I was working out at the gym this morning when I saw one of our Mosaic Guest Surveys come through my inbox on my phone. I always love reading the surveys we send out to second time guests. As I read this one, I found myself pumping my fist and saying "Yes!" out loud. At they gym. … Continue reading The Importance of Guest Surveys
This week I've been thinking a lot about all that God has done in the last 12 months. It's been quite a journey to get to this point! After many years of wrestling with God’s call to plant a church, Kristin and I decided to face our fears and trust God and take the scary … Continue reading What A Year!
As I held that simple sheet of paper in my hands, I knew that this was it. Everything was about to change! And that was both scary and exhilarating! On the last day of 2014, I was given my official Call Letter to be a lead pastor/church planter with Converge North Central (Baptist General Conference). We … Continue reading Planting a Church!
I've been thinking a lot about Joseph this past year or so. Not Joseph, the adopted dad of Jesus. No, I'm talking about Joseph- the arrogant, young leader who had a vision from God. You probably know the story: Joseph shared his God-given vision with those closest to him and what happened? He ended up … Continue reading Joseph, Dreams, and Getting Out of a Pit
Things are pretty dark over in Iraq. Christians are being killed are persecuted for their faith. I feel so helpless but I think its good to remember that the best thing we can do is to remember them in our prayers. You can see more HERE
Last week, my wife and I experienced the pain and loss of our fourth miscarriage. To be honest, I'm still coming to grips with it. I was just starting to get excited about the idea of child #3 and then...and then my wife tells me she is spotting...and since we've been down this road before, … Continue reading Dealing With Loss
Yesterday I was thinking about some of the reasons why I love my church (Blackhawk Church). Here's what I came up with: We kicked off a new book study yesterday on Proverbs. One of our worship pastors, Paul, taught the congregation a worship song he had written based on Proverbs. I love Blackhawk's appreciation of … Continue reading 5 Reasons I love My Church