11 Months In

A pandemic puppy reminds you to wear a mask!

Just about 11 months ago we were settling into the idea that COVID-19 was going to be bad. We had no idea how bad things could get. None. As of today, 500,000 Americans have lost their lives to this pandemic. By comparison, the entire population of Sacramento is 494,000. What if I’d told you 11…… Continue reading 11 Months In

Worth fighting for

The last few days I’ve been following the story of Shaun King, an Atlanta church planter and friend of YS, who recently discovered his former boss & pastor has admittedly molested and raped some children.* After doing some further research Shaun learned that other church leaders were aware of the situation but remained silent. Not…… Continue reading Worth fighting for

Stop learning and start acting

I’m surprised how much listening and reading we are expected to do as Christians. Listen to a sermon each week – 35-45 minutes Read from the Bible each day – 15-30 minutes Listen to people read Bible verses and sing songs at church – 60 minutes Attend a weekly mid-week service, small group, or youth…… Continue reading Stop learning and start acting

Boring Old Church

Perhaps the reason your church isn’t growing is because you are boring? Your church is boring. Your faith is boring. The Jesus you’re presenting is boring. People’s faith isn’t challenged by your ability to keep them busy. It is transformed when they are sent out to do God’s work in their daily life. The last…… Continue reading Boring Old Church