Longing For Belonging

Longing For Belonging

A feeling of community, elusive though it may be, can be an immense blessing to a church starter. In our journey to establish and build Mosaic Fellowship, finding that sense of community, both internal and external, came slowly. In the early months, when we couldn’t...
Creating a Family

Creating a Family

The calendar year ending was not a time of reflection for me. I’m a bi-professional church starter, a middle school teacher, so the calendar year ending just meant I was halfway through the school year – a time of looking forward to finishing the school year strong....
It’s the Little Things

It’s the Little Things

I’m sure there are church starters for whom the whole process rumbles along smoothly, with momentous events coming one after another like big waves off Waikiki. They start the whole process with a large committed core group sent from a supportive parent church, their...
Lord, Give Me Patience

Lord, Give Me Patience

I used to consider myself a fairly patient person. After all, I used to teach ninth and tenth graders and I currently teach seventh grade – if that doesn’t demonstrate patience I don’t know what does. And then I became a church starter. Not with just any kind of...