Summer Series: Crazy Things Jesus Said

We invite you to join us for a new sermon series on the Gospel of Mark at our Downtown, South, and West locations. Be sure to pick up one of our free study guides at these locations and follow along with our podcast online.

The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the Gospel. - Mark 1:15

Men From Across the Midwest Gather for Men’s Conference

Men from six different states gathered for the Great Commission Plains Men's Conference, May 10-11.

Nearly 300 men from 12 churches across the Midwest gathered at Jordan Park Camp for the Great Commission Plains Men’s Conference May 10-11. Men of all ages attended the conference, which provided practical teaching on a variety topics related to manhood and godliness. Sessions included:
  • Disciple: Relationship with Christ – Pastor Brad Barrett, Stonebrook Community Church, Ames, Iowa
  • A Christian Man: Relationship with Women – Pastor Tom Brown, Vintage Faith Church, Manhattan, Kansas
  • Fathers: Relationship with Younger Children – Pastor Tim Rude, Walnut Creek Church, Windsor Heights, Iowa
  • Fathers: Relationship with Teens – Pastor Chris Biang, Grace Campus Church, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Purity/Holiness/Integrity: Relationship with God – Pastor Kurt Jurgensmeier, New Life Community Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Worker: Relationship with Neighbors, Work & Church – Pastor Rory Whitney, Candlewood Community Church, Omaha, Nebraska
Click here to access audio recordings of the messages.

The conference also featured three worship times led by band members from Walnut Creek Downtown, Walnut Creek Windsor Heights, and Stonebrook Community Church in Ames. The weekend offered a wonderful opportunity to gather as men of faith to worship the Lord, learn from His Word, and spend time in fellowship. And, especially for those who camped, beautiful weather was an added bonus.