“NO” vs “YES”

“NO” vs “YES”

The scripture makes it clear that our priority should be pleasing God rather than people. If that is, indeed ,God’s will for me as a Church Starter, why is it so difficult to accomplish? Perhaps my greatest weakness is “people pleasing”. I desperately want the...

We WIN

Growing up in Kentucky, you are naturally introduced to the staple of our state. Every Kentuckian is familiar with Thoroughbred Horse racing, Kentucky Bourbon and Kentucky Basketball. Due to my status as a Baptist ministers kid, I was encouraged to gravitate towards...
Doing Nothing Isn’t Okay

Doing Nothing Isn’t Okay

I am reflecting today on the tragedy, which occurred earlier this week in Parkland, FL. It is unfathomable that these school-related tragedies keep occurring and innocent children keep dying while our leaders offer no legitimate or effective response. Some argue that...
Patience

Patience

Christmas is an exciting and busy season. There are deadlines that need to be met, gifts that need to be purchased right now and preparations that must be made in order to have the kind of Christmas we’ve come to expect. Our busy lives become even more hectic and...
Taking the Fear Out of Church Planting

Taking the Fear Out of Church Planting

No one told me, or if they did I didn’t listen, that church starting has the capacity to be an extremely frightening endeavor. I didn’t anticipate the sleepless nights, the fear of failure, the anxiety of who might show up or be a missing person on Sunday morning. I...