I Am Proud of You, TD!

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(photo courtesy of Peter Low)

Hey TD!

Well, at the TD Kick-Off, God unexpectedly challenged us right out of the gates to see what we were going to do when presented with someone in need.  We had to make some game time decisions as to whether “the show must go on” or whether we would incorporate and receive what God brought our way.  It was a poignant and powerful time with Gilbert, and I am incredibly proud of the way you responded, in word and in deed.  Your understanding of the situation and your willingness to generously seize the opportunity to be His hands sets the tone for the year ahead, where TD will be more generous, liberal, and joyful with our time, talent, and treasure than we’ve ever been in any year of TD’s history.  And I have a suspicion that we just may be more blessed than ever, as well, in the ways that count.  Great job, TD!  I am proud of you! – Arthur

9/16 – Offerings 5 – “SEE”

We look forward to SEEing you all tonight as we begin to SEE and experience Him perhaps in new and refreshing ways, as well as to encourage those who will be making their Offerings to the Lord.!

(Cherry on the Pipa during Offerings 4)

9/24 (Sat.) – ReThink Student Apologetics Conference

This is always a great time of learning, sharpening, and challenge in order to engage our communities with the credibility of the incredible gospel of Jesus Christ!

RSVP by this Sunday to receive your Total Devotion discount (!!!), where you will only pay $20 for the conference (everyone else is paying $45)!

Offerings 4 Tonight! (see Ash, Kat, Jen in Offerings 3)

Hey TD!

“Offerings” is always a blessing.  Don’t miss out on Offerings 4 tonight!  It’s going to be a great time!

To whet your appetite, here’s a collaboration by Ashley, Katherine, and Jennifer for Offerings 3 last August, called We Are Alive, with Katherine and Jennifer singing an original song and Ashley drawing  an amazing accompanying picture (click below!):

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“We Are Alive” by Jennifer Li and Katherine Tao
Don’t fear now, He’s watching
Everything that’s said, He’s listening
And His seed has been sown in my soul
These roots are firm, unyielding
Bearing fruit to spread the healing power
Of the glory of our bounteous king
And now that we are saved our faith can
Grow strong in truth
With the promise of eternal life, joy
Flows ever through
By your love through Jesus Christ
The perfect sacrifice
You fill our hearts, we are alive
And now that I have found you
Your waters washed away my sin
And kept the branches of my tree alive
But even in the storms and trials of this life, these
Roots are strengthened in struggle and strife
This temporary pain will
Not bruise my spirit still
Your word will justify my life
And now that we are saved our faith can
Grow strong in truth
With the promise of eternal life, joy
Flows ever through
By your love through Jesus Christ
The perfect sacrifice
You fill our hearts, we are alive
Don’t fear now, He’s watching
Everything that’s said, He’s listening
And His seed has been sown in my soul
You’re Lord of all creation, the great I Am
You fill our hearts, we are alive (3x)

TD Friday – Offerings 4!!!!

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Hey TD!

Our 4th evening of our special “Offerings” night is this Friday!  If it’s anything like the last three Offerings nights we’ve had, it will be a blessing.  But do you know who it’s a blessing for the most?  Those who participate and actually offer the Lord and offering of praise.  It’s risky, it’s vulnerable, it takes thought, energy, time, creativity … and courage.  Anything worth anything does.  And that’s exactly why it’s such a blessing.

It’s not too late to sign up! Tell one of your small group leaders that you’ll take the plunge and give the Lord an offering (art, song, poem, dance, reading, anything really!)!

See you Friday!

 

Get ready for Offerings 4!!!

(Angela and Sandra reciting Psalm 139 during Offerings 2)

Hey TD,

During Offerings 4, on 3/11/16, we will be celebrating the goodness of God through creative, fresh, original, fun offerings of praise via music, poetry, art, recitation, reading, writing, acting, dancing (yep, I said dancing), and whatever way you want to honor the Lord!

So, please be praying about and dreaming about how you can participate in this special (and safe) night, where encouragement abounds and hearts are touched.

In the meanwhile, enjoy the recitation above of Psalm 139!