God’s upside-down economy

Yesterday was not a great day for Wall Street, but it was a great day for our new church.  After Congress failed to pass the proposed bailout plan, the markets responded with the largest single-day point drop in history for the Dow Jones industrial average.  So why was this a...

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Doing double-duty

As we all prepare to move west and begin this venture, life is fun but complex. All of us are still working in our respective jobs at NP, and doing what we can at night or on weekends to focus attention on Denver and staying connected with the core contingency...

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What are our distinctives?

In a recent comment on our blog, Paul asked us to share what our distinctives would be to differentiate us from other churches in the area.  A reasonable question.  So why didn’t I just post the distinctives and move on?  Why have I been thinking about this the last couple...

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“Get More Info” form is working again

A big thanks to Sharla Costelow who let us know through our blog that the  ‘Get More Info‘ form wasn’t working correctly.  I did some website updates over the weekend that messed the form up.  Unfortunately that happened before I posted some links to the site on Facebook, so anyone...

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First elder board meeting

Now I’m not sure what your impression of elder board meetings may be.  I can’t imagine they’re all that glamorous. In fact, I’m guessing some of you have been to rather boring “bored” meetings before. But, I have to say, I was looking forward to our first one. And the...

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Amazing!!

So, Janis and I put our house on the market last Monday morning about 10 am. Given the current market conditions, we were preparing for the long haul…constantly lowering the price, keeping the house clean, figuring out what to do with the kids when someone wanted to come over and...

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A great send-off

Last weekend will go down as one of my fondest “farewell moments” around North Point.  I had a great opportunity to share a little about the vision for the new church in Denver with about 800 people at North Point Ministries’ (NPM) Singles Labor Day Retreat.  My good friend Joel...

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Our recent trip

About a week ago, we all traveled out to Denver with our wives (sans kids!) to explore the area. Here are a few highlights: Weather: good and bad. Good, because the first day we were there was an amazing 75 degrees, sunny, and dry–typical Denver summer beauty. A wonderful change...

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