Category: Author

25
Jul

WHAT I AM READING THIS SUMMER

Many pastors whose blogs I follow give summer reading lists and recommendations and I thought I might take a few minutes to do the same. Some of these may be of no interest to you, but others might be! So, here are some of the books I’ve read, am currently reading, or plan to read […]

11
Jul

DELIBERATE SIMPLICITY

I want to use this blog post to talk about what many call Deliberate Simplicity when it comes to how we “do” church. What does this mean? Well, as many of you have probably noticed, we keep things pretty simple around here. If someone is looking for a church with state-of-the-art production and a long […]

26
May

RETHINKING RETIREMENT

This past week my dad told me about a newsletter that the pastor of his church sent out to the congregation concerning how Christians should view retirement. My first thought was, “That’s a great idea,” and my second thought was, “Why haven’t I thought of that?!” So, I want to take a few minutes and […]

23
Feb

WAYS TO PRAY FOR OUR CHURCH

Recently a friend and I finished going through the book How to Build a Healthy Church by Mark Dever and Paul Alexander. At the end of one of the chapters, they provide a great general, biblical list of prayers that we can pray for our church (Dever and Alexander 230-231). Maybe sometimes you wish you knew […]