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Matthew Lothery

After four weeks, the congregation already feels like family! Everyone I have met is so warm, welcoming, and friendly. I am so grateful to the... (read more)

Peace and Prayer Walk

Approximately 75 people walked and prayed the words of Psalm 67 as we cried out to the Lord for His grace, the advance of the Gospel in Chicago and all nations of the Earth, for gladness concerning the equitable judgments of our King and for the name of the Lord to be praised!

Pastor Josh Parsons

There are unbelievers who have come to know the love of Jesus and there are believers who have been strengthened in their faith on account of the work that God has done here, in this place!

Pastor Andre Ballard

The Thrive Campaign has allowed our church to build relationships and meet the needs of a community right in the heart of our mission statement, the city of Chicago.

Pastor Tom Yoon

The Lord has used Thrive to build a new Gospel-preaching congregation in The Orchard, and I’m looking forward to seeing all the fruit that is yet to come.

David and Amy Williams

We knew on our first visit that this was an amazing place to be and that we had found the right church home for our family.

Will and Mackenzie Hopkins

It further kindled our excitement for international missions and led us to process how we can best prepare for missions now.

Dave and Gina Udchik

We never thought missions was for us, but the Lord has changed our hearts, and it started with that first trip to the Balkans.

Zenol Moore

Zenol said she is always asking the Lord, “Why am I here…and what do You want me to do?” She knows that if He is giving her work to do, He will give her the energy to do it.

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