Developing a Growing Core Team

Developing a Growing Core Team

There is a certain learning curve to starting a new church. Among the pastoral work that most church starters desire to do, starting a new church requires executing on a bevy of tasks that may lie outside of the starter’s wheelhouse of skills. One of these tasks...
Flying while Building

Flying while Building

One of the analogies I keep hearing around church starting is that you are flying a plane and trying to build it at the same time. After nearly three years in the fray at Forum Church, I couldn’t agree more. Here’s three things to think about as God calls...
Feeling Out Faith

Feeling Out Faith

For the better part of a year, my church, Forum Church, has been trying to address this issue of consumerism that so plagues the church in America. We’ve been asking as a church, “How do we move from consumer to producer?” or better put, “How do we live missionally...
Making Disciples who Make Disciples

Making Disciples who Make Disciples

One of our major focuses at The Forum Christian Church over the last year has been centered around the question, “How do we make disciples who make disciples?” I asked this question openly to myself a year ago, pondering over Jesus’s command in...
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,...