CONGREGATIONAL AND ELDER UPDATES

Information and ongoing updates related to Gospel City Church

 

JULY 2, 2024 | SUMMER ELDER UPDATE

ELDER UPDATE—As we are full-fledged into summer and July is upon us, we simply want to update you on some of the things we’re praising God for, some of the days ahead that you can anticipate, and give you a better idea of how you can pray for the leadership here at Gospel City . . . (keep reading)

JUNE 7, 2024 | PRIDE—DURING, AFTER, AND BEFORE THE FALL

SHEPHERDING THOUGHTS—With the arrival of summer in 2024, comes a new-norm and celebrated tradition in our “One nation under God,” known as Pride Month. While this month has been in place since 1999 under President Bill Clinton, it has only become more prevalent, loud, and widely accepted in our recent culture . . . (keep reading)

MAY 10, 2024 | MISSIONS UPDATE

MISSIONS UPDATE—I could not be more thankful for your prayers and interest surrounding the recent trip to Ethiopia! The Lord really went before us and was with us all along the way. I am looking forward to sharing . . . (keep reading)

FEBRUARY 16, 2023 — Bylaws Update

ELDER UPDATE—Why did we update our bylaws? Gospel City Church has grown quickly from a small church plant. Routinely updating our bylaws is simply part of becoming a mature, larger church . . . (keep reading)

JANUARY 23, 2023 — Encouragement from Pastor Micah

PASTORAL UPDATE—I was so thankful for our time worshiping Christ together yesterday, and particularly thankful for the kindness of God to meet us as we opened His Word and responded in repentance. While God’s Word is sharp like a sword, and often pride-crushing and soul-piercing, it is encouraging to know that we are being created in the likeness of God together by His Spirit!  . . . (keep reading)

FEBRUARY 7, 2022 — Congregational Update

ELDER UPDATE—In January, the Moody Bible Institute extended an unexpected call to Pastor Wes Ward to become their next Vice President of Moody Radio. This is no small request or task—it’s an exciting call, but also bittersweet. Through prayer with Carrie—and through a confirming process with the elders—Wes has accepted that call. . . . (keep reading)

DECEMBER 17, 2021 — Congregational Update

ELDER UPDATE—“We are family!” is more than just this year’s theme — it’s the true reality and celebration of how God has fashioned us together! As you are finalizing your own seasonal festivities, we wanted to share with you our love for you, thanksgiving to God for you, some helpful information, and look forward to 2022 together with you. . . . (keep reading)

AUGUST 8, 2021 — Leadership Announcement

ELDER UPDATE—With much prayer and insight from wise counsel, Pastor Trent Griffith will be transitioning away from Gospel City Church over the remainder of 2021. Trent has accepted a call to serve as the Vice President for Content Development at FamilyLife. . . . (keep reading)

NOVEMBER 29, 2020 — Congregational Update | 2020: A Year in Review

PASTORAL UPDATE—2020 certainly didn’t look like the year we thought it would back in January! But that doesn’t mean it wasn’t the year God intended for us. In fact, 2020 has been a year of spiritual pruning that has produced gospel growth and so much fruit. As I’ve been reflecting on the deeds that the Lord has done . . . (keep reading)