Adapting to the Call

Adapting to the Call

When I started the Forum Christian Church, it was really just a church of five: my wife, three kids, and me. The church had no other Christians. Rather, it was filled with folks who had never been to church, stopped going to church, knew God, didn’t know God,...
Where to Worship?

Where to Worship?

Finding space for a church worship service can be a challenge. I’ve experienced this first hand over the last three months as my church, The Forum, has tried time and again to find a space that resides within our parameters that is uniquely us. Beyond finding a...
A Reflection on the Apostle Peter and Church Starting

A Reflection on the Apostle Peter and Church Starting

Every year of a church start looks drastically different than the previous, and I find that as the church changes, so do the people. As we slowly upgrade our music equipment, church curriculum, and website, so too do our skills, gifts, and callings change and mold as...
A Priesthood of All Believers

A Priesthood of All Believers

“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light” 1 Peter 2:9 It isn’t very often that I open up the...
Being a Forgiving Church

Being a Forgiving Church

I started a church with two groups of otherwise drastically different people: church first-timers and first-time is a long-timers. So, from the onset, our church has seen everything in our people from theological blank slates to 4-5 point Calvinism, from the most...