If you were to talk to any middle or high school student who has recently attended Illuminate, our student ministry, you would quickly hear about a Jesus loving and crazy dancing man named Oliver Wong. Oliver has recently stepped in as our Interim Student Pastor, and in his short time with us thus far, he has brought great excitement and fun to equipping students to be and make disciples. At CITYLIGHTS, Oliver also serves as a guest teacher on Sundays and in our Equipping Environments. Read on to know more about Oliver…
Austin and Lindsay's desire is to build deep relationships with young professionals as they provide spiritual guidance and support. These two individuals are incredible people who have immensely blessed our CITYLIGHTS community, and our staff is excited for you to get to know them!
It’s no secret that the presence of the holidays ushers in wanted--and at-times--unwanted anticipation and change. If Advent has become advent-ual depression or the loneliest time of the year for you, don’t lose hope.
Most people feel ill equipped for a role in advancing God’s kingdom. Does your mindset need to shift?
Why was Paul using such strong language? He was reminding Timothy to continue to cultivate the gifts and abilities God had entrusted to him. This strong charge from Paul provides a glimpse of what stewardship with spiritual gifts and natural abilities looks like.
The weeks following Dustin’s salvation, I found him boldly praying for healing over people’s bodies, lovingly encouraging myself when I was down cast, wrestling with hearing God’s voice in his spirit, and putting on the new self.
All of it — like feeding mud to the starving. It fills the belly for a few hours but does nothing to save a life. If anything, it only slows the urgency, numbs the senses that would otherwise motivate a search for something deeply nourishing.