Coach T’s Story
Greg "Coach T" Thomas opened up about his experiences of racism and racial tension with his father-in-law for our Impossible series in Fall 2020.
The Gospel, Reconciliation, & Action
Pastor Phil recently sat down for a candid conversation with Danan Hughes to discuss the Gospel, race issues, and how we can all play a part as we work towards true reconciliation. Danan, who played wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, is a long-time member of Abundant Life and friend of Pastor Phil.
From the Summit to the Springs
John and Sam have been at Abundant Life from the start. They recently took some time to reflect with us about the growth of Abundant Life over the years, and to look forward to the opportunity the Blue Springs campus has to be living proof of a loving God in the community.
Divorce, Marriage, Wellness
Don’t Give Up
A story of a couple who married, divorced and by the grace of God remarried less than a year later.
More Than Sundays
Earl and Tamara serve at Abundant Life most Sundays in the worship band. But they've discovered and experienced how their faith is "more than Sundays" through community in Groups.
Paradigm Young Adults
Nick tried everything to fill himself up, but he ended up drowning in what the world had to offer. Then, one day, a friend invited him to church.
In Ephesians, we get pictures of what it's like to be adopted into God's family. The Embrey's share their story of adoption.
"When I was young, I had heard about Jesus, but never knew Him or His love. It was hard to believe in love, having been born and raised by parents who were addicts..."
Otis shares his story of going from unbelief, frustration, and anger, to his rock-solid faith in Christ through simply examining the evidence.
Breaking Free from Distraction
"...Just as I turned to go upstairs to prepare for the day’s classes, I could feel my heart beating heavily, and my hands started sweating. Before the next thought entered my mind, I heard it again, but with more clarity, 'Why are you here?' This time I answered to myself, 'I’m here to share the gospel.'"
Woody realized God was calling him abroad at a time in life when most are beginning to settle down for retirement. Hear a bit of his story and how each of us can be fearless and faithful to the calling God has placed on us.
God invites us to participate in His work in the world, we just have to be willing to respond to His call. Nancy shares her journey to serving with Abundant Life Journey Kids.
When we give back to God what He's given us, we open ourselves up to His blessings. Jim shares his family's experience in being generous with what God provided.
Courthouse or Church?
When people look at the church, we want them to see a place that welcomes the broken, that encourages the hurting, that speaks truth and love and brings life.
Making a House a Home
It takes a lot of work to make a house a home. Nathan and Krystal share about their ministry and how they are meeting needs for refugee families in the Kansas City area.
Jesus is writing an incredible story in the Middle East. Pastor Jeremy shares his experiences from the last two trips Abundant Life has taken to Lebanon.
Food Pantry, Serving
Food Pantry Blessings
God has an important role for you to play in his mission for the world. To discover your true significance, you must find your place in God’s plan.