Lately, it’s been a season of firsts for my family, specifically, as it relates to my eldest daughter... Just this last week, she was sitting at the kitchen table with her mom – one generation with another, passing on a very valuable life skill, reconciliation...
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Jeff and Judy Hopkins? Though they’re fairly quiet folks, it might surprise you to know that they’ve been with us at The Sanctuary for quite some time!
February 1977. It was Friday night and I found myself at a friend’s house. That night, I affirmed my faith in Jesus, was overcome by the Holy Spirit in a whole new way,
Amanda Gregory writes on her transition to motherhood as our GLM guest blogger.
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You’ve very likely seen Mark and Karen Fortier around our church! If you haven’t seen them together, maybe you’ve seen Karen, and if you look around lower than Karen’s eye level Mark is likely somewhere nearby.
“The church is my family”…I’ve heard this and I think I believe it, but… if that’s true then I’ve got a problem… My church is not my family.
In a world where the media and culture are ready to vilify the church and its leaders for anything remotely immoral, people may be shocked to hear that the Youth Pastor at The Sanctuary and his family are all “Stoners." Wait! What?!?!?
Watching God work in our lives is one of the most wonderful parts of walking with Jesus. Over time a peculiar thing begins to happen;
The heat of a SoCal day slowly faded from the sky. Slowly, the chattering of children and adults ebbed as a projector flickered to life on a canvas screen suspended a dozen feet from the asphalt. A sea of people sat, posted up in canvas camping chairs, or sprawled on an astro-turf mat, watching with content expectancy.
Why have these people gathered?...
Pastor Marty responds to the Supreme Court's historical ruling on marriage and the 14th amendment.