THE CHURCH ISN'T A PLACE. IT'S PEOPLE.
And not hyper-spiritual, holier-than-thou, completely un-relatable people, but real people—normal, everyday, just-like-you people. It’s people who are imperfect, make mistakes, haven’t arrived, and don’t have it all figured out. It’s people from different backgrounds and upbringings, from both sides of the tracks, and both sides of the isle. It’s people who believe God is up to something big and bold and beautiful on this earth, and want to broadcast that fact as best they can with the way they live and love and talk and serve and give.
What makes relationships work? Why do we click with and feel cared for by certain people, while others give us the impression we’re insignificant, invisible, or in-the-way? How is it some families can hardly stomach one another, but others seem so close? do they know something we don’t? as it turns out, both scripture and science agree on the answer. And the good news is— the research suggests certain practices have the power to turn a bad thing around, and make a good thing even better. So, what are they, and how do we apply them? find out this month!
Lead pastors Chris and Laura Sonksen had a vision of creating churches that unchurched people would love to attend. The first few years South Hills experienced incredible growth, and in a very short time purchased their first property and began to build. Since then, South Hills has grown into a multi-campus ministry spanning several states. Chris and Laura have been married since 1991 and have two adult children, Grace and Aidan.