Jessica Hanewinckel

Jessica Hanewinckel is an Outreach magazine contributing writer.

The Gift of Life

For the small church, a blood drive is an easy, no-cost way to give to others, and is perhaps more impactful and life-changing (and life-saving) than any amount of money could be.

Joel Muddamalle: Total Dependence

We think humility is an invitation for people to walk all over us, for endless suffering, to be left out. Yet the Bible doesn’t present that at all.

Delivering Hope

When visitors do decide to check out a Sunday service, Kelley says, they’re often happy to find a teaching team made up of four Hope pastors, plus two others from different churches, who rotate Sundays.

The Right People at the Right Time

The entire congregation, specifically the older folks, have been very welcoming of the changes that come with younger demographics, who bring with them different preferences when it comes to worship style and church experience.

Bryan C. Loritts: Overcoming Ethnic Disunity

The church started out multiethnic. The apostle Paul didn’t start two separate churches, one for the Jews and one for the Gentiles.

Tending to the Roots

People want to experience God, so Radiant has extended its worship sets a bit and left space for more moments of reflection to let people sense God’s presence.

Jeff Simmons: Becoming Faithful Stewards

When people give money, they’re giving it to the Lord. We have to be good stewards of that.

Faith Eury Cho: Centered on the Presence of God

Busyness doesn’t have to compete with my intimacy with the Lord. I do everything for him and with him.