gathering blueberries

A Gatherer’s Target

Gatherers have a natural advantage over most others. Gatherers gather those like themselves. Where they live and who they are shows us the kind of people they will gather. Their natural gathering side and wiring also open doors to two target…
virtual discipleship

Virtual Discipleship

In challenging times, God opens doors to virtual discipleship. While we social distance to battle Covid, we detour into different disciple making avenues. After countless hours of Zoom, I can share some benefits of virtual discipleship. Ask…
intentional rest

Intentional Rest

“For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart. And there is no…
why we don't plant churches

Why We Don’t Plant Churches

Why don't we start churches in America? 1) Windshield Survey – The Windshield Survey is the general perception I get as I drive around my neighborhood. When I drive, I see a church building on almost every corner. I quickly conclude that…

What Is Church?

As I  travel, I ask this question and simply listen to other Christian leaders define church. The answers are intriguing. What I hear most is that church is beautiful and amazing. Jesus made church so adaptive to what she needs to be that…