Category: Matt’s Blog

Matt’s Blog: A Movement of Hope & Healing

Flood Family, We gathered last Thursday evening at our quarterly Flood Family Meeting to celebrate an amazing summer and to share important updates, including the latest on our new church home! Here are some highlights: Budget & Spending Flood’s budget year runs from September – August, which means that we are in the final few...

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Matt’s Blog: It all begins with a MOVEment

Flood Family, Over the next 12-18 months there will be a lot of exciting changes at Flood, the first of which began this week. To save on facility costs, we are condensing into one third of our existing temporary office and midweek space for the next year. This week, as I moved out of the...

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Matt’s Blog: The God-Dependent Journey

Flood Family, Many of us gathered this past Tuesday for our quarterly Flood Family Meeting. We enjoyed a delicious Homestyle Hawaiian meal together, preparing for the summer season at Flood. I wanted to share some of the updates, including the latest on our new church home. This year we are on a God-dependent journey together,...

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Matt’s Blog: Home

Every great movement has a home. A place to return to in your greatest times of need and your greatest triumphs. A place to be supported, strengthened and encouraged. A place to be reminded of who you are and whose you are. A place to be loved and a place to be sent out into...

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Matt’s Blog: Home for the Holidays

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people…” Luke 2:10 As we reflect upon the good news of Jesus this Christmas season, it is with profound joy that I share an important update in the life of our church...

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Matt’s Blog: Facility Search Update

Good afternoon church family! We just wanted to share a quick update about our facility search. We recently announced that we have identified a space that we believe could be the future home for our San Diego Campus and central offices. We are currently in escrow and pursuing our due diligence to ensure the facility...

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Matt’s Blog: Year of Jubilee

Flood Family, We had an incredible Flood Family Meeting this past Tuesday night. Here are some exciting updates that were shared! First, this Monday I’ll be turning the Big 5-0! Thank you for the surprise celebration at Tuesday’s meeting. I was told that 50 marks a Year of Jubilee, so I’m looking forward to a...

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Matt’s Blog: Sabbatical Reflections – Home

*This post is a part five in a series of five posts, in which we have the privilege of hearing from Pastor Matt about his recent sabbatical experience. We are excited for him to share his reflections, learnings, and ways God moved in his life while he was away.* Coming Home After 7 glorious weeks...

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Matt’s Blog: Sabbatical Reflections – Italy

*This post is a part four in a series of five posts, in which we have the privilege of hearing from Pastor Matt about his recent sabbatical experience. We are excited for him to share his reflections, learnings, and ways God moved in his life while he was away.* Roxanne, Gelato, and the Renaissance We...

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Matt’s Blog: Sabbatical Reflections – Chapter 3

*This post is a part three in a series of five posts, in which we have the privilege of hearing from Pastor Matt about his recent sabbatical experience. We are excited for him to share his reflections, learnings, and ways God moved in his life while he was away.* After 10 days on my own...

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