Ferguson and My Eight Year Old

Everyone has an opinion on the circumstances surrounding the city of Ferguson and Michael Brown: from how the cops dealt with the situation, to the racial make-up of the case, to the governments stance on the issue, and so many different perspectives that I can neither identify or name them all … Read more about Ferguson and My Eight Year Old

The Secret Menu

I am a huge fan of In-N-Out. From the top to bottom, I pretty much like everything about them. I like their double-double burgers, their crispy french fries, and especially their strawberry milkshakes. If I could eat their every week and not blow up like an overfed Thanksgiving turkey, I … Read more about The Secret Menu

5 Things This Week

With the vast array of things coming our way during this final prep week before Catalyst launches at our new location, I thought I would take a few minutes to write down what's going on here on the ground, in an effort to encourage you as you chart a new course for your churches and families, … Read more about 5 Things This Week

Being Good News in the Neighborhood Requires…

Kids.  Better yet, family. Good news requires everyone. It’s got to be a family affair. As Catalyst has continued to serve on a regular basis at Sierra Vista Apartments, our kids have grown to love the people and place. As we left Sierra Vista yesterday, our daughter looked up at us and asked … Read more about Being Good News in the Neighborhood Requires…

Being Good News in the Neighborhood Requires…

Romance. Look, I hope that by now you understand that you need to be in love with: Your context. Your people. Your God. ... but just in case you missed those three before, you need to be in love with them all. I mean really in love. So madly, deeply in love, that it causes you to do … Read more about Being Good News in the Neighborhood Requires…