Miracles do happen
This morning I realized that I had witnessed two miracles yesterday. One supercedes the other by far, but both nonetheless are miracles still. The superceeding, super awesome miracle of the day of course was hearing of Daisy Love Merrick’s (daughter of Britt Merrick) sugery and recovery . Many of you know, of course, that the cancerous tumor that filled her abdomen was completely removed by...
We sin against Christ and we misrepresent the Gospel when we suggest to sinners...– Albert Mohler- Taken from www.albertmohler.com
REALITY VENTURA UPDATE! From a distance we have been following the plans, prayer, and updates for the new Reality Ventura campus. For more than a year the church has been praying for God to birth this church, and as Britt explained on his blog (Brittmerrick.com) the Baby is ready to be birthed. More than ever we are awaiting our move to Carpinteria to be a part of this exciting time (more info on...
Hello…My name is Al
AL’S GOODBYE SLIDESHOW Last week at the Refuge Service, the staff and leadership surprised me with a special service, where they had 4 students share testimonies of how God has worked in their lives. They then played this sweet slideshow highlighting the past 4+ years of my time as the High School pastor. They are the best! Check out this video that Lindsay Gatlin put together. Thanks a lot...
Explaining the next season With the creative genius of David Fray, we produced this short video and showed it to the students at Refuge on Wed night 7/29, explaining our departure, the reason for it and what to expect in the coming season. It was a great night of BBQ, worship, and reflecting on God’s faithfulness over the past 4+ years. A quote that I’ve been meditating on says,...
check out this video of our first staff BBQ experience with friends (old and new) at Reality Carp. It was an absolute blast and a blessing. Only one night with them and we fell in love. peace