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
This weekend, at Open, I heard a few things. Some were from attendees, some speakers, and others from the Holy Spirit. Most of the thoughts that stuck are along the lines of change. People are ready for change. They are hungry for it. And the pain of continuing this cycle of depreciating returns is too…… Continue reading Pushing Past the Pain of Change
If it didn’t hurt so much sometimes it wouldn’t be personal.
“The reason I hate church is that you pay attention to everyone else there but us.” ~ Megan, age 7 Those words rattled my soul. I’d rather have gotten cold-cocked by Mike Tyson in a bar fight than heard those words. That’s when I knew that things had to drastically change in how both how I…… Continue reading Helping our kids love church, again