Thus Sayeth the Lord…or maybe not

I spent too much of my life in churches where a person could use the phrase “Thus says the Lord,” and whatever followed would often carry the weight of scripture. When I was younger and less mature, I would go to conferences hoping that the person on stage would have...

Thus Sayeth the Lord….or maybe not

I spent too much of my life in churches where a person could use the phrase “Thus says the Lord,” and whatever followed would often carry the weight of scripture. When I was younger and less mature, I would go to conferences hoping that the person on stage would have...

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...
Recognising What Our Words Communicate

Recognising What Our Words Communicate

Like all fields or industries, church planting has its own vernacular…words and phrases that communicate in a quick and vivid manner. A couple of weeks ago over coffee with a friend he to referred to a time in the church planting process where a ‘bait and...

Grumpiness is not a Fruit of the Spirit

So, while we were traveling in Europe this summer, each one of us had things we had places we wanted to visit… Liz wanted to reconnect with family that she had not seen in 25 years.  Hannah wanted to visit Navan Fort, Erin wanted to go to Blarney Castle,...