When Life Gets Wild, God is Good

Hello Church, Elder Matt here. As our church’s 7th annual Summer Saturday Program is fast approaching, it is important that we remember how our Lord Jesus Christ considers and sees the children. In Luke 9:46-48, Jesus’s disciples are arguing who amongst themselves is the greatest. Jesus responds by taking a child by his side and says, “Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives him who sent me. For he who is least among you all is the one who is the greatest.” Luke 9:46-48 Jesus is saying that whoever loves the low, the poor, the sick,…


Portraits of Grace: CEM Story (4 of 4)

“Portraits of Grace: CEM Story” follows the development of our Children’s Education Ministry at King’s Cross Church. As “kingdom minded, kingdom people,” we recognize God’s work in every aspect of our church. We invite you to witness God’s work in the children of our church. Photo by Minnow Park “When my mom brought me to SSP, I didn’t know a lot about God. I was a really clueless kid. But as I went to the classes, I learned more about why I was there, the Bible, and how God died for our sins: how God is great and that He’s our savior. I also gained really good friends. Their moms are…


Portraits of Grace: CEM Story (3 of 4)

“Portraits of Grace: CEM Story” follows the development of our Children’s Education Ministry at King’s Cross Church. As “kingdom minded, kingdom people,” we recognize God’s work in every aspect of our church. We invite you to witness God’s work in the children of our church. Photo by Minnow Park “In the beginning, CEM was very small and honestly just a place for us to put the kids during service. But over time, especially with the outpouring from SSP, it became something the kids could call ‘home.’ You can see they don’t feel like this is just a place where they get dropped off, but that…


Portraits of Grace: CEM Story (2 of 4)

“Portraits of Grace: CEM Story” follows the development of our Children’s Education Ministry at King’s Cross Church. As “kingdom minded, kingdom people,” we recognize God’s work in every aspect of our church. We invite you to witness God’s work in the children of our church. Photo by Minnow Park “I wanted to wait until the church was more cemented before doing SSP [Summer Saturday Program], but Serena was insistent on being present and doing it by faith. So we did, God amazed us, and I walked away with two key lessons. One, my cynicism needed to be dealt with in light of faith. I thought…


Portraits of Grace: CEM Story (1 of 4)

“Portraits of Grace: CEM Story” follows the development of our Children’s Education Ministry at King’s Cross Church. As “kingdom minded, kingdom people,” we recognize God’s work in every aspect of our church. We invite you to witness God’s work in the children of our church. Photo by Minnow Park “We started King’s Cross’ (KCC) first CEM class with less than five kids shortly after KCC was established. Initially, we were asking: “What can the families and children do during service? How can we serve them?” But shortly after, Peter introduced me to Lois (CPC Director), who shared the needs…