A little over a year ago, my husband, Jonathan, and I moved to Orange County. We knew we needed to quickly find a church home. Looking for a new church home was a humbling experience for us since we were a part of our previous church for over eight years. Thankfully, the Lord led us to The Village. After our first visit, it was apparent that the foundation of The Village...Keep Reading
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Advent season is one of the best times to invite someone to hear the good news of Christmas ...
One of the beautiful realities of marriage that Jesus points to is a “Profound Oneness” between a husband and wife, which points to the oneness that he desires with each of us. Theologians call this Union With Christ. If you have a desire to experience more oneness in your marriage but don’t know where to start, consider these seven means to oneness in marriage...
What comes to mind when you hear the word “meek”? Perhaps it’s something like the scrawny guy from an advertisement who gets sand kicked in his face and takes it for fear of getting pummeled. For most people, meekness sounds more like a character deficiency than a virtue. ...
On my first Sunday at The Village, Cyndi Weeks said something to the congregation that seemed a little strange to me at the time. In between songs she said something about God’s sovereignty. Something about how big and glorious he was and how we weren’t those things and how amazing it was that this big, sovereign God saved us. I grew up going to church but ha...Keep Reading
I never really liked school. I loved the social aspect of spending hours with my friends but the work part of school never excited me. This is mostly because training and discipline have been more obligatory activities for me. I don’t consider myself a very disciplined person. Because my dream was to become a stay at home mom, training and equipping didn’t se...Keep Reading
We came to the Village last January hoping to find a church that truly valued community. We wanted to feel connected, to find people we could grow alongside, enjoy life with and engage in the gospel with on a day-to-day basis. We had no idea what God had in store for us. It didn’t take long for God to take our desire and turn it into our mission. Over the summer ...Keep Reading
“We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. For we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you, because our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit an...Keep Reading