Rosh Hashanah

Days of Awe Depending on which calendar(s) you may use, whether print or digital, perhaps you've noticed a day coming up next Monday, September 10th called Rosh Hashanah. (I use a combination of Apple and Google Calendar, by the way, which I don't know how I would survive without!)  It's kind of like one of those days like 'Canadian Flag Day' that occasionally pops up …

Neighboring

During a conversation over coffee yesterday with a friend, he asked why things like missional living, neighboring, being a student of the community where we live, collaborative partnerships, racial reconciliation, foster care and adoption, serving the poor, hospitality and expanding our relational capacity to include people across ethnic, socio-economic and generational lines into gospel-centered community were all so important to me personally.  I thought …

unChristian: thoughts from ChurchPlanters.com Conference (Feb. 17-19)

If you are filled with light, with no dark corners, then your whole life will be radiant, as though a flood light were filling you with light. -Jesus, from Luke 11:36 Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to attend the ChurchPlanters.com Conference near Atlanta, GA, along with some of my friends who are in …

Why we exist…

…Jesus said, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” _John 20:21 Sunday afternoon, we worked a bit on this question: why do we do what we do as a church-community? We’ve been trying to answer this over the last several weeks and months ever since we started gathering …