Category Archives: Church in General

Found People Find People

Just read a blog post about a fellow pastor who took his child out to get ice cream.  The store was crowded and he had her by the hand.  He let loose of her hand to do something and turned to … Continue reading

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A Purpose Driven Summer

Coming up this Sunday, we are introducing our “Purpose Driven Summer” emphasis for those of us connected to The Bridge. As a “purpose driven” church, we attempt to grow in each of the five biblical purposes derived from the “Great … Continue reading

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World Vision Experience: AIDS Update

Wow! The World Vision Experience: AIDS was just that – Wow! What  a moving experience it was to walk through the eyes of an African child who’s life is turned upside down because of the AIDS epidemic.  Thank you to … Continue reading

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Wii Are Family

Don’t miss the start of our new series, “Wii Are Family” – this Sunday, 10:30am! We will have a blast diving in to navigating the famial relationships!

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Church? In a preschool???

This past Sunday, I was privileged to share a message on the vision of  our church.  As a part of that message, I was able to share several “Bridge Stories” of Bridge attenders and how God has been at work … Continue reading

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Things We Say – The Heartbeat

Last post I talked about “the pulse” – our Connection Cards.  But what gives the pulse life?  The heartbeat.  And the heartbeat of the Bridge is the Connection Group.  Connection Groups are otherwise known as small groups or Bible studies.  … Continue reading

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The Pulse

Every Sunday @ The Bridge we ask people to fill out a “Connection Card” and we often say, “this is the pulse of our church.”   The Connection Card  is the little tear off sheet attached to the bulletin where you can fill-in … Continue reading

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Things we say

Something we repeat often @ The Bridge, but not always in the same way, is that people are in need of help, hope and healing.  This goes along right along with our vision of being “outwardly-focused.”  We remind ourselves of this b/c … Continue reading

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Things we say @ The Bridge

If you go to The Bridge, you’ll notice that we will say the same things over and over again.  We repeatedly say and remind ourselves about what is important to us.  Like vision. The reason for this is that “Vision … Continue reading

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Financial Peace University

So we are in the process of mailing 15,000 postcards to our community to let them know that we are hosting a “Financial Peace University” course.  I have never been through FPU, but know many who have and can’t wait … Continue reading

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