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For The One

For The One

For The One. That’s a saying and a hashtag we have at One City Church. #fortheone. When we say this we mean we exist for the one: the One True God, Jesus – and the one that NEEDS the One True God. My husband and I, Jon, have been in ministry for over 15 years now. We...

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How a First Year Church Plant Cultivated Community in 2020

How a First Year Church Plant Cultivated Community in 2020

Last year brought many obstacles for churches to open their doors for broken people. When COVID-19 spurred a global panic, it challenged how churches cultivated community to encourage, disciple, and provide outreach in all spheres for the congregation. A new church...

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Playing Without The Queen

Playing Without The Queen

About a decade ago I found myself a part of a learning community with Alan Hirsch.  The group was called the 'Future Travelers' and Alan was helping us dream about the future of the Church.  One of the conversations that has stuck with me through the years was a story...

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Praying for Justice

Praying for Justice

This blog is part of our 2021 Prayer Series, inspired and guided by Luke 11:09.Last month, we started a prayer series on the Stadia Blog that will continue throughout 2021. This series will highlight a monthly prayer theme, which will guide our commitment to pray...

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How to Order Your Time When There is No Sunday Gathering

How to Order Your Time When There is No Sunday Gathering

Time is a finite resource. You only have 52 weeks a year, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. No more, no less. What you do with your time makes all the difference. This is especially true in the early phases of church planting when there is no Sunday gathering and only a...

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Praying for our Country

Praying for our Country

This blog is part of our 2021 Prayer Series, inspired and guided by Luke 11:09. Back in November, our social media specialist and I met to hash out a series of prayer blogs for 2021. As an organization, we are inviting our friends and partners to pray with us each day...

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Empowered in Everyday Life

Empowered in Everyday Life

True Confession: I am incredibly jealous of professional basketball players. My closest friends know this about me: I love all of the unique jerseys, athleisure, fancy shoes, and accessories that professional athletes get to wear. It’s not even about the salary...

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Why You Should Start a Micro Church Movement in Your City

Why You Should Start a Micro Church Movement in Your City

The Growing Need Consider the following.... You and I are sent to Papua New Guinea to reach a small, specific region of the country. Your missionary team discovers that in the section of the country you’ve been assigned, there are 200 different people groups. The goal...

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Christmas Conflict We Can’t Avoid

Christmas Conflict We Can’t Avoid

I’ve never had anyone intentionally try to kill me. But I had a close brush with death years ago on Easter Sunday. Our family was driving along Hwy 287 in Colorado when a driver on a meth-induced joyride swerved into oncoming traffic. His speeding van forced us into a...

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