Making the Most of Your Summer Missions Experience

Summer is here. The weather is heating up. Our church ministry schedules take on a new pace and emphasis. Short-term mission trips are one summer ministry that are becoming more of a standard in many churches. Even though these trips have become more mainstream, it’s important to remember they are relatively new in missionary history. […]

A Journey of Foster Care, Faith, and God’s Strength

Viewpoint by David and Katie Bennett When people ask how our foster care journey is going, we usually want to respond with, “How much time do you have?” It’s great, frustrating, all-consuming, exhausting, and fulfilling. It’s all of these things and more, but most of all, it’s hard. It’s probably the most difficult thing we […]

All God’s Grace: How the Lord is Growing Ridgewood Church

“And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers” (Acts 2:42). Ridgewood Church began in a home, not in a building. In 2012, a small group from Christ Fellowship of Cherrydale regularly met together in a living room for Bible study and fellowship. Two years later, through prayer and […]