Monthly Archives: July 2017

We are Growing (Acts 6:1-7): Sermon Summary for 7/30 at Warrenville

By Steve Hands Who are we, and who are we called to be as a church? We are welcoming, connected, united, and servants. As we live out this reality, God will draw more and more people to trust in his … Continue reading

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Planting Grass or Pulling Weeds? Creativity in the Margins

  Are you proactive or reactive? Do you want to plant grass seed or pull weeds?   When I’m tired (or lazy), I find myself primarily reacting to problems or requests, endlessly pulling weeds for problems that come up. Yet … Continue reading

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We are Growing (Eph 3:1–12): Sermon Summary for 7/30 at Wheaton

Growth demands ownership. While a few leaders can own and carry a smaller church, the larger the church grows the greater the circle of ownership must expand. A few months ago, I found myself in a scary place. About a … Continue reading

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Blessings In Disguise

By Stephen Hong When our plans for God do not pan out the way we imagined, it is inevitably disappointing and can lead to discouragement. But is that all? Can frustrated plans actually be a blessing? This story is about … Continue reading

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Sermon Summary – July 23 at Warrenville

We Are Servants (Ephesians 2:8-10, Matthew 5:13-16) by Pastor Steve Hands Who are we, and who are we called to be as a church? We are welcoming, connected, and united, but we were never designed just to get along with … Continue reading

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Sermon Summary – July 23 at Wheaton

We Are Servants (1 Samuel 30:1-31) by Pastor Mitch Kim At Wellspring, are we consumers or servants? Consumers focus on satisfying their own needs; servants meet the needs of others. At Wellspring we have stepped obediently into a difficult mission … Continue reading

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Wellspring Worship and The Gilmore Girls

By Reggie Ramos A question that I’ve been pondering for the past year and a half while serving in worship at Wellspring has been “What is worship supposed to look like at Wellspring?” I still don’t know the full answer … Continue reading

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