Our City: Be the Light

This week on June 21st we had the longest day of the year. I’m not talking about your work day but the longest amount of sunlight in a twenty-four hour period. It’s known as Summer Solstice or midsummer. This day occurs when the earth’s geographic pole is closest toward the sun.  For the northern hemisphere Read the full article →

Our City: Fellowship of Hope Mentoring

Trinity Sunday’s charge- the Great Commission: “Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,  and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you” (Matthew 28: 18-19) One aspect of our church that I love is that so many Read the full article →

Restoration Recommends: I Wanted to Know More About God

In the next few weeks, Ascension Day (May 24) and Pentecost (June 4) mark the end of Jesus’ earthly ministry and the beginning of the Church. We’ll be learning about these in children’s lessons on Sundays, but they also provide a unique opportunity to discuss common childhood (and adult!) questions like “Where is God?”, “Why can’t I see Read the full article →

Community Groups

A new season of Community Groups begins this month! If you haven’t participated in a Community Group and you are wondering what they are all about here is what you need to know! What are Community Groups?  Community Groups meet in homes to study the Bible, pray, and deepen relationships with each other. Groups include Read the full article →

Recommends: David Crowder Band’s A Collision and Give Us Rest

When I was in middle school, David Crowder led worship at our youth group’s winter retreat.  I remember being drawn to this lanky guy with wild hair and a wilder goatee.  He looked like John the Baptist in flannel and blue jeans.  His worship music was part of my Bible-belt evangelical upbringing. But as I Read the full article →

Restoration Goes Caroling

Last Sunday a group of people from Restoration went caroling through the neighborhoods. Dressed in santa hats and a riding in a trailer adorned with lights the carolers sung to about ten homes in the Richardson area. We are looking forward to making this a yearly tradition at Restoration!