The Eclipse of 2017. I know years from now this is how we’ll think about our recent solar eclipse. Like other historical and community-wide events we’ll tell the stories of where we were and what we did. We’ll remember the people we were with and we may even recall the conversations that preceded and followed […]Read More Eclipse 2017: What I Learned About Church
Maybe you’re fine with the state-of-the-church (insert the hundreds of reports, studies, interviews, books, articles, etc. painting a rather bleak picture). I’m not. I’m looking for a new way to think about Church. A new way of being the Church. Brian Swanson, a good friend and a great student ministry leader, shared a metaphor for […]Read More Who Brought The Chocolate Covered Chocolate?
Vision is slippery. It’s wiggly and hard to pin down. Just when you think you have it figured out, you find vision leaks and shifts and changes and emerges and evolves. So, it’s something of a feat when vision sticks. It worth celebrating when vision spreads. This weekend as our worship gathering was closing and folks […]Read More Viral Vision