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#MeToo

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Sexual assault and harassment is never okay. It’s heartbreaking (but sadly no longer surprising) that so many women have experienced this evil and injustice. As several women have noted, soon the #metoo hashtag will leave the headlines but the scars and sorrows of their abuse won’t leave in the same way....

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Reflecting on 3 Years at The Brook

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On October 6, 2013 The Brook officially launched. 3 years ago today!! Reflecting on that day and season of life brings back so many memories. Here are 3 “snapshots” I’ve been reflecting on. Ready? 3…2…1… here we go: ...

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Our 3-2-1 Anniversary Celebration Timeline

Our 3-2-1 Anniversary Celebration Timeline...

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The Brook's Next TIDE

At the TIDE Showcase, we are on a mission to provide a well of water in a community that is marked by spiritual famine. Jesus said, “If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’” This Friday, the students will display repairs they’ve done in our building, o...

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Easter: Hope is Rising!!

Hope is Rising! When Jesus rose, Hope rose from the dead to make hope rise in our hearts. Join us to celebrate Jesus' resurrection on Sunday, March 27 at our 9:15am and 11:00am services...and invite someone to join you!...

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Reeling Takes Work

Since being in Haiti, there have been a myriad of experiences that have taught me much about who God is and the mission he has called us to. One that cannot escape my mind was when I, for the first time, saw local fishermen manually catching fish at the beach. Instantly, I was reminded about the calling of some of Jesus’ disciples-fishermen who did the hard work I was wi...

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This Christmas: Faith Beyond The Films

With each Christmas season, many are reminded of classic Christmas movies such as Miracle on 34th Street, It's A Wonderful Life, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and A Christmas Story. This Christmas at The Brook, we'll take a look at the true story of Christmas beyond the films. It's this Christmas story that can change your life forever. Join us!...

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Marriage: God's Design Redefined

The God of the Bible is a good God, who is infinite in his worth, supreme in his love, and breathtaking in his compassion. He alone can satisfy the deepest longings of the human heart and supply us with lasting joy, forgiveness, and eternal hope. With him as the hope for humanity and the delight of the Church, we are faced with a historic day in our nation as it pertains t...

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7 Ways to Fight Porn

I was in Jr. High the first time my eyes saw pornography. In God’s grace, he’s rooted out the image from my mind but the scenario is still there. I wasn’t looking for it, but it found me. I was heading into my classroom at school when a classmate had a picture in his hand and literally put it right in front of my face and then ran off. One of the most sobering lesson...

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Easter 2015: 4 Ways to Help

On April 5 we will celebrate the glorious fact that Jesus is alive! If Jesus didn't raise from the dead, then our faith is in vain. "But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead," writes Paul, and because he lives, we want to tell the world around us about our great hope in Jesus. This Easter, we are having two Easter services at 9am and 11am to double our praise and s...

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Thankful for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

At The Brook, we are grateful for the many ways God used Martin Luther King, Jr. to advance racial equality through peaceful and yet sacrificial means. He was a courageous man who, among other things, cared deeply about something that God cares deeply about, Christ-Exalting Diversity. ...

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#40inJohn - 40 Days in the Gospel of John

The Bible is powerful! It is the Word of God through which He speaks to us. Let's together work through the Gospel of John between now and Easter and see the kinds of things God does in our lives. Join the ride!...

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