I didn’t want to plant a church. God made me do it. Okay, that is not entirely true. God doesn’t make us do anything. God
I don’t know about you, but in planning for my church, I often hope God will just download a course of action into my brain.
“Me, a pastor? Never!” I threw my head back in laughter at the thought. “I will never be a pastor. I see what they go
Like most days, my alarm goes off at 6am. I turn off the alarm, dial into a prayer call, take a shower, grab some tea,
A question often asked of church planters and pastors is, “How do you know if you are called into pastoral ministry?” British preacher Charles Spurgeon
Sipping beers at Barnaby’s Brewing Company in downtown Juneau, My wife, Samantha, and I weren’t sure what to expect, or, to be more accurate, who
When taking on a task of epic proportions, especially church planting, the natural question within us is: “Do I have what it takes?” So, how do you know? Answering the following questions can give you practical confidence in God’s call.
Church planting wrecked my family’s life. When God called us to plant a new Vineyard church, I had been working as a youth pastor for
We were surrounded by paint brushes, brooms, and mops. The chairs still needed to be wiped down and set out in socially distanced patterns. Our
Momentum had been building in our little rural church plant. We’re 11 months in and we were growing and had new guests visiting. People who
We’re in the midst of a crazy and frenzied season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, it is also a time where many people have
We reached out to a few of our newest church plants to learn how they are continuing to “gather”, build their teams, and disciple the