Fully Alive – Katie Brown

Author: Katie Brown Think back for a minute to the story of Lazarus from John 11. Picture Jesus outside the sealed tomb, face stained with tears, and surrounded by mourners and hopelessness. In the midst of this somber moment, Jesus calls out the simple command that transforms the entire scene, “Lazarus, come out.” Now imagine […]

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Run Your Race – Bianca Olthoff

Every Monday I post an article, devotion, or video from one of my favorite writers, speakers, or ministers. Today I’ve posted a video of Bianca Olthoff sharing about running your race of faith with endurance. Bianca is a speaker, writer, and social justice advocator. Learn more about her here

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Anything – Juliann Terrell

Author: Juliann Terrell “Are not sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. And even the very hairs of your head are numbered. So don’t be afraid; You are worth more than many sparrows.” –Matthew 10:30 Author and motivational speaker, Jennie Allen, frames one […]

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A Freedom Challenge – Rebekah Lyons and Jess Connolly

Every Monday I post an article, devotion, or video from one of my favorite authors, speakers, or ministers. Today I’ve shared a conversation between Rebekah Lyons and Jess Connolly on what freedom means. This video is one of five in a freedom challenge series that can be sent to your inbox. sign up for it here. […]

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Shame and Hiding – Sarah DeLotelle

Author: Sarah DeLotelle At that moment their eyes were opened, and they suddenly felt shame at their nakedness. So they sewed fig leaves together to cover themselves – Genesis 3:7 I want you to think back to a dark time in your life…a time called middle school…braces, acne, a regretful perm or two…or eight (the […]

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Women’s Retreat Packing List and Info

We are so excited that you’re joining us for Rising Church’s first ever Women’s Retreat! Here is what you need to know for the weekend. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to email me at sarahdelotelle@risingchurch.org. My team and I have been praying for you by name and we can’t wait to welcome you! Arrival […]

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A Special Gathering Outreach

Who can Volunteer? Men or women, 18 and over. What: The Gathering is hosting a youth night at the Gainesville Detention Center! The event  will include: worship, games, a message, small groups, and refreshments. We are estimating an attendance of 60 youth and will divide them into 3 groups of 20 – 2 groups of […]

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