Building Update #3

Hey Team, Wow, I’m simply amazed at how our MOMENTUM series went, and I’m in awe of how excited and supportive everyone is of the project.  For those of you who don’t yet know, we did reach our goal of $600,000 committed to the project over the next two years, and on our Big Give […]

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Our Newest Staff Member, Sarah Pead!

A Little Bit About Sarah: I’m so excited to announce to you that Sarah Pead will be joining the Friendship Church staff beginning Monday, September 9th.  Sarah will become our Arts & Communications Director.  Sarah has been working for the last 5 years as a Graphic Design and Marketing Consultant for Willow Marketing on the […]

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Zimmerman, Trayvon, and Jesus!

For some the decision was abominable. For others it was justice. Some believe that the whole event was simply and completely about race. Others see it as a bad circumstance gone awful. Here are the indisputable facts as we stand here today.  A young man is now in eternity.  Another man’s life is altered forever.  […]

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Building Update #2

Several weeks ago I shared with you that we were in the process of working through the initial phases of the building process.  We have been diligently working with our site engineer to determine exactly what kind of space we have to work with, and the exact amount of square footage we can actually build […]

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Building Update #1

Well, it’s been a busy couple of months around Friendship Church!  For the most part that explains why I took a two month absence from posting another blog post.  Besides all of the normal stuff that happens I’ve been doing a lot of preparation work for our future building project. To give you a little […]

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A New Year Letter To Friendship Church!

Hey Friendship People, Many of you will be receiving this letter from me, via snail mail, in the next day or two with your year end giving statement for your taxes.  However, I wanted to share it with everyone that calls Friendship home.  I believe God has great things in store for 2013 and I’m […]

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Gossip

Originally posted on andywendling:
Gossip: talking about someone else. Simple as that in my opinion. It is so easy to talk about other people. Especially when you are talking about people who are not present. Even better is when they will see your Facebook status later, and even though you didn’t say their name, they know…

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WHY?

“Dear Lord, I pray for those who have been devastated by the actions of this man.  I pray for parents today who will not be able to pray with their child or tuck them into bed.  I ask that you wrap your arms around them and send them your children who will display your true […]

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Laziness – Andy Wendling

One of Friendship Church’s elders has just started a blog…or at least I just found it, one or the other!  In any sense this is a great post and you should read it!  Laziness.

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4 Reasons I’m a Better Leader Than I “Should Be”

I am often asked leadership and/or pastoral leadership questions.  Usually it is either preceded by or followed with some type of compliment regarding my leadership.  Now, while I am very appreciative of compliments (I’m not sure of anyone who isn’t) I must be very transparent in saying that my ability to lead well extends light-years […]

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