November 22, 2017

Church, Happy Thanksgiving! I am all about Thanksgiving week! Here are a few ideas to increase our thankfulness:
Take time today through Sunday (and longer if you’d like!) to be thankful for the following:
Thank God for your salvation - that Jesus died in your place and paid the penalty for your sin...

November 8, 2017

Church, I am at a church planters' retreat in Quebec City, Canada. Among this great group of leaders are some of our former apprentices from Europe as well as the Shaws from Denver. It's great to be with them and laugh and cry with them...

November 1, 2017

Church, can you believe that it is November already? Thanksgiving is happening this month! That is always such a great time to remember all the blessings that we have received from Jesus...

October 25, 2017

Church, I pray that you are full of love and joy today. I find that when I choose joy my day is so much better! When I choose love I walk in God’s presence and experience such great peace with God and with others. I am not saying that there are no corresponding problems that we face, rather, that we face them with love and joy...

October 18, 2017

Church, I pray that you are encouraged in Jesus today. As part of our SHAPE Bible reading and journaling today we read Psalm 104:1, “Let all that I am praise the LORD”. I stopped, rested and reflected on this verse. The question I asked Jesus to speak to me was...

October 11, 2017

Church, I pray that you are encouraged in Jesus today. This weekend the book of Exodus takes us to the story of the people of Israel leaving Egypt and seeing the miracle of the parting of the Red Sea and crossing over on dry ground...

October 4, 2017

Church, let’s be praying for the people who were wounded in the Las Vegas shooting that their lives are spared and they heal physically and emotionally. Let’s be praying for the families and friends who lost loved ones, that God fills them with peace. Let’s be praying for the peace and unity of our country...

September 27, 2017

Church, I am excited this Sunday to look at our God-given destiny, our call from God to live in the light of the cross of Jesus and change the world for Him. God created you in His image with a purpose to live your life out loud for His glory where you live, work, or go to school...

September 20, 2017

Church, this Sunday we are celebrating LIVE THE MISSION as we hear about what God is doing Locally, Nationally, and Globally! We are excited about what God is doing as He draws people to Himself in our valley, state, country, and world. We will experience a whole weekend of Living the Mission....