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Book Recommendation: Safe Guards by Julie Lowe

Parents of all ages: I just finished reading Safe Guards by Julie Lowe, and the wisdom she shared from her 20+ years of counseling is too important for you to miss. It’s a Dangerous World for Kids and Teens We live in an era where children of all ages face unique dangers from so many directions. As parents, we struggle to keep up with the changing times and technologies. Our worst fear is that our child would be abused or…

Member Spotlight : Hillarie Elizondo

    You know what time it is! Time for another Wednesday spotlight! This week we’re blessed to get to know Hillarie Elizondo a little bit more. How long have you been coming to The Journey? We first visited a Sunday service at the Journey in May of this year and quickly felt at home. We became members just a few months later and we are extremely grateful God led us here. Position at The Journey? One of the reasons…

Member Spotlight : Melissa Scott

We have another Wednesday Spotlight today! You’ve likely seen these happy faces around The Journey; please say hello to the Scott family! We’ll get to know a little more about Melissa today. Position at The Journey? I serve on the Crisis Care Team. How long have you been coming to The Journey? Around 12 years now. Where are you from? I was born outside of Houston and grew up in Huntsville, TX. Please tell us about your family: My husband…

Member Spotlight : Dale and Marlene Richardson

We are absolutely thrilled about this week’s Wednesday Spotlight. This beautiful couple is one of our original Journey families and has been with the church since its founding! Please say hello to Dale and Marlene today. Position(s) at The Journey? Dale is a former JBF Board member and current team lead on the Campus & Building team. Marlene is team lead on the Journey Café team. How long have you been coming to The Journey? Marlene and I have been…

Member Spotlight : Mike Rohlinger

It’s time for a Wednesday Spotlight, y’all! This last Sunday our church was blessed with a beautiful new tree-shaped bookcase in our foyer, so we wanted to shoutout Mike’s talents today and get to know him! Position at The Journey? I run the cameras for the live stream twice a month. Also, it seems I may have become an unofficial part of the beautification team! How long have you been coming to The Journey? A little over a year. Where…

Listen to their Hearts

Listen to their Hearts My oldest child is now 11 and in middle school. She will soon be a teenager. PANIC ATTACK!!!! I can already sense that parenting will look significantly different as we approach and enter the teenage years. Her mind is engaging at a new level of critical and independent thinking, and those skills will only deepen and progress with each passing month. I’m not really having a panic attack; in fact, I’m already enjoying watching her mind…

Member Spotlight : Jason Jarrett

Almost halfway through the week, so you know what that means: Time to feature more of our wonderful Journey family! Today we get to know Jason and the Jarretts (sounds like a cool band name!), so read on. Position at The Journey: Member of the Praise band. How long have you been coming to The Journey? 1 year and 4 months. Where are you from? Round Rock. Please tell us about your family: Eli, Jill and I are the Jarrett three.…

Member Spotlight : Art Jimenez

It’s time for a Wednesday Spotlight! You may know him from the man behind the drum set on Sundays, but you’ve certainly seen this family around if you’ve attended with us. Say hello to Art and the Jimenez family! Position at The Journey? Musician on the worship team. How long have you been coming to The Journey? Since summer 2019. Where are you from? I’m from El Paso TX and have lived in Texas most of my life. San Diego…

Kids and Communion

Kids and Communion At the Journey, we encourage kids to join us in the worship services. On the first Sunday of the month, we take communion together. What should kids do during communion? When are kids ready to take communion? Communion is a special moment in the life of the church. It is our covenant meal together, when we celebrate the body and blood of Jesus given for our sins. It expresses our unity in Christ, because it’s not our…

Member Spotlight : Michelle Trotta

Wednesday Spotlight Time! If you’ve been coming to The Journey, you have likely seen these smiling faces around. You may even recognize them from our Child Dedication this past Sunday, as baby Adrian was dedicated! Today we get to meet the mom of this beautiful family, Michelle Trotta! Position at The Journey? I serve on the Welcome Team and the new Beautification Team! How long have you been coming to The Journey? We’ve been part of the Journey for 4.5…