Maranatha Moments: Kimchi Koinonia


My family and I have been attending Maranatha for a little over a year and in that time, we've been blessed by many brothers and sisters over many meals. I've seen how koinónia, the New Testament Greek for "fellowship" or "community", is a vital part of the vision of the church -- the pastors preach it and the members live it.  

MGFL Murals: Carlos and Leslie Henriquez

MGFL Murals is our semi-regular segment where we give you a glimpse into what the culture and people of Maranatha Grace are like via short testimonials. Our aim is that over time, you begin to see this beautiful mural of people that makes up our church -- this mural of people from all different backgrounds, all different walks of life, and all sinners who are in need of saving grace.

Walking the Hard Path Together

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."

That simple advice commonly attributed to Ian McClaren. It’s a call to be patient and extend grace to your neighbor not just because God commands you to, but because your neighbor is facing challenges you may know nothing about. Those around you are struggling. Like you, their lives are harder than they might appear. So be charitable. Be kind.

Summer Seminar Series - Evangelism: Preview


This 10 letter word elicits a variety of responses in the believer’s psyche.

It strikes fear in the heart of some who dread the idea of sharing about the foolishness of the Cross to that Muslim friend, that belligerently anti-christian co-worker, or worse yet, that family member at the annual Thanksgiving gathering.

Everest Vacation Bible School 2015: Preview

It's that time of the year again—Vacation Bible School! In past years, kids at Maranatha Grace learned about the need for Jesus while surfing through the waves of the beach, the greatness of God while flying to new heights through the clouds, and the love of God in the life of Jesus while seeking treasures on a tropical island.