Whether you are a brand new church planter with a dream to change the world or a seasoned ministry veteran with decades of experience, these posts will help you articulate what you've always felt deep within you.
Okay, you all know I’m no stranger to controversy. This may be the most controversial podcast I’ve ever done. I find that sad to be honest. The church is often on the wrong side of social justice issues, as it was in the 1960s. There’s hope though. I find more hope coming from church planting…Read More →
In 2013, I wrote a little book called Church Zero. It was punchy, humorous, and 1st Century. It got 109 reviews (85% of them 4 or 5 stars). Today, I received notice that Zondervan has formally accepted my manuscript for my next book REACHING THE UNREACHED: Becoming Raiders of a Lost Art.Read More →
I sat transfixed as addicts, ex-cons, and formerly homeless people shared their testimonies of how Jesus had changed their lives. It was the five year anniversary of the church I’d planted in urban Long Beach. Most of the people in the room didn’t know who I was anymore. God was continuing to move forward as…Read More →
It’s not often that I get to interview my “boss”. Now that I’ve gone corporate, I’ve got a few bosses per se, but Kevin Ezell is the reason that I wanted to work with NAMB training church planters. I talk about why in the podcast. We were privileged to sit down with man who may not…Read More →
Many of you know that I’m the co-host of the Church Planter Podcast from Church Planter Magazine. Today I talk about what most people miss when they discuss planting multi-ethnic church plants. You can actually be fostering segregation if you’re not careful. Having the goal in mind is a game changer, but do you know…Read More →
Most Christians think that they don’t like evangelism. It’s one of our greatest myths. I know it’s a myth because the Holy Spirit’s business on earth is to magnify Jesus and convict the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment. Because God’s Spirit dwells within us, there has to be a better explanation for why most Christians…Read More →