Why Plant a Church with Converge?

I was talking with my new friend Chris about church planting at my office this afternoon. And by "office", I mean the Starbucks I work out of Monday through Friday. I love my Starbucks! (In fact, someone even wrote an article about it and called me "The Starbucks Pastor"!) So there I was at Starbucks, … Continue reading Why Plant a Church with Converge?

Big Changes for the Lindeen Family!

A little over two years ago, God called us to leave our friends and family in Colorado and move 1,000 miles away to Madison, Wisconsin, to become Church Planters. I came on staff with Converge Great Lakes (formerly known as Great Lakes Baptist Conference and part of the Baptist General Conference) as a Church Planting … Continue reading Big Changes for the Lindeen Family!

Getting Stuff Done

Everyone has their own system for getting things done.  However, some people are more effective than others!  Your system is designed to get you the exact results you are currently getting.  Maybe its time to try something else.  Check out this great blog by author Donald Miller on his system for getting things done: Here's … Continue reading Getting Stuff Done

What A Difference 12 Months Make!

As I looked back over the last 12 months, I was amazed at all that God had done in our lives! He has proved himself faithful and walked with us through the dark nights and been there with us as we celebrated new life and growth and change. A few of the big changes in the … Continue reading What A Difference 12 Months Make!

Book Review: Forgotten God

Forgotten God by Francis Chan: I read his more famous book, Crazy Love, a couple of years ago and had really mixed feelings about it.  I have a few friends who loved Crazy Love and that book literally changed their lives.  I struggled with it and thought Chan was taking some potshots at American Christians … Continue reading Book Review: Forgotten God

Its Been A Wild Ride

This past Sunday our church went multi-site and we had over 200 people connecting or reconnecting with God! Less than two years ago, we felt God call our family to move from Denver, CO to Madison, WI to help change the spiritual climate of this city by planting churches.  It has been a wild ride! … Continue reading Its Been A Wild Ride