ESL Tutoring Volunteer Highlight: Ellen Freitas

Carrie Givens Outreach

We’ve highlighted the ministry Church at Charlotte has at Idlewild Elementary in past blog posts. Here is another story from Ellen Freitas, who would have called herself an unlikely ESL Tutor: A year after joining CAC, I completed a “Getting Involved” form on the church website detailing my administrative skills and noting that due to my lack of experience with …

The Pain of Being Sidelined

admin Devotional

Guest post by Terri Joffe “Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” (Ps. 139:23-24) It’s game day. The team is prepared. The key players are in place ready to achieve the goal of another victory. Everyone …

Faith and Work: Anna Buseick

Tim Briggs Faith & Work

Faith and Work is a series on the Church at Charlotte blog in which various attenders and members explore the intersection of their vocation and their faith. What is your vocation? Describe some of your main responsibilities/activities in this role? This is my fifth year as a high school French teacher. My “main” responsibilities are ones that you would expect: …

Broken People Serving Broken People: Part 2

Tammy Medders Outreach

In the first part of this blog, we established that because of sin we are all broken people. So how does a broken person serve another broken person? We discussed that God uses us in each other’s lives to help us move toward wholeness. One takeaway was the need to maintain humility when helping others, understanding that we are in …