Author: Storyline

If I were to pray to receive Christ into my life, how would I know that I’ve truly received this “Holy Spirit” that Christians speak of? That is an...
Some of us seem to be natural-born readers—we love to crack open a book (or click open our e-reader!) and get lost in its pages. Others of us have...
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about men—particularly men in our church. Now that Storyline has moved beyond portable to a permanent location, there are new opportunities for discipleship...
A couple of months ago, we asked you for nominations for our next internal elder. Our elders provide wisdom, encouragement and accountability to the Lead Pastor and staff, and...
In the New Testament book of 1 Thessalonians, Paul encourages the church to grow more and more in their devotion to God. Here are 5 fast examples of what...
These two faces should be familiar—our Lead Pastor and Worship Pastor. You’ll see them on the platform every Sunday! Ben Mandrell, Lead Pastor What do you do for Storyline?...
Serving behind the scenes! This staff spotlight features two “unsung heroes” who help us keep things moving forward at Storyline! Lindsay Acocella, Strategic Coordinator / Women’s Ministry What do...
Investing in the next generation and their families! This week’s staff spotlight features two people who LOVE kids and students. Read more about our Children’s Ministry Director and Student...
Since our launch in 2015, one of our favorite summer events has been a free sports camp for kids, which we originally called “Sports of All Sorts”. In 2017,...
When parents welcome a new baby into their home, it’s a common tradition for friends and family to gather and shower them with gifts and supplies needed to care...
Give us one day. Easter is approaching quickly, and there are still some volunteer slots we need to fill. We’re expecting to see bigger-than-ever crowds, and we want to...
Perhaps you’ve already begun preparing for Easter. For those in more orthodox traditions, Ash Wednesday (February 14th this year) kicked off the 40-day season of reflection and repentance known...
“The age of the average church member increases by seven years every decade and in the next ten years, the average age of members in many mainline denominations will...
In October of 2017, we announced our plans to purchase and renovate the vacant Walmart Neighborhood Market at the corner of 64th Ave. and Indiana St. We launched an...
Over the past few weeks in our services, we’ve been highlighting several areas of our kids ministry that you might not know about. Here are five ways you can...
We want each person at Storyline to find a place where they can use their talents and interests to serve God. Below we’ve included a list of volunteer positions...
Revelation 7:9-10 describes heaven as “a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages” worshiping Jesus together. It is our...
Have you ever heard the saying, “Give a man a fish, feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime”? In a way...
Our church is committed to teamwork. Each month, we try to make you aware of ways you can use your gifts and interests to serve. Take a look at...
This week, we officially launched sign-ups for our fall Home Groups. Our new groups will begin meeting the week of September 10. Here are answers to a few frequently...
In his celebrated work, Life Together, Dietrich Bonhoeffer writes: “The physical presence of other Christians is a source of incomparable joy and strength to the believer.” That’s why we...
As you’ve been hearing over the past several weeks, we are well into the process of bringing on two internal elders to help provide a next level of wisdom,...
Over the summer, a family from our church (the Golens) spent some time in London, England, on a temporary work assignment. While they were there, we asked Tim and...
Our church is committed to teamwork. Each month, we try to make you aware of ways you can use your gifts and interests to serve. Take a look at...
What does it mean for Storyline’s missions to be “across the street and across the sea”? Acts 1:8 is one of the most oft-quoted verses regarding God’s call for...
Teamwork is a real value around here. We hope that everyone who comes to Storyline will find a place where they can use their gifts and talents for God’s...
This summer, we are opening someone else’s mail. We are studying 1 Timothy, a letter that was written 2000 years ago by a Jewish mentor named Paul, a pastor...
At Storyline, we’ve committed to linking arms with other churches for a goal that is bigger than building up our own programs and events. You’ve heard us say, “We’re...
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...
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...
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 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...
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....
The book of Ephesians is deep and meaty. Authored by the Apostle Paul, this short letter to the church at Ephesus was intended to give new believers a solid...
We have had quite a year…wait, it hasn’t even been a year. Nine months. It’s only been nine months since the real chaos began. The circumstances of our family’s...
When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, “Who is this?” The question as Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday remains the most important question on...
Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, we also should walk in...