3 Things Covid-19 is Teaching the Local Church

These are unprecedented times. Everyone is learning new things about themselves. New ways to work. New, home-friendly hobbies. Even as I write this, I’m sitting with my kids as they play with slime at the kitchen table—not my usual work environment. Like most people out there, my home life is now my only life. And…

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Fivefold Ministry

Diving into your identity is vital. The Fivefold Ministry are overarching, identity-building gifting set that Paul lays out in Ephesians 4. So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers,to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christmay be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in…

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Creative Team Values

Developing values for a team is hard. In church, sometimes we develop biblical values and stop there. But I think often we overlook another set of values that determine success for a team; culture values. Culture is being developed whether we are doing it on purpose or not. They are the things that determine how…

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Is My Dream From God?

Show notes: PROPER PERSPECTIVE 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 NIV Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies”  Your dreams are not your own. You…

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Healthy Identity

“Global” – Biblical Identity Children of God – 1 John 3 (Ephesians 1 adopted) Priests – Hebrews Temple of the Holy Spirit – 1 Corinthians 6  Living Stones – 1 Peter 2 1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the…

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08 – The Setback

The Setback is real. It will happen to you. And not just once. It will happen often. The Setback is most dangerous to the dreamer who doesn’t expect it. If you expect the road to your dream to be linear and predictable, the first setback may be your last. If you are relying on adrenaline…

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