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“me too” and we’d love to help!

Today’s world is challenging for teens and their parents.  In a world where we’re all wrestling to find our true identity, its not uncommon to see teens, as well as adults, get caught up in challenging times.  Addictive behaviors... Read More »

Get out on the front lines!

In today’s world there’s a lot of criticism within the local church as to whether not we’re really truly making a difference. Some believe, and some statistics support, that “switchers” or people moving from church to church makes up... Read More »

“get the food to the people it matters most!”

Wow, it’s now been nearly two months since my last blog post.  While it’s been a busy time with my taking on a new opportunity at Farm 360 as well as continuing coaching and consulting, that doesn’t mean God... Read More »

Would you like to make a difference for a child this summer!

If you live in Indianapolis, IN, there is a good chance you’re familiar with Shepard Community Center.  Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, they have several great initiatives ongoing to aid to “break the cycle of poverty”.  One... Read More »

“The voice of God should be louder than…”

I must say that I love “the church” and I love my “local body”.  Lisa and I have attended Traders Point Christian Church in Indianapolis, IN for the past 7 years and have been greatly blessed by this community.... Read More »

“we need to do a better job collaborating”

In November 2012, by a unique set of circumstances, I found myself sitting in a room with many of the nations top leaders of marketplace ministry organizations.  Clearly, I had no business being there; thus, my prayer throughout the... Read More »

Your members are seeking an experience of community!

Something that is becoming abundantly clear to me is that we as humans have been designed to operate in community. Whether it be at work, home, or play, deep within, we’re all seeking a sense of belonging to a... Read More »

Incredible!! 300 to 600 in one night!

In my post, “One person at time“, I raised the topic of “promotion” for consideration. It’s a topic many wrestle in general; however, applying it to the church tends to really raise some eye brows. Start talking about pastors... Read More »

Be careful, your words may have eternal significance!

A couple weeks ago @AaronBrockett @TradersPointCC taught one of the best sermons I’ve heard on the power of the tongue. With key passages from Proverbs, James 3, Matthew 12 as well as a few others, Aaron focused on man... Read More »

“Love and marriage, love and marriage, go together like a horse and carriage”

Today is our 22nd wedding anniversary. As seen in the picture, we rode off into the sunset in our “horse and carriage” never to look back Saturday evening, June 13th, 1992. While there have been bumps in the road,... Read More »
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