The Power of the Polaroid

Ken Schmidt Outreach, Stories Leave a Comment

  I have pretty strong convictions about most things. I am learning that some of my convictions are based upon good, sound reasoning while others are quite irrational. With this bit of context, let me tell you that I was not excited about going to Cuba with Church at Charlotte’s ServeGlobal ministry a few weeks ago. I won’t go into …

My Trip to Ethiopia

Melissa Myers Outreach, Stories, Women Leave a Comment

In January, Sheree’ Hasty and I traveled to Ethiopia to meet up with Tammy Medders. She’s one of our Church at Charlotte missionaries and we went to help run a retreat for the girls who live at the Deborah House. The Deborah House is a ministry to girls who have been rescued off the streets. Because of their past, the girls …

Dying Well

Tim Briggs Stories, Struggling Well Leave a Comment

The most powerful moments in my short tenure as a pastor (9 months) here at church have been at funerals. That may sound morbid so allow me to explain. There have been a wave of funerals here at the church lately. Seemingly every week for the past few months there has been a memorial service held in one of our …

Changing Your Pace and Place: Camp Langano

Jeff Alexander Outreach, Stories Leave a Comment

If you were to ask folks about their experience with camping, you would get a wide variety of responses. For some, camping is a rustic adventure in the great outdoors. For others, camping is staying in a 40-foot motor home with TV and air conditioning! Regardless of the definition, camping is a way to refresh and recharge. Purposely moving outside …