Pastor's Blog

Pastor's Blog
Pastor's Blog

That Church, This Church, My Church

There’s more than one way to refer to and relate to a church.  Consider these three perspectives. That church.  “Yes, I’ve heard about that church,” a person might say.  “I’ve heard that church has great ministries for children and students.  I’ve heard that church is really committed to missions.  I’ve heard that church has spirit-anointed musical worship and solid biblical teaching.” But have you ever been there?  Have you ever checked it out and experienced...

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Gratitude for Easter at Ingleside 2022

As I reflect on our celebration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ this past weekend, my heart is filled with great gratitude – and I hope yours is too! The powerful presence of God’s Spirit in our worship services was evident in the warm fellowship, the joyful songs, and the many who responded to the gospel with repentance, faith, and obedience. Attendance in our five services totaled 3,999 on-campus with 448 joining on the livestream for a total of 4,447 worshipers....

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A Festival of Forgiveness, Hope, and Life

Our Easter celebration this weekend will be festival of forgiveness, hope, and life that you will not want to miss. Easter Family Fun Day.  For children pre-K through 5th grade and their families, this event occurs here on our campus on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. We have a plan for it to happen rain or shine.  It will include a family walk-through (10:00 – 11:30 a.m.), inflatables, art project, food vendors, and an egg launch.  Bring your kids and grandkids for a fun...

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Who Will You Invite This Easter?

I hope you have already made plans to be part of our Easter celebration at Ingleside this year. In addition, I hope you will invite a family member, a friend, a neighbor, or someone you work with or go to school with to join us as we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and the eternal life that we have in him. Our Easter celebration will be a festival of forgiveness, hope, and life that you will not want to miss. Here are some of the details you will want to...

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Let’s Celebrate this Easter

In 2020 and 2021, our Easter celebrations were muted because of COVID concerns. But this year I hope you are planning to come to church with an eager, joyful heart as we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and the eternal life that we have in him. Our Easter celebration will be a festival of forgiveness, hope, and life that you will not want to miss. Here are some of the details you will want to know. April 10, Palm Sunday: We will serve the Lord’s Supper in...

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Invite a Friend this Easter

I hope you will invite a friend and make plans now to be at Ingleside this Easter as we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Your personal invitation could make all the difference.  Here are some of the details you will want to know. April 10, Palm Sunday : We will serve the Lord’s Supper in each morning worship service. April 10, 6:30 p.m. : Our Chapel Choir will present a concert entitled, “How Sweet the Sound” in the Chapel. Saturday, April 16 : Easter...

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Easter at Ingleside 2022

In just a few weeks, we will remember the crucifixion and celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, our risen Savior and great Redeemer. I hope you will invite a friend and make plans now to be at Ingleside this Easter. April 10, Palm Sunday: We will serve the Lord’s Supper in each morning worship service. April 10, 6:30 p.m. : Our Chapel Choir will present a concert entitled, “How Sweet the Sound” in the Chapel. Saturday, April 16 : Easter Family Fun Day - for...

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Ukraine: Help and Hope in Jesus’ Name

As war has engulfed Ukraine and millions of people are being displaced, many are asking:  what can I do to help? I suggest two things: we can give, and we can pray. For more details, please watch the short video below from Dr. Paul Chitwood, the President of the International Mission Board (IMB).  You may remember that Dr. Chitwood was our guest at Ingleside for our 2020 Acts 1:8 Weekend. .. Send Relief is the collaborative compassion ministry of the International Mission Board...

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Membership Class: Two Options

Every month on a Sunday afternoon we offer our “Discovering Ingleside Membership” class for adults. It’s the way you join our church. This month we are also offering a Wednesday night option.  Keep reading for more details. The Sunday Option. This month’s Sunday afternoon class is this Sunday, March 6, at 4:00 p.m. Here are some frequently asked questions: Where? Come in the east entrance to the Worship Center and someone will be there to welcome you and point you in the...

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Join us for “Big Wednesday”

On Wednesday night, March 2, we are encouraging everyone—all ages and life stages—to gather for worship at 6:30 p.m. in the Worship Center followed by an Ice Cream Social in the Gathering Area. Who? Every age and life stage! (Birth through age 4 in childcare during worship, and with their parents for the social) When? Wednesday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. Where? Worship Center What? Worship, Lord’s Supper, Baptism, and Ice Cream Social Why? To encourage and strengthen our...

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