Current Blog Posts

Racism & The Church: Our First Steps

The Church has a profound responsibility in stamping out racism within The Church and standing for social justice outside the four walls of the church building. Many of us are so passionate about the issue of racism, and I want to talk about some first steps leading us toward action. […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

Leading Yourself Well – Five Podcasts

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. Over the next few weeks, we want to share with you some of our favorite resources to help you grow and mature […]

Rhythm and Rest

Imagine for a moment it is a few days after Labor Day later this year. Your laptop is fired up while some really good music plays in the background. You are sipping a warm cup of great coffee in the middle of a very busy week. You are filled with […]

Leadership Development: Leading Through Conflict Part 2

Last week, we began our discussion about Leading Through Conflict. Feel free to check out that post before moving on to this one. People long to be connected to something, and our hope should extend towards the type of connection that is positive and leads hearts closer to the Holy […]