5 Reasons I’m Excited That We’re Starting Another Worship Gathering

Four years ago we set out to start a church that would join Jesus in building Redemption City with the gospel—a city where everyone is redeemed, every aspect of life is redeemed, because it is completely centered on the Redeemer (Rev. 21-22). We’ve given our lives to connecting people to Jesus and growing people in […]

Life After Your Short Term Mission Trip

12 Insights Worth Remembering - Part 2 of 2

Life after a mission trip can be difficult, especially when it was your first trip. It’s difficult to make sense of what you just saw while handling all of the responsibilities that have piled up. But with a little forethought, life after your mission trip can be a powerful, life-changing season. I’m praying that God […]

Life After Your Short Term Mission Trip

12 Insights Worth Remembering - Part 1 of 2

I love “mission trip meals.” Not so much for the actual food, as much fun as that can be, but to watch the way team members respond to the “exotic” meals placed before them. These meals aren’t the kind that you’ll find at Whole Foods or any other American restaurant. They are, shall we say, […]

4 Ways Every Christian Can Join Jesus’ Evangelistic Mission

Everyday Evangelism For Every Christian

I know a lot of Christians who wish they were more evangelistic. They long for the day when they’ll experience the great joy of leading someone to Christ. They hunger to be like the Apostles and the early church who saw unbelievers from all walks of life give their lives to Christ. The desire to […]

When You Feel Dead On The Inside – Part 2

10 Actions Every Struggling Christian Should Take

It wasn’t the first time I’d heard it. “I feel dead on the inside.” This sentence, or some variation of it, has come up more often than I thought it would in my time as a pastor. It’s voiced by new Christians and seasoned Christians alike. I’ve said it. Somewhere along the way a person’s […]

When You Feel Dead On The Inside – Part 1

10 Questions Every Struggling Christian Should Answer

It wasn’t the first time I’d heard it. In fact, it was something I’d been told quite a bit as a pastor. “I feel dead on the inside.” It’s voiced by new Christians and seasoned Christians alike. I’ve said it a surprising amount of times. You don’t see it coming typically. It seems to just […]