5 Common Questions About Baptism

Yesterday, I preached about baptism in the second week of our You Turn series. I have had so many amazing conversations over the last 24 hours 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…

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…

Searching for Truth About Satan

He’s referred to as Satan, or the devil. We’ve all seen the cartoon caricatures of him. He’s red with horns, a pointy tail, and a pitch fork. And he’s supposed to be bad, but truth be told, he looks like he’d be kind of fun to hang out with. Much more fun than the boring…

Don’t Miss Christmas at Connect

  Thanksgiving has come and gone and the Christmas season is officially here. And we are READY for Christmas at Connect! Our official launch at the Withamsville-Tobasco Elementary School is December 6. That’s also when we’re kicking off our brand new Christmas series called A Charlie Brown Christmas. We are going to have some serious…

Why Church Should Never Be About a Building

Here’s how the conversation often goes. Average Joe/Jane Christian: “So what do you do?” Me: “I’m a pastor.” Joe/Jane: “Really? That’s great! Where is your church?” Me: “We meet in an elementary school.” Joe/Jane: “You meet where?” Me: “In an elementary school.” Joe/Jane: *awkward silence* Me, trying to ease their confusion: “We’re a portable church….