A Message to the Church: You are Free to Love

It’s no secret the church, specifically the broader evangelical church, is in a state of crisis. Attendance and engagement is down, stories of financial, physical, and spiritual abuses are mounting, and any meaningful conversation regarding theology, philosophy, and morality in the cultural mainstream has become nearly impossible. Even the faithful in the evangelical church are becoming disheartened, weary, and have stories of frustration, disenfranchisement and hurt. This growing crisis should cause us to take an honest look inwards through the lens of Scripture, in the presence and power of the Holy Spirit, and with a heart of great humility before the Lord.

Continue reading “A Message to the Church: You are Free to Love”

The Mission of the Church

The Mission of the Church

In the age of digital contentedness, institutional abuse, leadership failures, relational brokenness, and social persecution, many faithful followers of Jesus have found themselves questioning their participation in a local church community. I contend the answer and solution is found in rediscovering the purpose and mission of the church, and it involves accepting and acting upon the assignment that has been given to every follower of Jesus. Continue reading “The Mission of the Church”

A Kingdom-Sized Vision

Blog Post 10-01-18

We’re on to something.

I believe it. The returns are early and God is moving. I can feel it. The paradigm is shifting for the better.

If you’ve been following us for some time, you too can probably see it. The journey has often beenĀ uncertain and vulnerable. Yet the Lord has carried us through missed expectations, unexpected results, new relationships, Spirit-led inspiration, and the need for courageous faith.

But we can’t do it alone. In order for it to become a reality, Mary and I need your help.

Continue reading “A Kingdom-Sized Vision”