Today is Ash Wednesday

March 1, 2017 / Norman Yung

Today is Ash Wednesday: the beginning of the Lenten season. We don't officially practice Lent at King's Cross but if you'd indulge me anyway with some thoughts on the season. For those of you (like myself) who did not grow up practicing this because it was too formal/dry/dead or had the …

Portraits of Grace | Caleb

February 28, 2017 / Ester Linton

What do you want to be when you grown up? A car wash man What do you like to do? Play with my toy cars Do you like your sister? Yes Why? Because she shares Why do you go to church? To worship Jesus What is your favorite thing …

Portraits of Grace | Iris

February 21, 2017 / Ester Linton

Over the last few months, I have learned it isn't true that I'm not good at making decisions. Rather, I always want things on my timeline. When clarity doesn't come when I want it, I become anxious and frustrated. I need to keep learning to simply walk with the Father's lead instead of running …

2017 Elected Leader Nominations

February 17, 2017 / Robert Calabretta

Dear King’s Cross, This has been an incredible season of seeing God’s provision and faithfulness to us a church. We are growing, as is our commitment and vision to the Kingdom here in our neighborhood and city. However, we need to recognize the great importance and role of leadership in the …

Portraits of Grace | Jeying

February 14, 2017 / Ester Linton

I was once told that my life was like the movie Failure to Launch; that like the main character, I had failed to become a “real” adult. This became a source of shame for me as my whole life had been centered around the need to be both intelligent and successful, but here I was- a failure to launch. …

Portraits of Grace: Ester

February 7, 2017 / Ester Linton

When I was asked to start 'Portraits of Grace' I thought it wasn't going to amount to much. I was wrong.

Portraits of Grace | Iris

February 6, 2017 / Ester Linton

Over the last few months, I have learned it isn't true that I'm not good at making decisions. Rather, I always want things on my timeline. When clarity doesn't come when I want it, I become anxious and frustrated. I need to keep learning to simply walk with the Father's lead instead of running …

Portraits of Grace: Judy

January 31, 2017 / Ester Linton

I was extremely "emo" person growing up. I thought about how messed up the world was. I was fixated that my parents loved my brother more. I thought "I was never "good" enough". "They will never be happy with me". "I am a huge disappointment and failure". The more I thought about these things the …

Portraits of Grace: Isaiah (Age 5)

January 24, 2017 / Ester Linton

Who do you want to be when you grow up? “Supermarket cashier” What do you think about your sisters? “Samantha is funny. Lydia likes to play.” What is your favorite thing about church? “CEM” [ie: Sunday School] When you think of Jesus what do you think …

Portraits of Grace: Abby (6) Jeremy (4) Christian (1)

January 10, 2017 / Ester Linton

Who do you want to be when you grow up? A: An art teacher. I love making art. J: I don't know. A teacher? What do you think about your brother? A: Christian is So CUTE. Jeremy is nice. J: I love them so much. Christian is cute and Abigail gets everything for me. …