Archive for October, 2013

Go Big! Be Bold!

Posted on: October 31st, 2013 by Dave Terrell

Be Bold! Go Big! This message has been our clarion call for the last four weeks. But talk is cheap; now we’re extending to you the opportunity to turn words into actions using one of the following four opportunities to spur you on. 1. Be bold in your invitations! Take a minute right now, stop […]

Proud Dad!

Posted on: October 29th, 2013 by Jerry Shaffer

Isaiah, my oldest child, is currently enrolled at Moody Bible Institute as a Pastoral Studies Major. After he graduates, he hopes to return to The Well, the church we planted in the western suburbs of Chicago, and serve until one day he can take over as the lead Pastor. As this is his freshman year, […]

#21: You Don’t Want to Date Just Any Ghost

Posted on: October 25th, 2013 by Dave Terrell

John, Ric, Bri, and Dave talk a bit about The Well’s annual planning week and they form an intervention for John and his fun-killing ways. They then dive into the interesting world of online dating sites and find some pretty great Christian pick up lines. Dave thinks the new Avett Brothers album is pretty great […]

#20: We’re Not Shutdown

Posted on: October 18th, 2013 by Dave Terrell

John, Ric, Bri, and Dave all talk about The Well’s recent Turkey Bowl, Dave’s fortitude in hosting a slumber party with 5 year olds, and Bri’s paranoia. They also found out about a recent ban that Moody Bible College lifted and some awesome people that stepped up during the government shutdown. Dave is really excited […]

#19: God Came In Like A Wrecking Ball

Posted on: October 11th, 2013 by Dave Terrell

John, Ric, Bri, and Dave discuss an Dave’s experience with a carousel and Bri’s experience with walking dogs. Dave lets you know about some bugs that you should be on the lookout for and Ric lets you know about something you probably want to avoid altogether. Dave thinks you will like The Blind Boys Of […]

Authentic Christian COMMUNITY

Posted on: October 9th, 2013 by Jerry Shaffer

Over the years, The Well, our faith community in the western suburbs of Chicago, has grown and taken on shapes and issues that would have been difficult for us to even imagine or understand when we started. In those early years, we’d eat breakfast together before our Easter service as an entire congregation, we’d picnic […]

My Son = My Perspective

Posted on: October 7th, 2013 by Jerry Shaffer

Last night Isaiah, my oldest son, who is currently attending college at Moody Bible Institute in the heart of downtown Chicago, came home with another pastor’s son, Andrew. It was great to have the guys home for a little bit. Later, Isaiah called me while I was at the office and asked me to hang […]

#18: People Don’t Really Talk About Canada

Posted on: October 4th, 2013 by Dave Terrell

John, Ric, Bri, and Dave are here again! This episode they talk about Bri’s experience in the wilderness with fifth graders. We find out what happened to a guy that was being chased by ninjas and scientists have made an incredible life-changing discovery. Dave is really enjoying the new album by Phil Wickham. And we […]