April, 2017

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007
Jan. | Feb. | Mar. | Apr. | May | Jun. | Jul. | Aug. |
Sep. | Oct. | Nov. | Dec. |

Monthly Archives: April 2017

Guatemala: Fundraiser and More Photos

Guatemala Fundraiser

  • Date: Sat., May 6
  • Time: 6–8 p.m.
  • Location: Copperstone Clubhouse

The Crossing has a very significant partnership with ASELSI in Guatemala, including a medical clinic and church in Chichicastenango and many other great ministries they provide to the people in the surrounding region. Please come to the Copperstone clubhouse and plan to support their efforts to assist the needs of the people in Guatemala.

There will be finger foods served and homemade craft beer and wine will be available for a donation. Ron and Sally Widbin, missionaries from The Crossing, will share about the exciting things God is doing in people’s lives in Guatemala.

No need to sign up. Just show up.

More Winter Team Photos:

In early February, The Crossing sent a missions team to Guatemala. This team, made up largely of returning members, assists every year during the week-long discipleship training conference–another great ministry of ASELSI.

Here are even more wonderful photos from the Guatemala: Winter 2017 Team. If you missed Part 1 last week, you can find it here.

Getting Ready for Sunday April 23 at The Crossing

This week we resume our sermon series “Risking Reality” as Keith Simon preaches a sermon entitled, “FROG: Fully Rely on God” from Hebrews 11:29. The Scripture reads, By faith the people passed through the Red Sea as on dry land; but when the Egyptians tried to do so, they were drowned. Here’s our song list

5 Signs Of A Deserving Attitude

When I was about 10 my grandfather had a massive stroke while boating at the Lake of the Ozarks. I ran up the hill to call the ambulance that took him to the local hospital which then life flighted him to University Hospital in Columbia.

The doctors’ prognosis went from likely death to spending the rest of his life in a nursing home with 24 hour care. My grandmother was old school, depression era tough and she ignored the doctors and took her husband home. For 20 years she devoted herself to taking care of his every need. She sacrificed her well being, her freedom, her relationships for him.

When my grandfather was diagnosed with cancer in his early 70’s, the family hoped that after his death my grandmother would finally get the opportunity to travel and and live the life she’d been deprived of the past 20 years. She’d finally get some of the good things she deserved.

Unfortunately as my grandfather died, my grandmother was diagnosed with advanced cancer and she was almost immediately bed ridden and then dead herself.

Members of the family were frustrated that God had allowed this cancer to come so soon and take her before she was able to live a little. She deserved better.

10 Words to Build Your Life On

Ten words. Two biblical sentences. That’s enough to give you a solid foundation for your life.

They’re words that are pregnant with truth and power and grace. They summarize the the remedy for your greatest problem and the sure hope for lasting peace and joy.

What are they?

Four Things I’m Learning in a Hard Season: Giving Out of Emptiness

This is the third post of a series about what God is currently teaching me about walking with Him in a hard season. You can read the first two posts using the links below God gives the grace I need for each day, not a one-shot lifetime supply. This is the race that God has

The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Empowering Love of the Father

Yesterday was Easter Sunday and, as usual, Christians all over the world celebrated the truly-distinctive mark of their faith, one of the most well-documented and attested historical events in all of antiquity, namely the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth from the dead. In academic circles, no one seriously denies that Jesus was an itinerant Jewish

Guatemala: Winter 2017 Team Photos

In early February, The Crossing sent a mission team to Guatemala. This yearly team is made up largely of returning members who assist annually during the week-long discipleship training conference being held by ASELSI, The Crossing’s partner ministry in Guatemala. Here are some of their photos from the conference and their time in Chichicastenango: Discipleship