Chad Richards

About Chad Richards

Chad Richards is the Executive Pastor at Canyon Springs. Chad holds a B.A. in Religion, Ministry and Leadership from Vanguard University and a Masters of Theological Studies with and Emphasis in Biblical Studies from Bethel University and Seminary. Chad and his wife Megan have two daughters, Ayven and Sage, and they love sharing the message of God’s word. Chad likes surfing, mountain bike riding, reading and movies!

The Spirituality of Genesis (Interactive Guide)

Dive in with us each week as we explore the book of beginnings As we go through the book of Genesis as a congregation we wanted to provide you with an opportunity to not only read through the entire book but dive into the different theological and spiritual themes found in one of the most beautiful books in the Bible. [...]

By |2020-08-03T09:51:41-07:00July 17th, 2020|News, Series & Sermons|0 Comments

Canyon Springs Online Campus is LIVE!

Canyon Springs Online Campus is Live! Sundays @ 9:00am - Join Us! I never wanted to go to church simply because it had the word “church” in it. I thought of judgmental people and a building filled with pews and “holier than thou” sentiments. It is tough for people that are seeking faith or asking hard questions to come to [...]

By |2020-09-03T10:37:46-07:00May 22nd, 2020|News, Services|0 Comments

Oasis In The Water Blog – High School (Week of 3/24)

This Week Hey Parents I want to get this out ASAP so I am keeping it short. Make sure your High Schooler joins us WEDNESDAY NIGHT on ZOOM for our first ever virtual service. We have spent a lot of time prepping this and it is incredible. We are going to have games, giveaways, a guest speaker that they are [...]

By |2020-03-24T17:07:32-07:00March 24th, 2020|High School|0 Comments

Oasis In The Water Blog – High School (Week of 3/9)

This Week We are on for midweeks at the COVE and are continuing our series on friendships. See below for what we have covered so far and how to continue the conversation at home! We have baptisms at church this Sunday. If your student is ready and wants to get baptized please email me at [email protected] Next Week We will [...]

By |2020-03-09T21:52:12-07:00March 9th, 2020|High School|0 Comments

Oasis In The Water Blog – High School (Week of 3/2)

This Week We are back on for midweeks at the COVE and are starting a series on friendships. How to be a good friend, pick good friends and break relationships that are unhealthy. Next Week We will have church on Sunday and midweeks next week! On the Radar We have our 2020 Spring Calendar LIVE. You can access it by [...]

By |2020-03-03T14:40:45-08:00March 3rd, 2020|High School|0 Comments

Peter Denies Jesus-Station 1

Luke 22: 54-62 Peter Denies Jesus-Station 1 Peter followed at a distance. And when some there had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and had sat down together, Peter sat down with them.   A servant girl saw him seated there in the firelight. She looked closely at him and said, “This man was with him.” But [...]

By |2020-03-03T17:12:58-08:00February 28th, 2020|Pastor's Blog|0 Comments

Thousand Pines Middle School Winter Camp 2020 Recap!

What a weekend! Our camps have been growing and we have LOVED hanging out with everyone! We took 70 students to Middle School Winter Camp...Incredible! This year we switched it up and went to Thousand Pines, a camp we've never been to before. This camp was incredible! Great amenities, fun activities and an overall fantastic experience. We will for sure [...]

By |2020-02-26T14:38:32-08:00February 24th, 2020|News, Youth Ministry (Oasis)|0 Comments

Winter X High School Winter Camp 2020 Recap!

Winter X 2020 was incredible. This year we did an open mic night. We have never really done this on Winter X but I felt God's leading in it. I am glad we did. As a Youth Pastor, I am constantly reminded what these kids are going through. So often, you do not really know because we are all good [...]

By |2020-02-26T14:32:44-08:00February 24th, 2020|News, Video Highlights, Youth Ministry (Oasis)|0 Comments

Oasis In The Water Blog – High School (Week of 2/17) (Copy)

This Week We have no midweeks this week because we are observing Ash Wednesday as a church. If your student wants to attend an Ash Wed group, they can reach out to me or their leaders. We Start a New Series This week we are starting a new series in High School called, "Said No Friend Ever." This series is [...]

By |2020-02-24T20:37:01-08:00February 24th, 2020|High School|0 Comments

Oasis In The Water Blog – High School (Week of 2/17)

This Week We have no midweeks this week because we have BROOMBALL on Friday night! We love this event. It is a late night event so if your student needs help with transportation please please please have them talk to their leader because we want to get every kid to this even that wants to go. We are meeting at [...]

By |2020-02-17T16:21:21-08:00February 17th, 2020|High School|0 Comments