Spending time with these church planting leaders in Miami is the highlight of the Orchard Group calendar. They serve their people and their communities with tireless effort, humble sacrifice, and a clear call to serve God. Getting away together is a chance to reconnect, relax, and laugh. God is good.
On any given Sunday at Miami Church, 15 different countries will be represented by the people who attend. Miami as a city is known for its multicultural flair, flashy style, warm weather, and increasingly, for people who say they feel isolated. Miami Church is a gathering place where many find
"I was having a difficult time last summer. One morning, I woke up and told myself I could not do this alone anymore." Meet Olga from Miami Church. Olga moved to Miami for work and school. While she had attended church as a child, she said, “I just never felt
“I can say with the utmost confidence that God’s timing has never ever been off by a single second. My continued challenge is to surrender my whole self to Him and His timing.”Greg Ingram, lead planter of Miami Church in Florida, wrote those words one year ago when
From Whitney Ingram Learning a new language, adapting to a new culture, trying new foods – a missionary to a foreign country would expect all of these challenges. Church planters in the United States might not anticipate such cross-cultural experiences as part of their work, but Orchard Group planters in major
From Greg Ingram Without a doubt, waiting is one of the harshest aspects of human existence. Is there anything more painful than being forced to wait with no course of action? Have you ever had to wait by the phone for test results from your doctor? Each minute feels like
From lead planter Greg Ingram: As I cruise the streets of Miami, my heart is stirred for this great city and the people who call it home. I am reminded of the words of Jesus in Matthew 9:36-38. When he saw the crowds, Jesus had compassion on them, because