Rising News


Introducing | Jalen Sowell

Tell us a little bit about younger Jalen Sowell. Younger Jalen Sowell had a lot of phases. I wanted to be a pro football player, then I thought I was going to be a professional motocross racer, then I was an aspiring skateboarder/X Games contestant. I loved any and all sports, and at different points…

Campus Outreach-Houston Update

  Over the course of the summer, in the lives of five men (one of them pictured above) a deep love was cultivated for Jesus, the Holy Scriptures and those around them. Each man saw, despised and repented of sin in different areas of their lives. An all out assault to put off the old man and put on the new…

Mark your calendar for August Prayer Meeting

 Corporate Prayer Opportunity! This month’s church-wide prayer meeting will be held on Tuesday night, August 29th at 7:30pm at Aaron & Kimberly’s house (175 W Shadburn Ave in Buford).  If we want to see God at work at RISING, we better start by asking him to work!  The early church understood this “Basics Plus” concept,…

Israel Study Tour 2018 Information Meeting

Interested in walking in the footsteps of Jesus?  Well our next Israel study tour is coming up March 17-29, 2018! Now that school is back, we are having another informational meeting on Sunday, August 27th, for anyone interested in finding out more about this amazing opportunity!  This year we are working with a new travel…

Women’s Retreat Registration

We’re excited to announce that Rising will be hosting a women’s retreat this fall! The retreat will be at Sautee Mountain Retreat in the beautiful mountains of Clarkesville, Ga! This getaway will be a chance to build friendships, grow deeper in your faith, and eat multiple s’mores without judgement! Enjoy delicious homemade meals, the colors…

RK Director Transition Details

I’m excited to announce that we have hired Mia Rempala as the next Director of Children’s Ministry at RISING Church! Mia is finishing up her current job in the Chicago area this August and will move to Georgia to start her position with RISING in September. Please join me in praying for and welcoming Mia…

Back to School Blessings

I just finished reading Priscilla Shirer’s Fervent for the second time, and it reminded me again of the importance of using Scripture in our prayers, writing our prayers down, and speaking prayers out loud over our families and loved ones. So as the school year begins, use these scriptures to speak blessings over your children…

RK Promotion Sunday is August 6

Promotion Sunday for RISING Kids will happen on Sunday, August 6, 2017.  Our potty-trained 3 year olds, rising kindergartners, and our rising 5th grade students will all report to their new classrooms on this Sunday.  We will use this morning to finish off our Rebuild unit and learn about how the prophet Malachi encouraged God’s people to prepare for…

Howdy, Partner! – RK Volunteer Training 2017

  Howdy, partner! Save the date & mark your calendars for our 2017 RISING Kids Volunteer Training! Who: All RISING Kids volunteers, rookies and veterans (attendance mandatory to serve with RK) What: A rootin’ tootin’ morning of learning, bonding, and training When: 9 AM on Sunday, August 6 OR Sunday, August 13 (pick one) Where: North…