MainStreet is a church is worth investing in because they are meeting people where they are and helping them move forward with Christ. MainStreet is small, but they are mighty, and I am just one story. Without MainStreet my story would have been very different.
What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you're mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he … Continue reading What makes a good life?
Last week we held a Tech-Wise Sunday at MainStreet featuring a message by Andy Crouch based on his book The Tech-Wise Family. You can watch the entire presentation below. The first 60 minutes of the video is Andy's main talk, and the second half is the panel discussion we enjoyed over lunch. (Thanks to The … Continue reading Tech-Wise Family Resources
Last night a handful for MainStreeters gathered on Ash Wednesday to watch the movie "Paul, Apostle of Christ." We all came away amazed at what it cost to be a Christian in first century Rome -- that is, often your very life! Better than any Bible film I've seen, this one beautifully portrays how the early … Continue reading Counting the Cost (Skye Jethani)
A letter to my church: "Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God" (Phil. 1:3). Tomorrow most of us will be gathered around a big family table sharing not only food but also the full array of emotions that come with being together with extended family and relatives. If you had the … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Reflection