Join Us In Dublin!

Join Us In Dublin!

Would you like to make a difference in an amazing city? We are looking for people who would like to be part of beginning a missional community in the Clontarf area of Dublin. Our hope is to start missional communities throughout the city of Dublin, and across Ireland....
Sunday, Sunday, Sunday

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday

Over the next few weeks I’m planning a series of posts on some of the things we are thinking about as we move ahead with planting a church on Dublin’s Northside. It won’t be so much “here is what we are going to do,” as much as...

What We Are Dreaming

This was originally published over at DublinChurchPlant.com in 2012. Thought it might be helpful to repost. As we have spent time over the past 2 years dreaming about this new community and what it will look like, some key themes have risen to the top. This section...

Sundays

I’m still in need of some serious deprogramming. I was out for pints with a new friend last week and during the conversation, he asked, “What type of church do you work with?” That’s when my brain started spinning. While it should be a topic I love talking about, the...
Looking Back…September

Looking Back…September

It seems the month of September has been filled in on our calendar since May. Lots of important stuff going on. Wanted to take a few minutes to share some of the highlights from the past month before we move too far into October. My 9 Favourite Pictures From...
SEEK in a Pub

SEEK in a Pub

Okay…we are pretty excited! After months of planning, meeting people in Belfast and Dublin, and scouting out pubs around Clontarf, we have our first event planned and in place. Starting in September (next month!) we are hosting SEEK in a Pub. SEEK is an 8-week...

Elizabeth’s First Blog Post

Although my efforts to have her write something here in this space have yet to pay off, Elizabeth has written her first blog post over at GotIreland.com. I encourage you to stop over and give it a read.

5 Ways to More Quickly Adjust to a New City

In 2012 our family moved from Ithaca, NY (a college town of about 33,000 people) where we’d lived for 18 years to Dublin, Ireland. While Dublin is a very different place from Ithaca, it was a relatively smooth transition. In fact, Liz and I have both commented...
New Year’s Day Flooding

New Year’s Day Flooding

This morning I was getting ready to make breakfast for everyone, but needed to go out & buy some eggs (since last night’s egg nog used the last of them.) While driving along the coast, I noticed that the water looked higher than normal. I drove down a bit...

Your Last Chance for 1000 Years

I mentioned it in this month’s newsletter but wanted to add it here for those of you who are not subscribed yet. This Easter (April 20th) is a huge anniversary in Ireland…specifically in Clontarf. On Good Friday 1014, (yeah, that’ll be 1000 years ago), the High King...