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ToGather: Sharing Our Cup of Gratitude (November 27, 2022)

We want to be a people who sing to God out of hearts full of gratitude because of our riches in Christ Jesus!

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in online worship through words and music, using YouTube videos to lead us to sing with hearts full of gratitude for all that God has done for us in Jesus.

We Are Thankful for You!

Of God's many blessings, you are some of the most special to us!

Thank you

ToGather: Let's Keep Singing! (November 20, 2022)

Songs enable us to speak to God from all the different tangents, orbits, pressures, situations, and experiences in our lives.

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in online worship through words and music using YouTube videos inviting us to rejoice and sing to the LORD with joy and thanksgiving.

ToGather: Using Our Freedom Redemptively (November 13, 2022)

In our broken world where people say and do hostile things against us, we choose to use our freedom to serve them in love.

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in an online worship through words and music using YouTube videos to remind us we are free in Christ from bondage to sin, death, satan, hell, purposelessness, loneliness, so we can use our freedom to serve and liber

ToGather: Bringing All Things Together in Christ (November 6, 2022)

Our hope, our answer, and God's unveiling of his greatest mysteries are found in Jesus, the Messiah, Son of God, the Christ who is our Savior and Lord!

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in an online worship through words and music using YouTube videos to help us understand and connect emotionally with God's mystery to bring things together in Christ.

ToGather: God's Great Gift to Us! (October 30, 2022)

Let's live out God's gift of grace by celebrating God's goodness, loving Jesus, and obeying what the Lord taught as we love, serve, and treat others as our Savior did!

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in an online, virtual worship through words and music using YouTube videos to remind us and help us celebrate and live in appreciation to the grace of God.

ToGather: Having a Fitting Reply (October 23, 2022)

Let's worship today, praising God and asking for the help of the Holy Spirit as we seek to respond to people as Jesus did!

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in online, virtual worship through words and music using YouTube videos to help us understand how to give fitting replies to others in different conversation contexts.

At the End of Ourselves

Why do we limit our lives to the mundane of only what we can see? Why, oh why, do we cling to safety over being truly alive?

Melissa Troyer talks about coming to the end of our own abilities, resources, and power to fix ourselves, our problems, and deal with our difficult situations on our own, and then we ask for help and prayer.

ToGather: Aligning Our Interior and Exterior Worlds (October 16, 2022)

David concludes Psalm 19 with a prayer that his interior and exterior worlds align with the character of God and bring the LORD pleasure!

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in an online, virtual worship through words and music using YouTube videos to call us to align our internal feelings of love for God with our external daily lives that should be lived as our worship of God.

ToGather: What It Means to Follow (October 9, 2022)

When Peter, Andrew, James, and John accepted Jesus' call to follow him, everything changed for them!

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in online, virtual worship through words and music using YouTube videos to help us understand, celebrate, commit, and confess what it means to follow Jesus.

ToGather: Safe! (October 2, 2022)

Much of the recent worldwide conversation has been focused on the question, 'How can we be kept safe in our world today?'

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in an online, worship through words and music using YouTube videos to call us to trust that God will keep us safe and honor all that we have entrusted to him.

ToGather: Our Father's Grace Becomes Our Mission (September 25, 2022)

Few truths are more important to us than Jesus' promise to be at the Father's side interceding for us and presenting us to the Father as holy children of the King!

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in online, virtual worship through words and music using YouTube videos to remind us of the great assurance we have with Jesus as our advocate interceding for us and presenting us to God in his righteousness.

ToGather: A Heart for God's People (September 18, 2022)

Status-seeking and a lust for superiority and power over others cannot be part of the Jesus lifestyle!

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in online virtual worship through words and music using YouTube videos to call us to have a heart for God's people and to serve them in love.

The Paraclete

The Spirit is a person. And Jesus calls him the Paraclete.

Max Lucado reminds us of the Holy Spirit living in us based on Jesus' promise and Jesus' special name for the Spirit, the Paraclete

ToGather: I Will Lift My Eyes (September 11, 2022)

Despite many warnings from the prophets, Israel began felt entitled because they were God's PEOPLE, in God's PLACE, by God's POWER.

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in an online, worship through words and music using YouTube videos to lift our eyes to the LORD and receive our strength, hope, and encouragement from him.

Something Simple, Something Glorious

Don't be fooled by the simplicity of this meal, but be reminded that Jesus makes simple things glorious!

Phil Ware reminds us that though the bread and wine of this meal are simple, so were Jesus' words to Jairus' daughter, and those words changed everything.

On the Life and Passing of Anthony Bourdain

I am more grateful than ever for my comparably simple station, one that allows me both quiet time at home and the opportunity to travel — to enjoy both friends and strangers.

Grant Rampy talks about once coveting the fame, fast life, riches, travel, experiences, and accomplishments of Anthony Bordain until realizing what he chased ended up empty and alone.

ToGather: Guarding Our Treasure with Faith, Love, and the Holy Spirit (September 4, 2022)

Paul's goal was not to clutter Timothy's mind with needless details, but to encourage him to guard his precious gospel treasure.

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in an online, DIY, worship through words and music using YouTube videos to inspire us to love the treasure of the gospel God invested in us and to live with faith, love, and the Holy Spirit as we proclaim and protec

Adam 2.0

When Luke wrote his good news story about Jesus, he wants us to know that as much as we may resent and resemble Adam 1.0, the Holy Spirit is transforming us into Adam 2.0!

Phil Ware leads us in exploratory devotional thoughts about the first and second Adams and what they mean to us and that Jesus came as Adam 2.0 to bring us a better future and life eternal with and like Jesus.

Posers and Pretenders

We are all damaged and divided, and there seems to be a whole bunch of us who've become professional pretenders and posers, desperately seeking to be little tin gods who want to be in charge.

Ron Rose is back having conversations over coffee, and including all people and their stories in his conversations whether or not he agrees with them.

ToGather: Doing the Work of God (August 28, 2022)

Because of our faith in Jesus and what he has done to save us, we can endure, stand fast, hold on, and let nothing deter us as we live fully for Jesus.

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in an online, worship through words and music using YouTube videos to truly believe that Jesus is the Holy One Whom God sent for us.

8GHT: Don't Just Stand There

As our world sinks ever deeper into the abyss of division, evil, hatred, and violence, Jesus followers must do more than spout platitudes, post opinions, blame others, go to church, pray, and preach.

Phil Ware finishes his series called 8GHT and focuses on Jesus' command for us to quit standing around and doing nothing but to go and do something to redeem our lost world.

Houses for Healing!

This example of bringing together a coalition of people, organizations, churches, and businesses to bless others in the name of Jesus is a powerful example of what Kingdom life could be!

Phil Ware shares the work of Houses for Healing (H4H) in Abilene, Texas, which serves people of that region of Texas with a place to stay while they (or their family with them) are receiving medical care in Abilene.

ToGather: Night Songs (August 21, 2022)

God wants us to live our lives to the full, inviting him to permeate each moment of each day, including our sleep time!

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in an online, worship through words and music using YouTube videos to invite God to permeate every moment of every day, including having our hearts tuned to God with night songs.

Jesus' Power to Get It Done

We must not forget to punch that little red button and make sure the current of heaven's grace and power flow to us and flow through us to the world.

Phil Ware continues his series called 8GHT, focusing on eight principles out of Acts 1:1-10, today his focus is on the Holy Spirit being the power behind the early church.