Our 68th weekly Church Online experience launched this past Wednesday at 10:00 pm CDT and wow—God moved in a huge way! Let me share some of the amazing things that happened at the debut of this new service:
Last year, over 6 million people around the world attended Church Online. Six million! While the magnitude of that number is hard for me to wrap my brain around, I’m also struck by how many more people there are in the world today—people who are lost, hurting, and in need of Jesus.
Topics: Around the World
When I was young, I needed to be convinced of the benefits of following Christ. With so many friends pursuing pleasure in other ways, I had to be reminded often that God’s way was best.
Comfort and pain are as old as the human experience. Yet, we struggle to understand their place in our life and faith. Why do I not feel God’s comfort? If He loves me, how could God let this happen?
I was in college when I got the call that my mom had cancer. I was walking down a staircase after my economics class. I made it outside to the lawn until I collapsed, weeping. That was almost 10 years ago, but those moments never really leave you.
From their first album, they’ve captivated audiences with a message of hope, a great sound and an unmistakable style. Australian brothers Luke and Joel Smallbone and their band For King & Country have topped charts, and we got the amazing opportunity to get to know the heart behind their music.
When someone you care about is facing an illness, whether it’s their own or affecting someone close to them, it can be hard to know how to help. It’s normal to feel helpless in that situation, but there are some things you can do to show your support.
We all have those nights we can’t sleep, so naturally, we grab our smartphones and start scrolling. Endless streams of puppy videos, celebrity tweets, and hilarious memes compete for our attention. But what if we could make our time on social media matter?
Have you ever become so busy in life that you realize you’re drifting through your days? I sure have. While it’s helpful to recognize we need to make a change, sometimes we don’t know where to start. Here are a few practical tips you can try to have more meaningful interactions with people in your life.
We love when we get the opportunity to meet with our online community in person, and this week, we got to visit our friends in Denver, Colorado! We may not always see the long-term impact of what God is doing at Church Online, so it is encouraging to share small snapshots at a time.