Giana's Story - Strength In Weakness

A Place At The Table: Strength In Weakness

What is your story? “I was born and raised Catholic. When I was six months old, I was held at the altar and my decision to follow God was made for me. Eventually, I severed my relationship with God completely because I never saw any value in building a relationship with him. Over six months […]

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Making Their Mark on the Family Room

It all started with a generous gift. A couple in our church felt led to give to the Thanksgiving offering to help with the cost of creating the fabulous new Family Room. As they talked more about their donation they realized the Holy Spirit was laying a plan on their hearts to use their donation […]

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God at Work

The first time I have ever experienced God was when I just entered community college. My friends from high school invited me to their churches to hang out with them. At that moment of my life, I did not feel the need of God and I considered myself a pure atheist. This belief is old […]

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The Gift of Discipling Others

“Kelsey I love junior highers . . . I love ministry.” This was a text I got last week from Erica Grimm who was a student of mine for three years while she was in the high school ministry here at EvFree. She is now going to be a sophomore in college. Hearing that someone […]

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Celebrating Our Granddaughter’s Salvation

This story was originally written in August 2016. We have a new granddaughter and she’s 11 years old. Our son married a woman with a child from a previous relationship. She’s unfamiliar with church as it hadn’t been a part of her life, so we were a little surprised that she agreed to attend Vacation Bible […]

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Where Did the Old NIV Bibles Go?

Nothing escapes the lordship and mighty work of God among His people. This last week we transitioned from the paperback NIV Bibles to the new ESV hardbound Bibles in the Worship Center. Little did we know how God had already set in motion how the Indian Reservation ministry would be supplied with their highest expressed […]

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Three Generations Declaring Their Faith Together

Our 10-year-old asked many times to be baptized. He was always sincere, and we always wanted that for his life, but we kind of awkwardly said, “let’s wait” each time he asked. Parenting has all of these gray areas where the right steps must be decided on and yet the path is fuzzy. We were […]

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The Power of Presence

Another year of Love Fullerton is in the books. Although these one-day serve events provide benefit to our community, their real value is found in providing a touch point for relationship, connection, and presence to those who are often unseen. We coordinated a serve project for former foster youth who are a part of the […]

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Easter Video

Watch the video below that was shared on Easter Sunday to hear how the Lord showed up in the lives of two individuals from our congregation. In the midst of feeling alone in a time of struggle and pain, the Lord made Himself known to them, transforming their lives from brokenness to restoration.    

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Seeing God at Work in My Neighbor

On a Sunday morning as I was hurrying out to my car to go to church, I remembered something I had forgotten. So I ran back into my apartment and when I came out, my neighbor was standing in the driveway. We started to talk. He knew that I regularly drove to Long Beach and […]

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