All Is Not Lost

All Is Not Lost

It’s Good ‪Friday morning‬ 2018. As I clear the fog in my head, my thoughts wander in wonderment to what the inner circle of His friends, Peter, James and John, must have thought as they woke up (if they slept at all) and remembered what happened the night...
The Good Life

The Good Life

This coming Sunday, January 14 is LAUNCH SUNDAY for RESTōR.church. We’ve experienced three experimental gatherings. We called them pre-launch gatherings. These events allowed us to introduce ourselves and begin clarifying what it is that we’ve been called...
RESTōR.church

RESTōR.church

As the earth revolves on its axis and the seasons change so, seemingly, does my writing. My last two posts have been all about major announcements. So, today I’ll keep the apparent tradition…announcing a baby of sorts. No! While I can’t wait to be a...
NEW THINGS

NEW THINGS

Hello friends, In June, when my resignation as campus pastor at Granger Community Church Elkhart became known, (previous post) many of you asked about our future plans. At that time and for the ensuing weeks, I was diligent in my response:   “There are many...
Hard Things

Hard Things

Whether it’s a song or a well written book, there are few things I love more than immersing myself into a great storyline. One of my favorite storytellers is Carrie Newcomer. Her words speak to my heart and cause me to think deeper and love better.  So, with...

The Intersection of Stories

  This ministry that found me several years ago here in Elkhart continues to challenge and stretch me in ways that are important and necessary. I’ve learned that pain and suffering are not exclusive to celebration. In fact, they are comrades in the journey....