In 2001, while planning to graduate from college and go off to seminary, God changed our plans and redirected us to West Africa. As a newly married couple we set out for Burkina Faso to work among the Dagaara people, a people group who were predominantly unreached by the gospel of Jesus Christ. We graduated,…Read more Overwhelmed & grateful
A hero is one who goes above and beyond to accomplish something fairly extraordinary. Life is filled with a variety of heroes, and my life is no different. One of the things I am regularly aware of is the value of influential men and women in my life. I am, without question, a product of…Read more Heroes of the Great Midwest
Thanks to the good folks at LifeWay, I have two free registrations for the simulcast of Exponential 2012. Exponential as an inspiring vision "To see an expanding number of movements of healthy reproducing faith communities". Featuring one of the most significant Christian conferences offered on an annual basis, this year's Exponential featured speakers like Wayne…Read more Go to Exponential…for free…from home
This article was first posted at Baptist21.com. It is the first installment of a multi-person discussion on the value of multi-site church development. Multisite Mistake? The current trend among fast growing, effective churches, is to multiply their efforts through the establishment of multiple campuses. The expansion of multi-site churches has moved from the realm…Read more Multi-site Mistake?
If you are planning to attend the SBC in Orlando, you really need to make plans to be at the Baptist21 luncheon and panel discussion. This event last year was one of the most significant highlights of the whole week, in my opinion, and this year looks to be significantly better. The guys over at…Read more Baptist21 Panel @ SBC Orlando
After a bit of time working to convert the video and get it uploaded we are finally beginning to have conferences sessions available for online viewing. The first video we uploaded was from Dr. Bob Roberts as he speaks on engaging a flat world. It was tremendous, as usual, and I'd really encourage you to…Read more One21 – Dr. Bob Roberts