Getting Ready for Sunday May 8th at The Crossing


This week Dave Cover preaches from John 13:1–17 in a sermon entitled, “Washing Feet (Part Two).” The Scripture reads,

6 Implications From Jesus Washing Feet (and a story!)

foot-washingJohn 13:14: Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet.

When Jesus took the role of a servant, washed his disciples’ feet, and then told them (and us) to wash other people’s feet, he called us to a humble life of sacrificial service. Here are 6 practical implications and/or applications followed by a story of one person obeys Jesus.

What do you do when you stick your foot in your mouth?

Recently I was chatting with a friend. This friend has two children by adoption, which she’s very open about. We were talking about parenting decisions, and I referred to another friend, saying, “She’s great. She has six kids. Four of her own and two adopted.”

As soon as the words came out of my mouth, I was reeling inside. “What did I just say?” I asked myself. “I just insinuated that to be a real mother is to have carried a kid in utero for nine months.” I don’t think this, but I DID just say it. Now what?

#ForColumbia2016…By The Numbers

Oftentimes we Christians give of our time, talent and treasure for various ministry efforts and yet at the same time keep a slightly-cynical eye on the “tangible” results…and our wallets. While it’s completely natural to wonder if our efforts are “time well spent” or a complete waste, it’s helpful to remember that Jesus said that

Songs and Scenes: May 1, 2016


Songs and Scenes is a weekly blog review of songs, readings and prayers featured in The Crossing’s Sunday morning liturgy. We’ve included a link to a Spotify playlist of Sunday’s songs (when available) so you can enjoy listening to them throughout your week. This week’s liturgy recap features photos by Andrew Herndon.

Mission Spotlight: Columbia KLIFE


Columbia KLIFE is a local ministry partner of The Crossing that receives monthly support and has been well connected to the church for many years.

Upcoming Events:
Columbia KLIFE is hosting a Dessert Night Sunday, May 1st from 3:30-5:00, and their annual Golf Tournament is Monday, June 6th. You can also to DONATE to KLIFE HERE. For more info about these events contact Chapter Director, Brandon Briscoe: .

Ministry Overview:

KLIFE works alongside churches and families in the Columbia community to teach and encourage kids (4th-12th grade) to be strong in the Lord in spite of all the negative pressures they face as teenagers. KLIFE networks kids from different churches, and those without a church affiliation, to build positive, Godly relationships that can withstand the negative peer pressure so prevalent in today’s youth culture.

Getting Ready for Sunday May 1st at The Crossing


This week Keith Simon preaches from John 13:1–17 in a sermon entitled, “The Happiness of a Squandered Life.” The Scripture reads,