Spiritual Friendships

Stories from Sabbatical For three months, the Branch gifted a sabbatical to its lead pastor. During August, Chris has been sharing reflections from his time away. This week, Chris DeBlaay and Chris Shearer taught us about spiritual friendships. God never intended for us to walk our journey of faith alone. Listen to learn how to […]

Stories From Sabbatical 8.20.17 (Place and Purpose: Incarnation)

*Current Series: Stories from Sabbatical (part 2)* For three months, the Branch gifted a sabbatical to its lead pastor. During August, Chris will share more reflections from his time away. We’ll also share stories about the ways the time of sabbatical changed individuals and families at the Branch.

Stories from Sabbatical 8.13.17 (Our response to pain and loss)

*Current Series: Stories from Sabbatical (part 2)* For three months, the Branch gifted a sabbatical to its lead pastor. During August, Chris will share more reflections from his time away. We’ll also share stories about the ways the time of sabbatical changed individuals and families at the Branch.

Stories from Sabbatical 8.6.17 (The power of story)

*Current Series: Stories from Sabbatical (part 2)* For three months, the Branch gifted a sabbatical to its lead pastor. During August, Chris will share more reflections from his time away. We’ll also share stories about the ways the time of sabbatical changed individuals and families at the Branch.

Reimagining Scripture

During the month of July we took time to dialogue over passages of scripture (John 6:1-15) so very little of our dialogue was recorded. We’d love to hear your take on the story found in that passage of Jesus feeding the 5000.

Sabbatical Stories (Part 1 – A Key to Reconciliation)

On his first Sunday preaching after Sabbatical, Chris walks us through he and his family’s trip to Israel and Palestine where they were enlightened and inspired by stories of peace and reconciliation in the midst of a war torn area. We are inspired to find the place for peace and reconciliation in our own lives […]

Beyond Hospitality 6.11.17

Janelle DeBlaay explores what it means to be truly hospitable. Listen as she encourages us to invite people into our lives, just as Jesus did.

When God is Silent 6.4.17

Sarah Lundberg helps us walk through times in life when we want to cry out “How long, Lord?” Listen as she uses the words of Psalm 13:1-6 to guide the conversation.