Category: Stories

Friday Stories: Safe Families

Today’s inspiring Story of Hope & Healing comes from Emily and Adam Rapkin of our Flood North County campus: A couple years ago, we began to pray about having a third baby and adding to our family of 4 (we have a 5 year old son Owen, and an almost 3 year old daughter Ella)....

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Matt’s Blog: Grow & Learn With Us

Church family, We know that many of you are seeking ways to listen, learn and grow in this season. As a church community, we believe the gospel is good news that tears down walls and builds bridges. Our faith in Jesus leads us to intentionally build bridges across ethnic, cultural, economic, and gender barriers. We are...

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Friday Stories: Abundance & Gratitude: The Impact of Your Generosity Near and Far

Flood Family, As a church, one of our primary values is generosity. We have always appreciated our Flood Family and the creative ways you express generosity in both big and small ways. This unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic has only reinforced this truth! Over the course of the stay-at-home order, we have seen our...

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Friday Stories: Prayer is God’s Grace

Hi Flood Family, My name is Lindsay, and I serve on Flood’s prayer team, and with the Flood Kids check-in team. I am generally a 9am attender and sit in the front right of the auditorium. Except right now – right now I sit in my PJs on the couch! I am grateful for all...

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Friday Stories: Hello from Malawi!

Hello from Malawi! Suffice it to say, I’ve had an interesting transition here over the past two months. After over 24 hours of travel, I finally arrived in Blantyre, Malawi, on March 19 – just one day before Malawi closed their borders in light of COVID-19. God’s hand was evident in my journey, and I’m...

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Friday Stories: Quarterly Giving Update

Flood Family, Many of you will be receiving our Quarterly Giving Update in the mail over the next few days, but we wanted to make it available digitally as well. I’m so grateful to be a part of this amazing, Christ-centered movement of hope & healing! Continue reading below to learn important updates about our...

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Friday Stories: Dan’s Story

On Easter Sunday, we shared Dan Robles’ inspiring story. Dan and his wife Vanessa have been faithful Floodsters for years, and Dan is also an engineering teacher at Kearny High School. Dan heard about the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) across the nation, and was inspired by a project called MakeTheMasks.com where engineers are...

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Matt’s Blog: March Update

Flood Family, Our first Sunday livestream this morning was such a beautiful and meaningful expression of worship! Thank you to everyone who participated from home. Social distancing doesn’t mean relational distancing, and I was personally encouraged to hear from so many of you who were with us in spirit. We’re so glad to have been...

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Matt’s Blog: Important Sunday Update

Flood Family, As we have been closely following all local and state guidelines as it relates to the health concerns, we’ve decided that it is in the best interest of our church and community to have our worship gathering online only this Sunday. We believe we all need to be reminded and experience the Presence of...

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Matt’s Blog: Coronavirus Update

Flood Family, As the situation regarding the COVID-19 virus continues to develop, we want to send out a brief update on how we’re responding, along with some extra precautions we’re taking. If you missed our initial response last week, you can find that here . As a community of faith, we want to honor what...

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