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Invited To Witness

Few people change the world. Even the famous people we remember from generations and centuries past—few actually changed the world. Perhaps I studied journalism because I knew I wasn’t going to change the world, but I thought I could bear witness. And it might be why I’m drawn to the people in the biblical narrative…

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Fullerton Free In Community

Human beings are naturally driven towards community. We seek out other people who share the same backgrounds, interests, careers and everything else. But for us, community isn’t just getting together on a Sunday, it’s about sharing life together with all of its ups and downs. We share each other’s joys while we carry one another’s…

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How We Are Generous

How We Are Generous

When Jesus was asked “What is the greatest commandment?”, he responded with “to love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind and all your strength. And to love your neighbor as yourself and generosity is putting that same love into action. We give out of love because we…

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Pizzas for Fullerton

Pizzas For Fullerton

A few weeks ago, we received an email from a 4th-grade teacher in Fullerton asking for help . . . “I’m a 4th grade teacher at Laguna Road Elementary in Fullerton School District and I was wondering if you’d like to be a part of making the day of our students! We are currently studying…

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How We Rest Story

How We Rest

Productivity, busyness, hustle, work, hurry! There’s no denying that our culture thrives from being on the go. But the discipline of Sabbath calls us to cease from endless striving and unending work. Imagine what it would be like if work never ended and we never took a break. The practice of Sabbath pulls us out…

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Serving In-N-Out Burgers at Placentia-Linda Hospital

Generosity and In-N-Out

For the last 11 months health care workers have been on the front lines of the COVID battle. In our community there are close to 300 men and women who work at Placentia-Linda Hospital (PLH). As part of our effort to love our community and ensure these workers knew how much we appreciated their work,…

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Fasting

How We Fast

Everyone feels hunger and only food and drink can fulfill that need. But what does it mean to have spiritual hunger? When we fast, we recognize that we need more than just food to sustain us. We hunger and desire for God Himself. In fasting, we take time to stop satisfying our own desires to…

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Prayer Story

How We Pray

The discipline of Prayer puts us in proximity to God to dialogue with Him. Through prayer, we lean into our Father who desires to speak to us and hear from us. Jesus himself set the model for what and how to pray to God. We bring praise for who He is, thanksgiving for what He’s…

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How We Listen

Spiritual disciplines aren’t just something we learn about—they are something we need to put into practice. This is why our new series is called Spring Training. Spiritual disciplines are things we practice in our training as followers of Christ, ways in which we are training to be more like Him. For each of us, this…

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Connecting with Youth

Connecting with Youth

A big and common need in this season has been connectedness. We, as humans, have an innate desire to connect in any season, but it has been unique and challenging in this specific time. From being limited in social activity to having schools be shut down, students deeply desire to be known and seen right…

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