Praising God // Day 4

Let all that I am praise the Lord; with my whole heart, I will praise his holy name. Let all that I am praise the Lord; may I never forget the good things he does for me. – Psalm 103:1-2 When was the last time you raved over a restaurant where you ate at or the meal that you had? […]

Meditating on Scripture // Day 3

Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do. — Joshua 1:8 Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with […]

The LORD’s Prayer //Day 2

By: Jess Hill The Lord’s Prayer Matthew 6: 9-13 9 “This, then, is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, 10 your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us today our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. 13 And […]

Why Pray, What is Prayer? // Day 1

By: Jess Hill 1 Timothy 2: 1-6 “I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. 2 Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by […]

Prayer Topic Ideas

(If you are stuck and don’t know what to pray about for an hour, check out the items below!)   LIFT Church All of the teams (Prayer, Production, Creative, Setup/Tear-down, Producers, Food, Worship, Welcome, Announcements, Shuttling) Campus Life ministry (first years, students, alumni, faculty) H2H women’s ministry Forged men’s ministry Serve Our City ministry (Pinky Lewis, […]

Making A Faith Plan

Prepare your minds for action and exercise self control – 1 Peter 1:13 In my sermon on Sunday, I talked about making a Faith Plan. A Faith Plan is a tool to help you prepare and be intentional about maturing and growing your faith. Often times we live in the land of good intentions but […]

Alumni Update: Church Life

Baptisms On October 1 we celebrated baptisms. Eight people declared that they were committing to live their lives for Christ. It was an absolutely incredible evening to hear their stories and witness them make this commitment. We are so excited to see how God continues to work in their lives! Simple Churches We’ve got 23 […]

Alumni of the Month: Deanna Lautenbach

The Vision Forward Gala is coming up on November 2 and we would love to have you come and celebrate with us for the evening. Maybe it’s been a couple of months since you were at LIFT Church or even a couple of years. Either way, this evening is for you! The Gala is a […]

Alumni of the Month: Adrienne Martens

Vocation Journey In 2009 I graduated from Mac with a BA in Religious Studies. I moved to Toronto that summer to begin a Masters of Theological Studies in International and Urban Development with Wycliffe College. My 3 years at Wycliffe were incredibly formative (as were my years at McMaster) in my journey of vocation and […]

Alumni Update: Church Life

Fall Kick-Off This past Sunday was the Fall Kick-Off for LIFT Church at Brock and McMaster. Both campuses have been busy with campus outreach and it was amazing to see the fruit of that with so many new faces at church. Leadership Retreat  LIFT Church Brock and McMaster met up for our annual retreat in […]