Baptism Weekend 2017 Recap
Baptism follows the example Jesus set for us. It also shows we identify with Him in His death, burial, and resurrection. During Baptism Weekend 2017, we rejoiced with many who expressed their faith in Christ by being baptized!
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Cookson Hills, one of our mission partners, is a home, school, and therapy haven for children who are at-risk. For many kids, Cookson Hills is their childhood home. For others it’s a temporary home. All kids come to Cookson Hills to live within a family. They enroll in school, they play sports, they make friends, they help set the table, they laugh, they ride horses, they heal, and (we hope) they leave better than they came.
Light of the World
There's nothing like giving the perfect gift. But it didn't start with us. God was the first gift-giver.
Jesus Changes Everything: Joshua Craig
"The moment you realize that you need God—it really gives you hope and it changes your life." When Joshua Craig first moved to the Kentuckiana area, he was unhappy and angry at God. But when he started to recognize God's love for him, it changed everything.
Jesus Changes Everything: Rachel Gibson
"If I could tell other students anything, it would be that they have a Father that loves them…" Rachel's difficult experience with her own father has given her a heart to communicate the love of God the Father to others, including orphans and those who may not know the love of an earthly father.
Love Where You Are: Hope Southern Indiana Block Parties
Located on the edge of a public housing community in New Albany, Hope Southern Indiana is a social service ministry that serves five counties in the region. Neighborhood groups in the area come alongside Hope to host block parties for the people in Hope's neighborhood. These block parties are a great way to interact with and get to know the community.
Love Where You Are: Bardstown Police
"How do you give back to somebody who gives so much to protect you every day?" A neighborhood group in Bardstown decided they wanted to love where they are by serving dinner to the Bardstown Police.
Community Transformation House Build
This summer, hundreds of volunteers worked together to bring renewal to struggling communities in West and South Louisville, rebuilding rundown homes and integrating families into the neighborhood with a missional mindset.
Love Where You Are: Aleisha & Ryan Bixler
Aleisha and Ryan Bixler don’t think of their time as their own, but as God’s time. In his job as a teacher, Ryan tries to be a positive role model and a picture of Jesus to his students. As Aleisha homeschools their kids, she works to set an example for them of following God every day, not just on church days.
Renaissance Church was planted in Harlem in 2014. Lead Pastor Jordan Rice shares the vision behind Renaissance, saying, “The most rewarding part is to see people actually understand and take hold of the Gospel for themselves, personally, and realize what God has done for them through Jesus Christ.
Who Is CIY?
Christ in Youth (CIY) is an organization that helps produce Bible + Beach and the Believe Conference, events that have an incredible impact on our students every year. They also produce dozens of similar events that take place all across the country.
Refuge Louisville is one of our mission partners. Refuge exists to mobilize the Church to bring holistic change to bless the nations. This ministry is calling on God to equip His Church throughout Louisville to love and serve the thousands of refugees in our communities.
Emmanuel Music Video
This original song written by our worship team declares that in our darkness, fears, and questions, we have a gracious invitation to cry out to Jesus.