God is building a home. He’s using us all—irrespective of how we got here—in what he is building. He used the apostles and prophets for the foundation. Now he’s using you, fitting you in brick by brick, stone by stone, with Christ Jesus as the cornerstone that holds all the parts together. We see it taking shape day after day—a holy temple built by God, all of us built into it, a temple in which God is quite at home.
Ephesians 2:19-22

God uses each of us in building His Kingdom; we all have a part – stone by stone, brick by brick. As a church we have so many future plans for this House; our local and global outreaches and resources for the church family, to name a few. But more than anything we want to align our hearts with God’s heart.

As Jesus was about to ascend into heaven, he gave a mandate to his disciples to advance the gospel and build his church throughout the whole world. But establishing the early church and advancing the gospel to the whole world took sacrifice. People gave up their time, their livelihoods and even their lives for the gospel to advance. It also cost them financially.

The Hebrew word for offering is the word “Korban”, which means sacrifice – something that costs. But when sacrifice is seen as a privilege, the Bible describes this as worship.

Heart for the House is a sacrificial offering that we take up each year which is over and above our regular tithes and offerings. Through this, we accelerate our vision of advancing God’s kingdom work by sowing into capital projects that assist with the work of ministry.


Heart for the House is our once a year opportunity to give over and above regular tithes and offerings where we sow financially in faith, trusting that God is our provider and that He can create the ability for a plentiful harvest (Deuteronomy 8:18). The amount of the offering is not the focus – it is about the heart of the giver and an unwavering trust in our faithful God. It is an offering not about equal giving, but rather about equal sacrifice.

Won’t you pray and ask God what YOU can do, knowing that as we do that TOGETHER, HE will do what we CANNOT do.


As we look to the coming year, we are trusting God to:

  • Build a new coffee shop at our Durbanville Campus that will extend into a new connection hub.
  • Initiate more upgrades to our Kids Church facilities in order to upgrade the environments in which kids connect with God and one another.
  • Advance the work in the new Pinehurst auditorium by purchasing sound and media equipment.
  • This equipment has the added benefit of creating the opportunity for an interim overflow facility in the new auditorium.