Are you a Democrat or Republican? Is abortion wrong in every circumstance? Do you side with "Black Lives Matter" or "All Lives Matter?" Is same sex marriage okay? How does following Jesus impact our thoughts on any of this? Should it?...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....
One thing that is easy to skip is reflection, but it is one of the most important aspects of leadership. We need to slow down and take time to think about our year and set a few goals for the new year....Keep Reading
This one guy never showed up to Community Group gatherings. I didn’t get it because I’d talk to him on Sundays and he was always positive when talking about Community Group. But why was he always a no-show?...Keep Reading
You’ve probably heard the term “third place” before. Starbucks used the concept in their marketing strategy. A third place was another space to frequent besides your work and your home. This third place is somewhere to find refuge and a sense of place....Keep Reading
Whether it’s chatting over coffee, happy hour, playtime at the park or dinner, one thing is almost certain when spending time with people: you talk about what you do. Here is one simple way to take a conversation on work and lead it towards the gospel....Keep Reading
During our One Story series, we will do online QA's each week to supplement your study of the OT as you follow along the Summer Bible Reading Plan. I encourage you to stick with the reading plan and ask questions that arise in your 3D groups and Community. Reading the Scriptures ought to be an individual and communal activity. To Submit Questions: Each week you will see a...Keep Reading
On Sunday, we kicked off our summer series, One Story - Making Sense of the Old Testament. The Old Testament is often avoided or misinterpreted because it is difficult to understand. But Jesus purposefully gave us the key to understanding the Old Testament! All of scripture is one story that points to Jesus, is fulfilled in Jesus, and is understood through Jesus. That's t...Keep Reading
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
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