OUR STORY

IMAGINE CHURCH and CITYSPRING CHURCH, two growing Westfield churches, came together in August 2016 to form a brand new church called NSPIRE.

Our name comes from the Latin, inspirare which means “to breathe into.” When you inspire someone you are literally breathing life into them. We exist to breathe life into our city - whether it’s through fun community events like the Easter Egg Drop, Movies In the Park, or Photos With Frosty, or through our engaging weekend services and Life Groups.

 
 
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Your kids are going to

love it here

Your children will love NSPIRE Kids, our fun-filled kids program (birth through 3rd grade) and BLAST (4th-5th grade)! Each week they’ll learn how principles from the Bible apply to their everyday life through small-group teaching, upbeat music and fun activities. You’ll feel comfortable checking your kids in with our secure check-in process. All of our workers love kids and pass our thorough screening process (with background checks).

 
 

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These are our

elements

Every known substance in our universe is made up of various combinations of atoms known as elements. Here at NSPIRE, there are four elements (what some organizations call values) that drive everything we do... 



1.LIVE
AUTHENTICALLY

We can’t be who God has created us to be when we’re hiding behind a mask. Our lives are imperfect and messy, but we are pursuing and experiencing a transforming relationship with Jesus and each other. Choosing authenticity means cultivating the courage to be vulnerable, to allow ourselves to be fully known, faults and all.

 


2. LOVE
BOLDLY

We believe that God’s very nature is love. Following Christ’s example, we seek to unconditionally love the last, the lost and the least. We choose to love what God loves so everyone is welcome at the table no matter who they are or how excluded they’ve been. In a society that has become increasingly polarized, we want to be known more for what we’re for than what we’re against.


3. GIVE
GENEROUSLY

When we live generously we have the opportunity to be co-creators with God and join him in the restoration of all things. Therefore, we strive to leverage every resource at our disposal for something bigger than ourselves. Because our treasure follows our heart, we invest God’s resources into His kingdom to help the poor and hurting locally and around the world.

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4. EMBRACE
WONDER

We invite questions understanding that the opposite of faith isn’t doubt, but certainty. We choose to embrace the wonder of an Infinite God instead of building a box to try to contain or understand him. We are created for wonder. Wonder invites potential. Wonder inspires. Wonder leads us to God. When hearts are awakened to wonder, it invites others to follow the same path.


have you met our pastors?

(Yup, there's two of them)


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brad ruggles

Formation Pastor

A self-professed geek and devoted fanboy, Brad is growing in the ways of the Force and occasionally wages mock battles with his replica lightsaber in his office when no one is looking. As FORMATION PASTOR, Brad is passionate about helping people develop spiritual practices that help them grow in their faith. He and his wife, Lisa, have two beautiful teenage daughters - Chloe (16) and Emily (13).


matt gaylor

Engagement Pastor

Matt is a native Hoosier and an avid sports fan. He cheers for all Indiana teams and can name nearly any athlete or coach with ties to the Hoosier state. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Jennifer, and their two young children - Bronx and Kinley. In his role as Engagement Pastor, Matt helps people get plugged in through volunteering  and challenges our church to remain engaged in the community through service projects.

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