New Blog Alert: Torah Lovin' Tim

Family man, math master, church elder & Torah lover, Tim Long has launched his rocket into the Blogosphere. Tim was the guy that encouraged me to start blogging more than a year ago. He’s been a great friend and huge encouragement to me since we met about 5 years ago....

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Blaze Spirit Blaze

From the mind of our ultra creative worship leader, Amanda Long, comes our another venture into the unknown. This year Pillar will be holding a Christmas bonfire at a local Ranch. The event is complete with farm animals, coffee and hot chocolate, live music and of course… a big fire....

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New Series

I am starting a new series this Sunday called, “All Authority” Jesus claimed to have all authority in heaven and earth, Paul tells us to submit to our authorities. When we work and speak for Christ we do so in His authority. It seems we spend our entire lives under...

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Membership

As promised here is the content to our new members class. Remember that this is the first draft of a class that will be in constant evolution. The document has been over several sets of eyes for editing but any help or suggestions you could give would be a great....

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Group Life

Our Church leaders have been working for quite some time now to put the final touches on our new members class. The series starts this week and we will take the entire church through it first. After that the class will be offered in three one hour sessions at the...

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My Shiny New Church

We have been changing a lot of things at pillar over the past few weeks… Here are a few of the changes that we have made. We are revamping children’s ministry – My lovely wife has a boatload of plans for the children’s ministry and she has been unfolding those...

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The Long Shots!

I have had a lot of questions about how the Yard Sale/Antique Road Show went from my previous post… The event was great and we raised $4,445.00 in an eight hour day. The Antique Road Show was a big hit and the videos will be uploaded and posted to this...

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Sunday @ Pillar

A few things that made this Sunday REALLY great! #1) We had the highest attendance of the summer and a good number of visitors. #2) These three guys (above) did a great job leading worship. I could honestly not have dreamed of a better group of people to work with...

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Pastor As Mentor

When I was 19 My pastor let me preach. Not only did he let me preach but he gave me prime time and an introduction that very well could have been for Billy Graham. His belief in me made a huge impact on my life. When I planted a church...

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Questions & Answers

I don’t even know why we started doing this but from week one at Pillar Church we have had a Q & A at the end of the service. Usually when I conclude the teaching I open the floor for any questions or comments. About 20% of the time you...

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