To transform a city

To transform a city

To Transform A City is the highly acclaimed book by Eric Swanson and Sam Williams that begins with the premise that as of a few years ago, more people across the world live in urban areas than in rural areas. That significant demographic shift requires the church to...
Where are people gathering?

Where are people gathering?

Church planters talk all the time about the trouble we have gathering people. Yet when we look at it from another perspective, people gather all the time. I heard Jay Pathak speak recently and he asked the question, “Where are people gathering and why?” They gather in...
Bethel moments

Bethel moments

Sometimes there are moments in our lives where we have an encounter with God that changes everything for us. Jacob had one of these when God talked with him, gave him a new name, and renewed the covenant with him. He marked the spot where it happened at Bethel (which...
Consider what’s needed

Consider what’s needed

Lately I’ve been thinking through how Jesus made disciples, based on my observations of scripture. I’ll post one insight per day here. You can find all of them by searching “How Jesus made disciples” on my blog.  Jesus dealt with people differently at different times...
Start where people are

Start where people are

Lately I’ve been thinking through how Jesus made disciples, based on my observations of scripture. I’ll post one insight per day here. You can find all of them by searching “How Jesus made disciples” on my blog.  Jesus took people where they were at and started there....
The importance of being where you are

The importance of being where you are

Lately I’ve been thinking through how Jesus made disciples, based on my observations of scripture. I’ll post one insight per day here. You can find all of them by searching “How Jesus made disciples” on my blog.  Jesus made disciples in the context of relationships....