We have a mission statement! One that actually was thought through! ...Keep Reading
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Over the years God has used these resources on race to challenge, encourage and grow me. I pray you find them helpful. Just a note, you will most likely disagree with some of the content here. That's okay. The authors come from varying backgrounds. When we talk about partisan politics things can become heated. But, just as there are great differences within the church on most topics, there are diverse perspectives represented in these resources. I'm happy to discuss these topics with you so please do not hesitate to contact me. --Pastor Chris...
The mission of the church is creating disciples who create disciples. Church plants have proven to be the most effective way to accomplish this. ...
You're fed up. You hear people talk about how scripture means so much to them, how they hear God speak through the bible. They seem to have something you don't have. We have some Good News....Keep Reading
As we discussed at our August Town Hall meeting, we're moving into our next chapter of Elevation's story by really investing in our City Groups. City Groups are a "missional community". ...Keep Reading
From the outside, it would seem we are a bunch of cannibalistic, incestuous wierdos who sing songs to a criminal who was dead (then who wasn't dead). Let's face it, almost everything that really matters to a follower of Jesus is weird. ...Keep Reading
Couple years ago at a conference on missions, one of the speakers smacked me upside the head with this and I haven't been able to shake it, "There are three types of Christians: Those who go, those who send and those who are disobedient." Ouch. A buddy of mine and friend of Elevation is working very hard to raise support so he can go to the ends of the earth for the sak...Keep Reading
It happened. When someone asks "how's Elevation Chris?" I playfully respond that there haven't been any fire alarms yet. Time for a new line. Three weeks into this little experiment in mid-urban church planting in the cafeteria of a Junior High School, we arrived for set up yesterday to hear a blaring siren. But we would not be deterred. Over the next hour and a half ou...Keep Reading