Fellowship Audubon Society
September 13th, 2023
Article by Matt Scheuneman On a recent Sunday, I spoke with a group that was walking through our Trellis book. I was asked to speak on the practice of Gathering. Honestly, it wasn’t easy to know how t...
July 19th, 2023
Article by Chloe Pool Communities of Hope in a Fractured World We don’t have to be reminded of suffering, do we? Just this year, we’ve seen more mass shootings, an earthquake that snuffed out tens of ...
Gathering: The Acts 2 Church
June 22nd, 2023
Article by Sarah Scott At our most recent Trellis night, we practiced Gathering. The most familiar of the Trellis practices, gathering is something as a church we do on a weekly basis.Every Sunday, we...
Slow. Small. Quiet.
June 14th, 2023
Article by JC Neely My soul, be quiet before God, for from him comes my hope.Psalm 62:5Last weekend, My wife and I snuck away with some of our friends. You won’t be surprised, but there are three word...
May 31st, 2023
Article by Brent Crenshaw I love summer. I run to it undignified and grill the fattened calf each year upon its prodigal return. Night drives, dusk on the lake, the Coppertone-chlorine scent after a d...
Your Stories of Generosity
May 25th, 2023
At our last Trellis Night on generosity, a donor came forward wanting to prompt generosity. They'd provided $50 to every person at our Trellis Night to be generous in some way this month.Here are some...
Letters to Mom
May 14th, 2023
Article by Matt Scheuneman “But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope.” – Lamentations 3:21Over the past several weeks, I have emphasized the importance of remembering and reminding each othe...
A Night of Generosity
May 10th, 2023
Article by Stacey Tafao Not a single Trellis Night goes by that I fail to find myself encountering a wild hopefulness carried by those in our body. In March, when we spent time exploring the manifold ...
Evil Must Be Called Evil
April 19th, 2023
Article by Greg Pinkner Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! Isaiah 5:2...
A Voice Is Heard In Nashville
March 29th, 2023
Article by R.D. McClenagan Yet again...“A voice is heard in Nashville, lamentation and bitter weeping.Mothers weeping for their children, refusing to be comforted,Because they are no more.”Chad Scrugg...
Prayer is for the Desperate, Not the Disciplined
March 15th, 2023
Article by Brian Hughes If we were to poll our church body on what Spiritual practice they wish they were “better at,” I’m willing to put my money on that practice being prayer. I’ve never met a singl...
Turn Aside and See
February 21st, 2023
Our Experience at the Asbury Revival In his book, The Saving Life of Christ, Major Ian Thomas writes: "The only ultimate source of divine activity in all spiritual life is God Himself – 'Christ in yo...
Contentment vs. Comparison: Why I Quit Social Media
February 1st, 2023
Article by Matt Scheuneman “We are not rich by what we possess but by what we can do without.” – Immanuel KantAt some point last year, I removed myself from all social media. As an older Millennial, t...
Why are Men Not Engaged in the Church
November 30th, 2022
In the Brothers Karamazov, Dostoyevsky writes, “Hell is the suffering of being unable to love.”Men’s engagement in the church has been a decades-long topic of concern for many church staff. It has bee...
The War of Our Two Selves
November 9th, 2022
Article by Matt Schememan “For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate… Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death?” Ro...
The Gospel is for Christians
October 26th, 2022
Article by Brian Hughes “Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him”– Colossians 2:6 When it comes to life with Jesus, Christians are quick to confess their salvation is wrought...
On the Shores of Babylon – Looking for a Home
June 22nd, 2022
Sometimes I rediscover favorite artists' albums and become slightly obsessed with that album for a few weeks. My recent "rediscovery" is Switchfoot's album, "Vice Verses." Jon Foreman has long been on...
Quick to Listen & Slow to Speak
June 8th, 2022
Our God is a God who speaks. And this God has made it clear to us that words matter and our tongues have power (James 3:1-12). Over and over in the scriptures, both old and new, we see the exhortation...