Crossline Blog

When You’re Sick of Being Discontent

My friend didn’t mean to eavesdrop, but it was impossible not to overhear the man next to her. Cell phone conversations are like that. The well-groomed stranger was clearly talking to his wife, and judging by how infrequently he spoke, it was pretty much a one-sided conversation. Then suddenly, the stranger said good-bye—at precisely the… Read More

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All the Benefits of Wisdom. None of the Heartaches of Pain

“The Bible demeans women”. Ever heard that?  I have. On many occasions. Whenever I hear someone speak these words, I know one thing for sure: they don’t know what’s inside the Bible. I had such fun writing this week’s article for Crosswalk.com called “11 Biblical Women We Can Learn From”, mainly because I uncovered so… Read More

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Are You a Gossip? (are you sure?)

  Years ago I worked with a gal who started countless conversations by saying, “I’m not one to gossip, but…” Her lack of awareness always made me giggle, because of course she was one to gossip. In fact, she was usually the first one to gossip. I tried everything under the sun to squelch the… Read More

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How Listening Right Can Make Your Relationships Right

How do you handle another person’s frustration, disappointment, or anger? It’s not always easy, is it? Last week our normally upbeat child found herself dealing with circumstances that left her frustrated and disappointed.  A verbal processor to the core, she shared her feelings with one of her friends.  Big mistake. Apparently the conversation hadn’t gone… Read More

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Summer Kick-off Bonfire!

Hey all you Middle & High Schoolers! Can you feel the warmth of summer vibes in the air!? We can! And we want to celebrate all those summer vibes with you. Here at Crux, we know the best way to celebrate summer is with a BONFIRE. So we are kicking off Crux Summer 2018 with… Read More

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Middle School Summer Nights

Hey all you 6th – 8th graders!! Best part of summer? SUMMER NIGHTS!!! Come hang out with us on Tuesdays nights at Crossline Church from 7:00pm-8:30pm for some iconic summer nights! Every week will be new and exciting. There will be a different crazy game every week that will have you thinking, “WHAT ARE WE GOING TO… Read More

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High School Plunk

Hey High Schoolers! CruxGroups might be over, but Wednesday night hangs are not! The midweek sensation sweeping the nation aka P-L-U-N-K is ON for Summer 2018. Plunk is simple: awesome hangouts, yummy food,  and ALL the summer vibes. We’ll be hanging out on Wednesday nights at Crossline Community Church from 7:00pm-8:30pm No RSVP is necessary,… Read More

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High School All Nighter

CRUX ALL-NIGHTERS ARE BACK! Thursday, June 21 – Friday, June 22 we are inviting all high school students, and their friends, to come to the first ever ALL High School All-Nighter. The night starts at 9:00pm on the 21st and the party don’t stop until 7:00am on the 22nd. In between is one of the… Read More

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Middle School All Nighter

<<<MS All-Nighter is FULL!>>> Thursday, June 28 – Friday, June 29 we are inviting all middle schoolers, and their friends, to come to the first ever ALL Middle School All-Nighter. The night starts at 9:00pm on the 28th and the party don’t stop until 7:00am on the 29th. In between is one of the most… Read More

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High School Movie Under the Stars

Hello all you High Schoolers! When you think of summer do you think of being outside? Do you think of the movies? WE DO. That is why we want you to help us as combine these two awesome summer thrills on Thursday, July 5th from 7:30pm -10:00pm and enjoy a movie under the stars. There will be yummy snacks… Read More

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Middle School Park Day

Hey middle schoolers! Back by popular demand, PARK DAY! Come hang with us as we play some good ol’ fashion summer games at the Town Green in Ladera Ranch on Thursday, July 19th from 11:00am-2:00pm. We’ll be coming together to play classic games like kickball, spikeball, kan-jam, AND ultimate vegetable (think ultimate frisbee, BUT with vegetables!) Since its taking place during… Read More

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High School Game Night

What up High Schoolers! Get ready for GAAAAMMMEEEE NIIIIGGGHHHTT! Who doesn’t love a good game night? We’ll have some of those oh so classic board games, and some epic games of Signs & Mafia. You for sure don’t want to miss out on this night! Bring your a-GAME and a friend. The Deets: Who: YOU… Read More

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Back to Hume

Attention Crux fam, WE ARE BRINGING HUME HOME. I REPEAT WE ARE BRINGING HUME HOME. We even have the lake to prove it 🙂 That’s right, all your favorite things about Hume Lake will be at Crossline Community Church on Friday, August 10th at 7:00pm – 10:00pm. We will be celebrating all God has done… Read More

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Crux Summer Internship 2018

Hello there! If you’re here its probably because you are interested in being apart of our Crux Student Ministries Staff this summer here at Crossline. Below you’ll find a helpful overview of what it looks like to be a summer intern with us at Crux as well as how to apply. Big Picture: We want… Read More

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Crux Hume Lake Summer Camp 2018

***ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL & MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS! WE HAVE NO MORE SPOTS AVAILABLE, AND ARE ONLY ABLE TO OFFER A WAITLIST OPTION AT THIS TIME. IF YOU’D STILL LIKE TO COME TO CAMP SIGN UP ON THE WAITLIST TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT*** Swing on those vines and get ready for a jungle adventure, Crux, because… Read More

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Middle School 24HR Mission

The annual missions trip opportunity for Middle Schoolers is back and better than ever!!! The “24hr Mission” is a brand new serve opportunity for 6th-8th graders that will focus on serving where we live! The Middle Schoolers of Crux used to do the “LA Mission” but the last time they went Sarah realized that students… Read More

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High School Winter Retreat 2018

High Schoolers of Crux! We’re excited to announce that Winter Retreat 2018 is happening March 16-18 in lovely Big Bear!  That’s right, we’re heading into the mountains to get away from the hustle and bustle of Orange County in order to be refreshed, have some fun, and to focus on God. While in Big Bear our students will… Read More

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High School Haiti Spring Break Mission Trip 2018

Parents and High Schoolers of Crux we are excited to announce that we are going to Haiti during Spring Break 2018!!! That’s right, it is official, etch it in stone, the High Schoolers of Crux will be heading ON MISSION to Haiti from March 31st – April 6th in partnership with the Global Mission (a Crossline Church ministry partner!) and the Chanje movement. This trip… Read More

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CruxGroups 2017/2018 Sign Ups!

Sign Ups for the 2017-2018 CruxGroups season are live! The deets: From September to May we will be meeting WEDNESDAY NIGHTS from 6:30-8pm to study God’s word, have a time of worship through music, hang with friends, and have some fun. We meet at Crossline Community Church (23331 Moulton Parkway Laguna Hills, CA 92653) in the Fellowship Center. What are CruxGroups? CruxGroups offer an incredible… Read More

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Praying to follow Jesus on mission

Praying to follow Jesus Matthew 9:35-38 35 Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. 36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were…
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Praying for your Church #2

Praying for your Church 1 Peter 2:1-12 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. 2 Like newborn babies, crave the pure spiritual milk of the Word, so that by it you may grow up in your…
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Praying to be holy

Praying to be holy 1 Peter 1:13-17 13 Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming. 14 As obedient children, do not conform to the evil…
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