Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Year Ahead

First Church, A few weeks ago I gave you a summary of the ministry of 2016. We celebrated many of the ways that we are seeing God move among us and also acknowledged those areas where we still need to grow. Having looked at the year behind, it is just as important to look forward…

Pray

First Church, For many years it has been a part of the DNA of First Church to Invite, Teach, and Send in order to see lives transformed in Jesus Christ.  And this is certainly “right.”  These practices are clearly exemplified in scripture as key practices to see lives transformed and to build God’s kingdom.  These…

Home Sweet Home

We bought a house! Since getting married, Elizabeth and I have stayed in a single room apartment and, needless to say, we are excited about this next step in our lives. Now, I certainly have a new appreciation for how expensive things are. I was, let’s say… shocked… to find out how expensive carpet is! We…

Ministry Overview of 2016

First Church, One of the blessings and challenges that we face at First Church is properly communicating all that God is doing at First Church. Because First Church is as large and vibrant as it is, it is difficult to convey everything that is going on. To help communicate exactly what God IS doing among…

Don’t Miss It

First Church, Although we are still a number of weeks away from it, I want to put the date of February 11, 2017 on your radar. This will be an incredibly exciting and important day for us as a church.  If you have been a part of First Church for a while you may remember…