A beautiful thing has happened over the past ten years. Church planting has grown in popularity, with more individuals and churches fulfilling the Great Commission by starting new churches. This is biblical, and this is great.
“Knowledge is power,” or so they say. It’s a good saying, except for the fact that life is much more complex. Sometimes knowledge empowers; other times it corrupts. Since the beginning of time, people have
Get ready! Like a contestant on the 1980s TV show American Gladiator, you’re about to enter the holiday gauntlet. However, rather than attempting to plow through the modern-day equivalent of a gladiator, you have to
I’ll never forget telling my wife. I woke up early that Thursday morning—still energized over our first public service the Sunday before—for a 7am meeting. Glancing at my phone before heading out the door, I
If you’ve started a church before, you know the pressure, excitement and urgency. Once the boxes are unpacked, it’s time to get to work. Shortly after unpacking our boxes, an older church planter asked me
3am. Startled awake. Can’t sleep. Wide awake. Random pain didn’t wake me up. It wasn’t a rock thrown through our window (although that definitely happened a couple weeks ago). It wasn’t a storm raging outside.