July, 2018

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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Kenya Missions Info & Prayers for Guatemala Team:

JOIN US TONIGHT!! Where? Cami Wheeler’s home Email:  missions@thecrossingchurch.com to receive directions ~or~ Stop by their MEET & GREET TABLE tomorrow morning between services in the Lobby Erick & Kimberly Apel have been missions partners of The Crossing for nearly a decade in Nairobi, Kenya where they live with their young daughter, Eliana, and serve

A Modern Day Parable

It shouldn’t be surprising that some of the most popular parts of the Bible are Jesus’ parables. After all the stories are interesting and the spiritual truth they convey profound. In Sunday’s New York Times, Sam Polk, a former Wall Street trader, shared part of his personal history. It’s a story that I would classify

Kenya Mission Team Info Meeting with Apels:

Erick & Kimberly Apel have been missions partners of The Crossing for nearly a decade in Nairobi, Kenya where they live with their young daughter, Eliana, and serve with Serge. Erick, as a Kenyan, has a passion to empower young adults with marketable skills and sustainable work while sharing His faith in Christ. Kimberly, as a nurse practitioner, works in an unreached refugee neighborhood in medical outreach. They are starting a new team to focus on these two areas. Join us Saturday night for the Info Meeting to hear about their vision & how God’s Kingdom is advancing in Nairobi. Or stop by their table in the lobby between services to welcome the Apels and find out more about their work.
Missionary Meet & Greet:
  • Date: Sunday, July 15
  • Time: Between Services
  • Location: Lobby

Who’s Fighting for You?

July 3, 2017. It’s a beautiful, sunny day in mid-Missouri, but I woke up today feeling sad and heavy-hearted, a frequent occurrence of late. After a long season of peace, I have found myself being led back down into a darker valley in recent months, a season of more trying times. If you haven’t yet

The Ever-Escalating ‘Body Count’ That Comes with Always Being Right

“You sound awfully sure of yourself.” This simple sentence was offered to me as a rebuke, born out of genuine concern for my well-being…though delivered with no small amount of sarcasm. On that day, those cutting words were exactly what I needed to hear, a slightly-unorthodox “apple of gold in a setting of silver” (Proverbs