Something I'll Never Forget...

Posted on October 17, 2019

BY DAVE RODRIGUEZ, SENIOR PASTOR If Cafť Patachou had a frequent dinerís program, by now I would be eating free for life.† Iíve got the menu memorized. And I have a favorite table at each. This the result of years of face to face encounters with guys...

Navigating The Wilderness of Burnout

Posted on October 15, 2019

BY HANNAH STAPLETON, GRACE ATTENDER I am perpetually tired. I either get enough sleep but still wake up exhausted or I struggle to fall asleep and wake up exhausted. The thought of going to work makes my heart start to race and I want to cry. I feel...

What's On My Mind...

Posted on October 01, 2019

BY DAVE RODRIGUEZ, SENIOR PASTOR Itís 4:00 a.m. and I canít sleep. Probably not a good time to reflect on what I am thinking these days. Or maybe it is. What AM I thinking? Iím thinking of how discombobulated I am. I like that word. Itís an onomatopoeiaÖa...

How Will We Spend Our Lives?

Posted on September 28, 2019

BY CATHY SCHAEFER   Most of us don’t particularly enjoy attending funerals. I might be weird, but I’ve reached the point in my life where I actually appreciate a good funeral. Don’t misunderstand--I don’t like or welcome...

How to Speak in Tongues

Posted on September 24, 2019

BY MICHELLE WILLIAMS, GRACE ATTENDER To be upfront about it, this is not an article that will outline the steps taken to develop the spiritual gift of speaking in tongues. Paul spoke a lot about this mysterious ability in his first letter to the Corinthians,...

Faith & Saving Devotion

Posted on September 21, 2019

BY HANNAH STAPLETON, GRACE ATTENDER When it comes to money, I tend to swing between extremes. I either save every spare penny once the bills have been paid, refusing to spend a single unnecessary dollar. I become fixated on all the things my husband...

The Good Life Week 2 Devotion: Contentment & Debt

Posted on September 14, 2019

I tried to fill a God-shaped hole in my life with credit card spending that led to consumer debt. Read about how surrender and Godís truths broke my debt cycle.

Stewardship & Spending Devotion

Posted on September 07, 2019

    Spending. Just that word makes me cringe a little bit. Stewardship? Even worse. Growing up, the topic of money felt like a stressful subject for me. I grew up in a big family, so money was tight. We always had enough for what we needed, but I knew it...

    First & Last Psalms: Life in Waves

    Posted on August 01, 2019

      BY MICHELLE WILLIAM, GRACE ATTENDER Psalm 1 1 Oh, the joys of those who do not     follow the advice of the wicked,     or stand around with sinners,     or join in with mockers. 2 But...

      Righteous Anger

      Posted on July 31, 2019

      BY SARAH CARVER, GRACE ATTENDER Over the past several weeks we have been studying the Psalms. We have touched on being in awe of God, doubting God, feelings of gratefulness. We have talked about when it feels as if God is distant in our pain, when...