A BETTER WORD

A BETTER WORD

Words have oscillating tendencies. When put together, they can condemn the guilty, they can kill the hope of the dreamer, all while having the ability to restore and give life. Words have been accused of having the ability to inflict damage, while also being presented...

WHEN WE WORK TOGETHER | EL ZORILLO, BAJA CALIFORNIA

WHEN WE WORK TOGETHER | EL ZORILLO, BAJA CALIFORNIA

WHEN WE WORK TOGETHER | EL ZORILLO, BAJA CALIFORNIA Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! From the bottom of our hearts. Not only were we able to raise money for the Ping Pong Table, we were able to to purchase new Ping Pong Equipment, treat the kids to a special lunch,...

FAST

FAST

​Joel 2:12-13 ​“Now, therefore,” says the LORD, ​​“Turn to Me with all your heart, With fasting, with weeping, and with mourning.” So rend your heart, and not your garments; Return to the LORD your God, ​For He is gracious and merciful, ​​Slow to anger, and of great...

UCSB

UCSB

"We really got to see a side of the city that most don't" One of the greatest things you can experience is a confirmation of why we exist as a church. When 40 something UCSB students met me at the Lone Sailor Memorial on Ocean Blvd. they got to see the beauty of Long...

2017 // WHAT’S IT GOING TO BE?

What is it going to be? 2016 has been a year that has left people at a loss for words. Many celebrities have passed away. Vin Scully will no longer be the Dodgers Commentator. Terrorist attacks continue to dishearten and confuse the world, theologically speaking, let...

MerryChristmas

MerryChristmas

Now, lets flip that around for a second. Friends and Family, did you know that God's will for all mankind is not only good, it is perfect in light of the Gospel. That means that as we make decisions based upon the truths of the Bible, we are actually living out God's...

GRACEGIVING DAY

GRACEGIVING DAY

VISIONARIES! It is Thanksgiving morning, and I am already looking forward to the day's festivities. I can't wait to hang out with my family and enjoy their presence and their comfort. Now I know what you may be thinking . . . Maybe you aren't happy about seeing some...

UNWRAP THE GREATEST GIFT

UNWRAP THE GREATEST GIFT

What a Beautiful Season! The last two and a half years of our lives have been challenging yet glorious, trying yet joyful, frightening yet exciting. It is what you can expect when you're dealing with sin radically, restoring people completely, and reaching out without...

We are Thankful for YOU

We are Thankful for YOU

We are Thankful for YOU. . . For the last 27 months we have been a part of a group of people who have become very close. We arrive to church early, set up, pray for the service, and hang out as we hope and pray for more people to be changed by the Gospel. A new family...

Before you Give Thanks . . .

Before you Give Thanks . . .

In the Bible Thanksgiving is seen as a sacrifice to the Lord, a song that a specific community sings, but most importantly it is the very behavior that should precede everything. Thanksgiving is a reflection and a publishing of God’s nature. It is what happens when we...