Summit Stories

The gospel is not just the diving board; it’s the pool.
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25 Aug

A Walk in My Shoes: Derrick’s Story

Derrick DeLain is the campus pastor at the Blue Ridge campus. He laughs easily and makes everyone around him feel at ease, and he has a passion for drawing people to Christ.Derrick is also black, which was often a challenging experience growing up in a small North Carolina town. His...

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10 Aug

Multiply: Made For This

An award is intended to recognize the person receiving it.But Summit member and Heritage High School English & global studies teacher Miles Macleod prefers not to have the attention. In fact, he was nominated multiple times for his school’s teacher-of-the-year honor, but he refused to accept. Finally, this year, he...

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10 Aug

Multiply: Changing Hearts

John is a small group leader at the Summit and has really seen God move in the lives of his group members.One couple shared with the group that they had been giving consistently and sacrificially for a couple decades. They had often seen God care for them through life’s ups...

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15 Jul

Remember the Faithfulness of the Lord

Written by Jack Keegan, Direction Elder - Cary CampusThe first time I sang the hymn “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” by Robert Robinson I was struck by the words in the second verse that say “Here I Raise My Ebenezer”. I whispered to my wife, Helen, “What is an...

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27 Jun

Multiply: Wake Up

Linda had been married to David for several years when she first noticed a change in him. She had prayed for him since the beginning of their marriage that his religiosity would change to saving faith, and her prayers were finally being answered!Until about four years ago, David had never...

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24 Jun

Greear Family Mission Trip Commissioning

How You Can Pray for My Family During Our Extended Mission TripWhen God called me to be a pastor, he did so by first calling me to the mission field. I spent the first two years of my ministry as a church planter among Muslims overseas. God never relinquished that call to...

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19 Jun

A Picture of Prayer

Here is a good word for your Sunday, written by Jay Summers, Lay Elder at Cary Campus“The man who mobilizes the Christian church to pray will make the greatest contribution to world evangelization in history.” —Andrew Murray, missionary sent from Scotland to South Africa in 1800’sIt is 8:30 on Sunday morning...

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