[THRIVE! Series]: Thriving with Money

BY DANNY LEE This past January through March, I had the opportunity to facilitate Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, or FPU, at ODPC with my co-coordinator, Zack Skinner. Along with about thirty ODPC attenders and four folks from the wider community, we learned what God says about handling our finances and how to be good…

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[THRIVE! Series]: Creating with the Creator

BY KAITLIN CHON 1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. 3 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was…

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[THRIVE! Series]: Samulnori and Me

BY SEBASTIAN WANG My name is Sebastian Wang. I am a professional musician specializing in traditional Korean percussion, known as Samulnori. I grew up in Maryland and have lived there most of my life. I started learning Korean music in 4th grade here in the U.S. Afterwards, I studied at the Korean National University of…

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[THRIVE! Series]: Tiny Movements, Big Change

We’re in the middle of our “Thrive” sermon series as we study the Book of Ephesians and what it means to thrive in Christ.  God calls us to “become forests of God’s grace and work in our world” as Pastor John Cha writes in his opening article “Thrive!“.  Join Threshold for the next few months…

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Thrive!

BY PASTOR JOHN CHA Take a seed. It’s small. Plain-looking. It’s single. And yet, within its membranes and nucleus, its DNA activates its functions to drink, take in sunlight, and to grow. The small seed thrives and grows into a gigantic hundred-foot oak tree. To say that it “thrives” is an understatement. But it doesn’t…

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