Back to the Basics

Confession: there are times when I find it very difficult to love those around me – perhaps not everyone around me, but undoubtedly some. I find my thoughts drifting to how poorly they have treated me.

Generosity Revisited

A couple of months back I shared some thoughts surrounding the topic of generosity and God’s instruction to, and enabling of, each of His people to live lives accordingly.

Choosing to Be Known

All of us want to be truly, deeply known by others. There is a satisfaction and a joy that comes from feeling understood, valued, and really known.

Pastor Daryl Largis

It is with both deep sadness and profound joy that we announce the departure of Pastor Daryl Largis to be with Jesus.

The Law that Gives Freedom

What comes to mind when you think of the law? Does it conjure up thoughts of perfection, wisdom, and radiance? Or do you imagine lengthy documents, unattainable restrictions, and unreasonable expectations?


What do you think of when you hear the word generosity? Who do you think of? Are there particular thoughts or ideas or pictures that flash through your mind?

Students Raise Money to Fight Sex Trafficking

If there's one thing we all know as proud Buffalonians it's that not all pizza is created equal. Bocce's, Franco's, Picasso's and Pizza Works all have their unique culinary take on our favorite food, and regardless of who wins the argument and...

Waking Up the Sun and Being Overwhelmed with Grace

Recently I had the privilege of being the recipient of something that in the past I was part of the giving. While the role reversal was slightly and initially awkward, mainly due to my pride which I needed to and did repent from, I was...

Starting a Budget

The term “budget” is not a word that most people like to hear. It often conjures up images of second-hand stores, old clunky cars and bread and water for every meal. Budgets aren’t flashy – but what they accomplish may be! What many...

The Power of Thankfulness

If you talk to any of the life coaches out there or read books surrounding the topic of how to have a positive attitude or live a happier life, you will find one of the most repeated pieces of advice is to stay thankful and continually practice...

Ebola Support

It is hard to believe that one year ago the country of Sierra Leone was in a terrible struggle with Ebola. Hundreds perished as a result of this latest outreach with many more lives impacted.

To Die is Gain

Recently I was talking to a friend about her husband’s health situation – how things were going at home and what they were expecting to do next.