Being Good News in the Neighborhood Requires…

Clarity.  Everyone under the age of… well, everyone, loves coffee. In fact, coffee is one of the most consumed beverages around the world, and the most popular drink of choice outside of water. We love our coffee. The natural and organic stuff featured at Trader Joe’s, the froofy drink stuff … Read more about Being Good News in the Neighborhood Requires…

Being Good News to the Neighborhood Requires…

Presence. But first, let me tell you a story. A few years ago, I received a gut wrenching call. On the other end of the line was a person sobbing so uncontrollably, you could barely make out their words. As whispers passed her lips and mutters reached my ears, I could make out that someone was … Read more about Being Good News to the Neighborhood Requires…

More Than a Support Group

Siting across the table from a middle aged man, he poured out his heart to me. His head sank into his shoulders as he wept aloud; the tears pooling on the executive desk below his shaking body. With gasping breath he shared last night’s revealing to his wife, how he had been caught with porn, and … Read more about More Than a Support Group

Bill’s Communion with Jesus

Bill's Communion with Jesus - Catalyst This post is getting a lot of traction on our church’s blog. Why? Because God used and is now using a great and godly man after His heart to communicate His love for His people.  As I led communion for Catalyst yesterday, I could not help but think about … Read more about Bill’s Communion with Jesus

Truth or Tradition

Truth or Traditionplanterwife: I had a bit of a forced absence when my keyboard broke. The bad part of that, is that I was unable to write for over a week. The good part is that now that I have a new keyboard, and over a week to contemplate, what I am writing about is perhaps of more substance. I … Read more about Truth or Tradition