A Night of Worship to Remember!

On Sunday, November 20th, we held our annual Night of Worship and Thanksgiving. This year though, the night also served as the Grand Re-opening of the Auditorium and CrossRoads at our Elyria campus (it’s been under renovation), so the excitement level was extra...

What Does Orphan Care Really Look Like?

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. Matthew 28:19-20...

What’s First Wednesday All About?

If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14 We’re glad you asked! As a church...