Join Us for Easter April 16

Easter probably feels a little left out when it comes to holidays in our culture. It doesn’t have its own music like Christmas, unless you count the one about Peter Cottontail hopping down the bunny trail. I don’t. People don’t buy Easter cards like they do on Valentine’s Day. Nor do they shoot off fireworks…

The Theology of ‘The Shack’

Nicki and I went to see The Shack this weekend. I wasn’t that excited about it. (I’m not a huge movie guy.) I went more for research purposes than anything else. Several people have asked me about it, so I wanted to see it for myself so I could respond appropriately. I’ve read several reviews…

Portable On Purpose

Last week at dinner, our 9-year-old son, Brock, asked a question. “Are we going to get a church building?” I’m not sure where that question came from, but it is an understandable question. And it’s a question that we hear at Connect from time to time. So let’s talk about it. Connect is what is known…

5 Common Questions About Baptism

I preached about baptism in our You Turn series in 2016. I had so many amazing conversations that resulted from that message, so I wanted to continue the conversation here on the Connect blog. It’s not possible to answer all of the major questions about baptism in one message or in one blog post, but I…

We’re Launching ‘Connect Cares’

A few weeks ago, I talked about our mission of loving the people of the West Clermont district and surrounding area with “no strings attached.” I reminded us all that we don’t just view WT Elementary as a meeting place, but as a mission place. We view this school system as a staging ground for…