Browsing All Posts filed under »Church Planting«

Called to Plant Churches

April 10, 2012


Has God called you to “stop playing church”?  Are you ready to create a place where people can truly meet Jesus and grow in His amazing grace?  If so, I invite you to begin praying about developing a church planting team (or join one) to work towards planting a healthy and growing church. Q&A Do we need […]

Great Ideas From a Texas Church Plant

May 27, 2011


Our Church is in need of some visitor-friendly, family-focused, spiritually-balanced, and mission-driven churches.  Many Adventist churches across the country and around the world are lukewarm and in need of life.  This does not mean we need to create a bunch of cheap grace, rock & roll churches.  But we do need to rethink how we […]

The Harvest

May 27, 2011


My two boys and I visited a public library today.  As my youngest and I sat in the Youth Room playing chess, I overheard an interesting conversation between a couple teenagers.  It sounded like they had recently started dating and were trying to figure each other out.  Their conversation quickly turned to religion.  The girl […]

Adventism, Mission Catalyst, and Church Planting

May 8, 2011


Awhile back I wrote an article about how the magazine Adventist Today is not really Adventist or at least has a lot of work to do to get back on track.  In the article I talked about how they were promoting an offshoot organization called Mission Catalyst.  Adventist Today published a letter that Ron Gladden […]

The World Is On Fire… What Will You Do?

May 3, 2011


Watch this video clip… Wow!  This video clip packs a powerful punch.  Millions of professed Christians sit on the sidelines as professional spectators when we should be answering the mission call.  Over the years I have worked with a number of churches that were stagnant or dying.  I tried my best to help awaken a […]

The Dangers of Pastoral Ministry

April 28, 2011


I have served as an Adventist minister for over six years.  In that time frame, I have had good and bad times.  Learning how to interact with and lead the Adventist “saints” has been a life changing experience. One thing I have learned is that “change” is a six letter, dirty word for most churches.  […]

Church Planting Our Future

July 30, 2010


Until we have a leader who will unite God’s end time church family, we need a firestorm of visitor-friendly, family-focused, spiritually-balanced, and mission-driven church plants.