The Church Movie Theater

I love going to the movie theater! There is perhaps not another escape from the realities of a stress-filled life that soothes my soul more than inserting myself in someone else’s story. Think about it. We get to sit in a comfortable chair, facing a life-size screen, and we are invited into the stories of … Continue reading The Church Movie Theater

small is BIG…less is MORE

So what now? Christmas is over, the tree comes down, the decorations go back in the box, the lights come off the house, life goes back to normal? For many the climax of Christmas leaves them wanting. There is a buildup to the big morning where gift wrapping paper is thrown all over the living … Continue reading small is BIG…less is MORE

Going the Second Mile…or, Carrying A Pack Makes You Sweat

My friend Thomas Thompson, Lead Pastor of Pulpit Rock Church in Colorado Springs, recently gave a message called "The Second Mile" (watch it here). As I listened to Thomas' crafted presentation of Matthew 5, it occurred to me how symbolic verse 41 is of current missional church efforts. As many of us attempt to take … Continue reading Going the Second Mile…or, Carrying A Pack Makes You Sweat