Don’t Drift

As much as I love the summer months there is something problematic that takes place every year. What could be negative about summer after all the cold, gray rainy days we have had? Every summer, people get lost. I do not mean physically lost. What I see is people getting...
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Movement Creates Friction

  Leadership guru John Maxwell says; “Movement creates friction.” As much as we like progress, momentum and forward movement, it does have a tendency to create friction. It is the price of progress. Doing nothing, being stationary as an organization may not create friction...
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The Power of Collective Ordinary

Our culture is obsessed with the individual. Individual rights, individual feelings, individual accomplishments and let’s not forget an individual’s looks. We love individual celebrities and superstars. We elevate and value the apparent “self-made” man or woman. The culture of...
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Go Deep

One of the discouraging aspects of our modern life is our inability to detach from our electronics. I see this frequently. Whether I am at the Mall, on a plane, at a restaurant or even on vacation. People are not glued to each other, they are glued to their devices. Lisa and I...
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The Weariness of Leadership

Leadership is a wonderful thing. It is something to aspire to. It is something worth the effort growing in to. Leadership is a journey that produces a myriad of wonderful benefits. Leadership blesses the church. Leadership moves the Kingdom of God forward. The better the...
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Trust the Process

God loves the process. We love the final destination. God values the journey. We tend to value the end – result. Why do I make the distinction? If we do not understand how God works in our lives, we can find ourselves always frustrated with our current circumstances. My own...
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It Begins

The journey we have been on as a church family to purchase and remodel our current site has been a long and at times grueling grind. Your patience and encouragement has been nothing short of amazing. Foothills people are incredible! Now though, the waiting is over and it is time...
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Prayer is NOT Easy

What do I mean by this title? Anyone can throw up a quick prayer now and then. It’s not that difficult going through the motions of praying over your food. It seems fairly effortless bowing our heads in a church service. Making prayer an integral part of your life where you learn...
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