Have you ever tried reading the Old Testament (OT) and found yourself lost and confused? Perhaps, you wondered: Is the OT even relevant? What’s the point of all its strange stories, laws, and writings? What do we do with them? Do we even need the OT if we now have Jesus?...Keep Reading
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“...the harvest is plentiful but the workers are few,” Matthew 9:37 (NIV). This verse is one of the most memorable in the Bible for me, but what does it mean to you? Recently, our newly formed White Oak community got a chance to live out this verse by performing a simple act of kindness to a community in need in our very first scatter time....
Have you ever wondered who the Elders are at The Well? Check out the next part in our Meet the Elders series to get to know another leader in our church. This week… Meet Stephan. Stephan is an Elder on the Directional Team. We asked him a couple questions to help you get to know him a little better....
Have you ever wondered who the Elders are at The Well? Check out the next part in our Meet the Elders series to get to know another leader in our church. This week… Meet Blaise. Blaise is an Elder on the Directional Team. We asked him a couple questions to help you get to know him a little better....
Church, As many of you know, I recently spent 11 days in the hospital. I am humbled by the love and concern you have shown for Joy and me during this time. It is a blessing to be apart of the family at The Well. Many of you have asked about my health and I wanted to give you an update....Keep Reading
This summer, we have a wonderful opportunity to join Chris and Emily Moreland, missionaries in Moscow, with international missions work. Please read the following letter and invitation from them below. Read, pray and consider. Let us know ASAP if you are interested (even if you aren't 100% sure). Email firstname.lastname@example.org. -------------------------------------...Keep Reading
Lent begins tomorrow, with Ash Wednesday. Some of you may have participated in this time of preparation for Easter, some have not. Simply, this is a set time (46days) in which the church has historically prepared through the tools of fasting, prayer and other practices to focus our affections on the person of Christ, and specifically His substitution for us in His sacrif...Keep Reading
In Luke 10, a lawyer responds to the commandment to love God and love neighbors as yourself by asking Jesus, "Who is my neighbor?" Jesus responds with a parable that strikingly reframes the question.Who will be a neighbor?...Keep Reading
People are starting new relationships with God! It is a joy to see the grace of God break into someone's life as they receive the work that Jesus has done for us to pay the penalty for our sin, and make us a son/daughter of God! Here are some helpful places to start growing in your relationship w/God, if its new or old. 1. Pray! Just spend time talking to God. Here is a ...Keep Reading
As we look back on 2014, it is amazing to see how God has grown our church in so many ways, including growing our staff. As is the chaotic nature of church planting, 2015 will include even more staff changes: James/Joy Harris: James will come on full time as the Communities Pastor this January!!!! In this role, he will both pastor Communities (3D's) and help create the ...Keep Reading
December snuck up on me. I'm probably not the only one. I am hopeful that Christmas, the Advent ("arrival") of Christ will not. Attached are two reading guides, one from The Well CC and the other from The Village Church in Dallas, TX. You will find both simple and helpful in your preparation and meditation on the coming of Jesus. Enjoy!...Keep Reading