Last Thursday, I attended part of the Arizona state senate session in the capitol complex. My dad teaches history and travels the country as an evangelist during the summer. He writes letters to the editor, applicable to certain states/cities, and sends them to various newspapers across the country as a way to have a public… Read More Arizona State Senate
This past Sunday was Silas’s first official time in Children’s Church. As a young church plant, Crossroad has had to be flexible with our service structure. We’ve offered a Children’s Church in the past, but recently, we haven’t had enough adult volunteers to adequately provide for a nursery and a children’s class. Now that Crossroad… Read More Grace is a Person
Mothering tiny people often leaves little or no time for spiritual nourishment or personal growth. Nap time is a precious commodity that I can spend only so many ways. There are cleaning priorities (mopping the floors or vacuuming the car) that are best done when the boys are safely otherwise occupied. There are personal priorities… Read More A Mommy Solution
At our CBC Ladies’ Bible Study meeting last Thursday night, Jen encouraged each of us to make a list of 100 things we’re thankful for and then to pray that list back to God. Last night I sat down and made my list. It took some real work! While I could have just written down… Read More 100 Things
Sunday, September 15, 2013, Crossroad Baptist Church of Arizona held its charter service uniting Crossroad Baptist Church of Buckeye and Gateway Baptist Church of Avondale. We praise God for His working in bringing two churches together into one unified body! Last summer, Gateway’s pastor resigned and recommended that they consider the possibility of merging with… Read More Birth of a Church
Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels. ~Hebrews 13:2 Wednesday night, supper was on the table, I was tired from a long day with a sick baby, and Stephen called on his way home from work. “Hey, I have an opportunity for you,” he said. Our pastor… Read More To Entertain Strangers
He is risen indeed! 28 Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb. 2 And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door… Read More Christ is Risen!
For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. ~1 Corinthians 5:21 Oh, to see the dawn Of the darkest day: Christ on the road to Calvary. Tried by sinful men, Torn and beaten, then Nailed to a cross of wood.… Read More Jesus Christ, My Substitute
7 They brought the donkey and the colt, laid their clothes on them, and set Him on them. 8 And a very great multitude spread their clothes on the road; others cut down branches from the trees and spread them on the road. 9 Then the multitudes who went before and those who followed cried out, saying: “Hosanna… Read More Here Comes the King!