So this happened last night in England. I was eating a burger in a restaurant in Birmingham, UK with a friend from Budapest. I was just relaxing. Ready to head back to the States after speaking for three days at a NewForms Gathering for leaders around Europe. The restaurant was pretty full. We were packed into a […]
Sometimes you just gotta show up. I spent this week in Watts. Watts is a neighborhood in Los Angeles often associated with crime, the historic riots, and gang activity. It’s also a cultural crossroads in L.A. with some amazing people I now call friends. Several friends came from around L.A. and out of state to […]
Some church planting trainings I’ve done produced no lasting fruit. Some have produced fourth-generation disciples and churches. What makes the difference?
Fall 2000 I sat in the small living room of the student residence hall. It was dark and dingy, smelling slightly like a paradoxical mix of locker rooms and A and F Cologne. I’d met a student athlete in the parking lot and we were now here in his room. I’d had the chance […]