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This Friday, Dads will don their dusty formal wear. There may even be a few ties in the room! At this special Father-Daughter date night, dads will create a...
We’re currently in a sermon series called A Good Name walking through the book of Proverbs. It’s all about seeking wisdom and walking wisely. One of the first steps...
It’s a sobering thought, but the Scriptures are clear: parents are called to be the primary faith trainers of their children. It’s a calling that cannot be delegated to...
Our Minds Must Be Changed  In Romans 12:1, the Scriptures declare, “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind….” The mind...
Living in the 21st century presents many challenges for Christians, but this media-saturated culture offers a few fringe benefits. For example, while you run, commute, or walk your dog,...
Storyline Fellowship desires to strike the balance in being culturally relevant and theologically robust. If we are faithful to our mission to invite unconvinced friends, then our weekly gatherings...
Every church must choose an approach to its teaching ministry. Storyline Fellowship is committed to a less-popular methodology known as expository preaching (which you can read more about here.)...
You probably have noticed that preachers come in all shapes and sizes. There are big, gregarious, sweaty foreheaded preachers. There are short, slim, soft-spoken preachers. There are creative preachers...
The apostle Paul told his protégé Timothy to “Preach the Word (2 Tim. 4:2).” Scripture places a high priority on the act of public proclamation. Every pastor that feels...
Jesus was a serious reader. That statement may surprise you, but the Lord settled countless arguments by referring to the practice of reading. Here are just three examples, among...
Theologically Robust Author and pastor A.W. Tozer once said, “What comes into your mind when you think about God is the most important thing about you.” And we agree:...
At the heart of the New Testament is something called the Great Commission. You might call it “the Enormous Sending.” After rising from the dead, Jesus commanded his leaders:...
What has taken place with Storyline is nothing short of miraculous. Two years ago, this church was just an idea. A few of us gathered in hopes of planting...
At Storyline, we believe that church membership is not only biblical, but it is wonderfully counter-cultural. Commitment is a low commodity in our neck of the woods and we...
Writing Down The Dream In 1936, an English Professor named J.R.R. Tolkien grudgingly graded a stack of student essays. Suddenly, a picture popped into his head. Before it was...
Dear Storyline: I want to encourage you to take out your calendar (Right now!) and to draw a circle around four key Sundays that are fast-approaching: October 23 and...
As Ben is preaching a series on worship in the book of Isaiah, we thought it would be fun to share with you a little background of our worship...
What is Life Journaling? This year, Storyline has been working to engrain Life Journaling into our culture. What exactly is that? Life Journaling is a method for studying the...
This past Sunday, I shared about the importance of developing a regular devotional routine. At Storyline, we highly recommend the Life Journaling plan, which will help you “take some...
I was a 25-year old campus minister, playing ping pong with a few college kids. As we were cutting up and talking trash, the television in the corner displayed...
Unlike most church plants, Storyline Fellowship enjoyed a running start. We didn’t begin with zero. We were handed remarkable resources, prayer, and protection. This all came through our Sending...
We had an amazing time celebrating at our Picnic and Outdoor Baptism event this Sunday! Check out these 20 awesome photos from the night! Click on the thumbnails to...
Human beings are hard-wired for relationships. Yes, some of us have a larger appetite for social connections than others. Extroverts glory in the presence of many; introverts search for...
This week, I launched a new sermon series. I have felt a weightiness about this one and sense it is the most important series I’ve ever preached at Storyline....
This past Sunday, we examined the story of Jesus and the rich young ruler. This is a convicting passage for all of us as we scrutinize our spending to...
You may have seen the new Storyline sign on your morning commute! On the corner of 86th and Indiana sits 11 acres of land now claimed as the future...
This summer, the dominant theme of Jesus is the dominant theme of Storyline. The kingdom. More than any other subject, Jesus spoke of this mysterious, incoming empire, created by...
This Friday night, May 20, our team is hosting a night of gratitude for the servants at Storyline. We have super fun stuff planned. We have much up our...
One of our core values at Storyline is teamwork. We believe that we can get more done together than we could ever accomplish alone. For this reason, we build...
Ben asked a question in his message a few weeks ago that still catches my attention: What if your relationship with God was measured solely by your prayer life? I’m...
“It’s not about what you can do; it’s about what you can keep doing.” It’s April. The first quarter of 2016 is over and those January goals are looking...
Have you ever been to a really good play? The performers may be wonderful, but everybody smiles when the lights pop on for the intermission! It’s time to chat,...
At Storyline, we talk a lot about reading the Bible as a family. Our Life Journaling program challenges every person to be in the Word on a regular basis,...
At our Discover Storyline seminar last week,* I was asked about the use of Study Bibles. This was an excellent question that sparked good discussion. Here are four thoughts...
Two months down in 2016. March is upon us, and the goals for this New Year now feel more burdensome than awesome. It’s hard to stick to our guns...
Genesis 35:3b – “He has been with me everywhere I have gone.” In my Life Journaling a few weeks ago, the Lord gave me this verse, and I scribbled...
This Sunday is one that I’ve been looking forward to for months. It’s a day we call “Experience Storyline” and I want to tell you what it’s all about....
In 2016, Storyline Fellowship will read from the Scriptures together. Through a plan called Life Journaling, we will form the holy habit of devotional reading and reflection. Many people...