Prudance or Legalism on Alcohol Consumption?

I have good reason to hate alcohol. Three generations of men in my family died of alcohol related diseases and I lost my father to liver failure when I was 11 years old. Many of my extended family members have lost lives, families and wealth due to alcohol abuse. I...

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29 Coffee & CWAC

As you know working in Indonesia inspired us to start Coffee With A Cause. The goal was simple; lets sell great coffee from Indonesia and use the money we make to plant churches there. I was really excited to see that we weren’t the only guys with this idea. A29...

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Christian Cruises and the Great Commisson

As a pastor, my mailbox and my inbox are constantly stuffed with “mission opportunities” that have nothing to do with Jesus’ mission of making disciples. Some slick salesmen have even created new ways for us to serve Jesus while simultaneously appealing to our love for luxury and self-indulgence. Did you...

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Proverbs on Wives

So proverbs has quite a lot to say about wives. I have a good one. How about you? Good Wife: 1.   Finding her is like finding a treasure. An excellent wife is the crown of her husband. (12:4) He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor...

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Experience Indonesia

I just returned from Indonesia working at the Pillar House (Pillar Church’s Orphanage) and spreading the gospel in the people group that lives nearby. The trip was tremendous and I pray that many of you will consider going in the future. I’d like to share some pictures with you from...

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Excerpt: Preaching Advice

As mentioned several times in the past on this blog Colby Garman are working on some church planting material that we pray will see the light of day sometime in 2011. This week we finished a chapter on the subject of preaching and I wanted to share a bit of...

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Great Preaching @ Pillar

For two weeks in a row we had guests preaching at Pillar who seriously delivered the goods. First, on Sept 26th Anthony Adams the pastor of Urban Life Church in Durby, UK. Anthony gave a challenge to Jonathan Davis who we were ordaining that day. Then last week my good...

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Church Planter

Im reading through D. Patricks new book now. I plan to post my thoughts on it here shortly but until then take a look at his trailer on youtube, its pretty compelling.

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