Why a Church? We never intended to plant a church. In fact, if you told our younger selves this is what we would be doing, I am pretty sure we would laugh at you in disbelief. But after two years of roller coaster ups and downs, waiting, and sitting still, here we are. We are… Read More »Why are We Planting a Church?
Many of you know we (Seth and I) are starting a church. Officially its name will be Open Fields Church. The question we find people asking, and sometimes not asking when they should, is: Why Church? Why have one, why start one, why attend one. We are so strongly led into the mindset that our lives are… Read More »Why Church?
GOD IS GOOD No matter how you look at it, God is good and only good. There is no evil or wickedness in Him. Our view of God must always include this fact. He is good! Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does… Read More »Core Values
WE BELIEVE in one God, who exists in three Persons—the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. He is loving, holy and just. WE BELIEVE that the Bible is God’s Word. It is inspired and accurate. It is our perfect guide in all matters of life. WE BELIEVE that sin has separated us all from God, and that only through… Read More »Statement of Faith
What makes us different? Why do we need another church? What is the main focus of our church? What do we hope to accomplish? These are just a few of the questions that await us as we begin Open Fields Church. These are important questions and deserve our attention and honest answers. So, I decided… Read More »The Heart of OFC
Seth and I grew up in churches. I grew up in a VERY strict religious church. Seth grew up Presbyterian. We have journeyed far from those days. If you have met us, you know this already. Early on, we both felt connected to God and have both desired to serve Him for all of our… Read More »Our Story