Pastoring a church in the United States in the 21st century is a much different endeavor than it was as recently as even 15 years ago. The rapid changes is technology, the growth of other worldviews in the fabric of the United States, and the ever-increasing distance between normalcy including the attendance of church on […]Read More Where Pastors Should Focus: Why People Attend Church
Keeping up with the Willows, the Northpoints, then Saddlebacks. The Church has its own version of “keeping up with the Joneses”. And it usually looks like keeping up with the mega church down the street. Unfortunately, that mentality is often what drives the decisions we make in our churches. “Is Northpoint doing that? We gotta […]Read More Why Media is Important for the Church?
How do you prefer your worship service? I have been leading worship at Abundant Life for nine years. The sound for the weekly service is always a topic of discussion for me. As a media professional, it is always a frustration that I cannot be in the sound booth and on the stage at the […]Read More Jesus never used a Countryman Microphone
I’ve been accused of over-thinking things and certainly overdoing things. Many people have made comments along the lines of “You are the most busy person I know.” When I was roughly 15 years old, I decided I wanted to create a maze using graph paper. I did. It ended up being roughly 54 pages taped […]Read More I’m kinda simple