Learning Discipleship Through the Eyes of Jesus

I spent this week with some of our staff at a conference in Atlanta. The past few days for me added to or confirmed with me part of an ongoing study I have about "what is the church?" I last posted about it here: What is the Church? 10 Things the Bible Says About the…

The Power of Words and the Wonder of God :: Review

Up for a quick book review today is a book called The Power of Words and the Wonder of God, which I finished up a few weeks ago. This small book (176 pages) was published back in September of 2009 by John Piper, Sinclair Ferguson, and Mark Driscoll come together with worship pastor Bob Kauflin,…

Maximum Impact Photos with Liz Murry to Kevin Carroll

It has been a while since my last post but I still wanted to post a few of my favorites from Maximum Impact.  It was a great event and I am glad I was able to be in Atlanta for the live simulcast location.  One of my favorite photo shoots of the afternoon ended up…

Confessions of a Pastor by Craig Groeschel :: Catalyst Photos

I wanted to post an update of the books that have made it to my read (or reading) list.  I was planning on reviewing each one but just ran out of time. Over several months prior to my official start of Seminary (a topic I haven't posted about yet, but will at some point) I…

The Longest Day as Catalyst West Coast Begins

I can't quite remember a day that lasted this long since my last trip to Las Vegas when we arrived at 2am after leaving Atlanta early in the morning.  Today at least I did arrive in the 3pm area but not it is 12:30am at home and I am just trying to process everything that…

Catalyst West Coast with Hillsong United Band

Many of you may know about the great conferences put on by the Catalyst folks, well this Wednesday is the big one, Catalyst West Coast.  Having been to the full multi-day conference in October (photos), I know this one is going to be a great time of learning and fellowship.  I feel privileged to have…

Top 10 Points Taken at NewSpring's Unleash Conference

At the end of last week I went to the Unleash Conference with most of the staff in our church. It was one of those days filled with so much information that you just want to run back toy our church and implement all at once when you can't even remember half of what was…

Top 10 Points Taken at NewSpring’s Unleash Conference

At the end of last week I went to the Unleash Conference with most of the staff in our church. It was one of those days filled with so much information that you just want to run back toy our church and implement all at once when you can't even remember half of what was…

Final Session Photos at NewSpring Unleash Conference

The final session of the Unleash Conference started with an unbelievable worship time and moved into Perry Noble talking about leadership in the church. He brought up some serious issues in the church and asked some tough questions. Who is with me? How often are we asking the question, am I pleasing God? How much…

Breakout Sessions and Lunch at NewSpring Unleash

We are now halfway through the day here at the Unleash Conference and I have moved into the next breakout session called Multi-site Campus and Technology. It has been a packed morning so far and I will update any photo only posts here with some commentary at a later date, but it has been a…