Missional Distractions: Depression

As we enter the greatest season of the entire year… or at least what should be the greatest season of the year.  Not because of the gifts, the lights, the decorations, or the wrapping, but because of our Savior’s birth.  However, in many cases we don’t feel like this is the greatest season.  In fact, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Go = the Mission?

Therefore – GO The great commission is found in [youversion]Matthew 28:19-20[/youversion]. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to […]