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Apr 30 2018 Serve Fresno 2018 Recap

The Well Video Team

This April we joined 17 other churches throughout the Valley to participate in 80 different projects for Serve Fresno week. These are some of the highlights of the week. More

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Apr 25 2018 Ordination: Jordan Harris

Shea Sumlin and the Elders

As a church, we train, equip, develop and send out leaders to reach the world with the gospel. This includes walking with people through the work of ministry, planting churches and helping men become pastors. After his completion of our Residency Program and working through many pastoral… More

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Apr 23 2018 I Heart Fresno 2018 Recap

The Well Video Team

Verve, Surge and 516 students from both campuses recently spent their Spring Break serving our community. This is I ❤ Fresno! More

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Apr 18 2018 What You Need to Know Before Talking About Race Part 3

Andrew Feil

Proximity and Race So far, we’ve looked at what we should learn about ourselves and about the idea of learning to listen to other people’s perspectives, but as we continue in our series on racial justice and racial reconciliation, I want to add in one more element that I think is essential as you… More

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Apr 10 2018 Powers-Ginsburg Saturday Sports

The Well Video Team

Every weekend, people from The Well participate in Saturday Sports, a program through Every Neighborhood Partnership, that meets on local elementary school campuses. Through sports, crafts and hanging out with kids week to week, the hope of the gospel is spreading throughout our city. Take a look at… More

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Apr 9 2018 Surge and Verve Winter Retreats 2018

The Well Video Team

This winter, our North middle and high school students went to Mount Hermon while our Fig Garden middle and high school students went to Hume Lake. We had an awesome time hanging out with each other, having tons of fun, and getting to know God more while worshipping Him in His creation. These are… More

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Mar 28 2018 It Takes a Village

Chris Schultz

There aren’t many days that I don’t feel the weight of responsibility as a parent. My wife Jennifer and I have four beautiful gifts named Kamryn, Addison, Tessa and Samantha (four daughters, in case you didn’t catch that), and we count it a privilege to be their parents. But parenting is hard and… More

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Mar 19 2018 What You Need to Know Before Talking About Race Part 2

Andrew Feil

Hearing Multiple Perspectives Coming from a very safe, comfortable white middle class evangelical culture, when I first heard people of color talk about race, privilege, American history (told from a very different vantage point), and even theological worldviews and pastors, I of course was put off… More

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Mar 13 2018 Seeing Life Change in West Africa

Missions

Ronaldo grew up in a small village called Tame. A few times each day, a truck rolls through the village on the dusty road that serves as the community’s only lifeline to the outside world. If you can catch a ride, a bumpy journey through the forest takes you to the town of Canchungo. Ronaldo made… More

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Feb 26 2018 What You Need to Know Before Talking About Race Part 1

Andrew Feil

The Importance of Discovering Your Own Ethnic Identity When you think about the “normal American,” what image comes into your mind? Who is a stereotypical American? What age are they? What gender? What size, hair or eye color? What language do they speak? What race are they? If you are a white… More

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