Pastor Parent Priorities

(Pic of my oldest son Noah at Jamestown Plantation last week) I’m participating in a writing project right now for a church planter training slated to come out in the fall. I am writing the chapter on Pastoral Health.  Part of my chapter deals with family health.  I spent some...

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Potomac Mills Kiosk Outreach

Starting April 1st we will be doing a month long outreach at one of the largest shopping malls in the country, Potomac Mills. Potomac Mills has about 18 million visitors a year and we are going to do our best to spread the word to some of them. Please pray...

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H4N 2011

Tomorrow is Heart for the Nations, a time when we talk about our mission endeavors for the coming year. This year our mission projects have grown once again and will be sharing with the church a new initiative to plant a church at every Marine Corp Installation around the world....

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Relating to Your Sending Church

Here are few suggestions I wanted to pass along on the subject of relating to your sending church. Most church planters don’t work very hard at maintaining a relationship with their sending church. These suggestions are ways I have related to sending churches and ways I have seen others relate...

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Spurgeon on Agressiveness

“The Christian Church was designed from the first to be aggressive. It was not intended to remain stationary at any period, but to advance onward until its boundaries became commensurate with those of the world. It was to spread from  Jerusalem to all Judea, from Judea to Samaria, and from...

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Digits

One of our elders, Jack, and I were talking a few months ago, he was telling me that he once he got a phone call from the pastor of a church in the small town where he was living. Apparently the pastor was just calling through the phone book determined...

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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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