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Ashworth's Blog

Springing Into Action

This spring, we presented many opportunities for our church to engage with the community around us to make an impact for the better. And so many of you responded! Almost 100 individuals in our Ashworth family Sprang into Action! You made May baskets and dropped them to your neighbors and blessed them with a reminder that they are loved! You sorted hundreds of cans of food that will end up in our local food pantries to feed folks in our…
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The Power of a Friendly Face

Recently I was in a conversation with a family who has been around Ashworth for about four years. I asked the wife/mom a question, “Your family came to Ashworth for the first time on an Easter Sunday. Why did you come back?” There was a pause and look of deep thought, and I said I would get back with her later. A few days later, she came to me and told me she had an answer. She said she came…
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The Season Finale

Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep31 – In the finale of SeasonOne, Brent and Ryan discuss 666, the mark of the beast, our hero, and celebrate good times (again)!
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Company is Coming

Did you know? Have you heard? Easter is THIS SUNDAY! We have spent the past six weeks encouraging you, reminding you, harassing you even, to invite family, friends, and neighbors to join you at Ashworth this Sunday. It is easy to forget why we would make such an effort to get as many people as we can here on Easter Sunday. It isn’t because I love to preach to a roomful of people. (If you know me, you know I…
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The Apocalypse

Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep 30 – Brent and Ryan discuss Brent’s favorite book of the Bible, the Apocalypse, and what’s so indescribable.
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Hell’s Flames

Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep29 – In this episode, Brent and Ryan discuss the resurrection, antichrists, and Hell’s flames.
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Who Will You Bring?

You’ve heard us talking about it a lot lately, but Easter is now just over a week away. We can continue to highlight how Google searches about religion, faith, and church increase during this time of year. We can also emphasize how people are extremely receptive to spiritual conversations and invitations to church services on Easter Sunday. But the one stat we can’t get away from is that 100% of people won’t join you for Easter at Ashworth if you…
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Dirty Feet

Brent and Ryan in the Morning – S1 Ep 28 In this episode Brent and Ryan discuss dirty feet, doubling down (even when you know you’re wrong), and a mother’s pain.
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Pink Day

Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep27 – Bread of Life, the Know-it-All, and a Father at Work
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The Johns

Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep26 – Dead Faith, Midnight Confessions, and the Johns
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Stretching Past the Limit

As a pastor, it is always exciting to see new people come into the church, connect with those who have been a part of the church, and eventually, call Ashworth home. And over the past few years, we have seen this happen time and time again. As exciting as it is to see new faces at Ashworth, it does begin to present challenges we have to address if we wish to continue to be the same, loving, caring church we…