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Jun 3 2018 Team Arrives in Bangkok, Thailand!

Thailand Team Member

“The next time you’re tempted to boast, just say under your breath, ‘It’s not about me.’ Say it a dozen times a day. Say it when you wake up and go to sleep. When we keep track of the good we’ve done or love people with an agenda, it’s no longer love; it’s just a bunch of tickets. We can either keep… More

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May 23 2018 Haiti Exposure Trip Recap

The Well Video Team

Jeremy Young was born in Kenscoff, Haiti. Watch as he and his adoptive family go back to his native country on an Exposure Trip so they can learn more about his roots and experience the culture together. More

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May 9 2018 Potential Elder: Danny Herwaldt

The Well Video Team

This last week we presented Danny Herwaldt as a potential elder. As someone who has been around for many years and served over the last year as an advisor, the elders have experienced him as someone who is above reproach. As they have observed him and prayed about it, the elders are presenting him… More

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May 6 2018 Lebanon Exposure Trip Recap

The Well Video Team

Whether you’ve been on a dozen Exposure Trips or you’re going on your first one, you never truly know what to expect or what God will do. This is what the Lebanon team experienced as they served Syrian refugees with Youth for Christ (YFC Lebanon). More

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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 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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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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