Current Blog Posts

A Pause

It is time to pause. We don’t have much choice in that matter, do we? Each day, however, we come face-to-face with options of how we are going to leverage this crisis in our personal lives. (We’ve already discussed ways to thrive within working from home, schooling our children, and […]

Pivot. Innovate.

The story that is unfolding in our world today was unimaginable a few short months ago. None of us were prepared for the disruption we have been forced to embrace. We find ourselves in a historical moment that is reshaping our world. Andy Crouch released a fascinating article on March 20th, 2020. […]

Suddenly, I Work From Home?!

Covid-19. Social distancing. Flatten the curve. Each of these terms or phrases are now a part of our everyday language. And, the word disruption has an entirely different meaning in the new world we wake up to each morning. It is forcing us to adjust to a world that appears […]

Help! I’m Now a Homeschool Parent?!

There is no doubt the troubling times in which we’re living have created disruptions in our lives. A few weeks ago, our routines were likely set. Now we are working from home or not working at all, AND we’ve been thrust into the unknown of homeschooling our kids as they […]

Plan A

Each generation that has ever lived believed that they were living in the most interesting and challenging time in history. The questions they had to answer were more significant than the previous generations, and the barriers to greater humanity were more overwhelming than any other age had ever experienced before […]

Fresh Expressions – Cultivate: Coffee and Tea

In July, we introduced a new series called Fresh Expressions of the Church. Since that time, we have talked with some incredible, visionary leaders who are thinking outside the box with regards to “church.” Today, I’m excited to introduce you to Matt Chesney from Eagle Ridge Church of God in […]

Fresh Expressions: Tampa Underground Network

A few weeks ago, we shared the story of River City Church and how they are doing church differently. Today, we want to share the story of The Tampa Underground Network. As we’ve stated before, we hope that by sharing these stories with you dreams, vision, and newfound faith would […]

Fresh Expressions: River City Church

Back in May, I had the privilege of interviewing Ryan Sidhom, the lead pastor of River City Church in Vancouver, Washington (USA). As we explore creative, fresh expressions of the church, we thought his story and the church’s mission, vision, and rhythm were so inspiring that we needed to share […]

Fresh Expressions of the Church

On July 11th, 2017 the Barna Group published an article on their website that began with this paragraph: “It may come as no surprise that the influence of Christianity in the United States is waning. Rates of church attendance, religious affiliation, belief in God, prayer and Bible-reading have all been […]

Leading Yourself Well – Five Books

This summer, our focus has been on helping you lead well. We posted about leading ourselves, our families,  our ministries, through transformation, and leading through conflict and adversity. Last week, we shared with you some of our favorite Podcasts to help you grow and mature in your faith, marriage/family, and […]