Archive for February, 2012

The Favor of Grace

By : February 27, 2012

In the world of cultural Catholicism there is widespread misunderstanding when it comes to grace.  And this misunderstanding can keep people far from God and locked in unhelpful patterns and attitudes when it comes to practicing (or not practicing) their faith. This week we kicked off a new series on grace in which we’re challenging […]

This Weekend

By : February 23, 2012

There is so much going on at Nativity this weekend; you do not want to miss it.  And you do not want to miss this opportunity to bring a friend (who doesn’t have a church) to church, or invite them to join us online this Sunday at 10:30am or 5:30pm.  This will be the perfect […]

New Series | New Season | New Service

By : February 18, 2012

New Series Our Lenten message series begins the weekend of February 25 & 26.  In the past few years our messages during Lent have been the most challenging of the whole year, and this year will be no different. We’re calling the series “Highly Favored” and we’re looking at grace.  The topic has been the […]

A Few (More) Notes on What’s New & What’s Next

By : February 12, 2012

1. This will be the sixth and, sadly, final week of our current series, “The Rules of Happiness.”  I say sadly because spending so much time preparing for our series, it’s always sad to see them go, like saying goodbye to a friend.  This series has had an unexpected impact on me, and others have […]

A Few Notes on What’s New

By : February 4, 2012

1.  Our current attendance numbers have reached an unprecedented weekly average of 4,000.  Two weeks ago we saw our largest weekend ever (that was not Easter or Christmas). In fact it was actually larger than some Easter and Christmas counts.  All of our Masses now see over 500 in attendance, often between 10:30 and 11:00 […]