Clear The Clutter: Emotional Clutter?

Emotions are a lot like clutter… the cluttered objects are useful, but when they get in the way of our life they become hazardous and confusing. A few weeks ago I posted a blog about clutter called Clear The Clutter if you haven’t read it I suggest you check it out before moving forward. Emotional Clutter […]

A Never-ending Destination

The other day I was praying for a few of my friends who are going through a lot of terrible life junk.  I have seen them at their worst and their best.  To be honest; they have seen me at my worst and best too…  Did you know that we play the roller coaster game […]

Surrendering to the money – Personal Story

For the past few weeks our Church has been doing a series called “Taking Care of Business” and it has ignited a passion that I did not really know existed within me.  What is that passion?  I want to help people get back on track with their finances and truly surrender in that area of […]

A vision for the how

This is part ___ (who knows) of my series about Mission, Vision, and How (Strategy).  This is a practical series about these concepts.  People who are much smarter than me have written about these concepts.  This is just my view of how things sort out.  Also; Trey is doing a series about the mission and […]

The mission & basketball

What is a mission? According to Dictionary.com there are 16 different definitions of the word “Mission”. My favorite definition found at dictionary.com is; “the business with which such a group is charged.” This past weekend I attended a local high school basketball game.  This isn’t unusual for me, I love watching student athletes compete.  What I love about athletics is that each person […]

Mission -> Vision -> How

Why STYLE is a good thing. The style of worship, the style of church, the style of teaching, and the style of leading is not the mission; but they can have a profound meaning and importance if in the context of the mission.  Here’s how it works in my head:

Love the Mission or the Style?

In a world that is all about style, should Christian’s be all about style? For many years I fell in LOVE with the style of Church rather than the mission of Jesus.  Yes, that’s right, I fell in love with a style.  The style of the worship gatherings were appealing to me and relevant to […]

Resources that helped surrender in 2010

Here are just a few things that helped me surrender to the mission of Jesus in 2010. Top 5 Books (the ones I recommend): Doctrine – What Christians Should Believe by Mark Driscoll & Gerry Breshears (still in the process.) Parenting Beyond Your Capacity: Connect Your Family to a Wider Community by Reggie Joiner, Carey Nieuwhof […]

Starting Something Old

There is no time like RIGHT NOW to start reading your Bible.  I know life gets complicated and busy, and each year we renegotiate our New Year’s resolutions; but this year could be the year.  This year could be or probably should be when you read through the new testament, read through the entire Bible, […]