Yesterday was a double-whammy celebration: Mother’s Day and my twelfth wedding anniversary. God continuously reminds me how He’s blessed our family with an amazing mom and wife, so I decided to share with Christin over the past twelve days some of those thoughts through a Twelfth Anniversary Countdown listing what I love about her… and I want you to know what I love most about Christin. Warning: this could be considered sappy. Read More…
Today I was reflecting on how our personal stories fit in God’s bigger story a.k.a the Biblical meta-narrative. I came across this quote from H. Stephen Shoemaker, the author of Godstories:
Our lives must find their place in some greater story or they will find their place in some lesser story.
This led me to two questions:
- Do most followers of Jesus really know God’s bigger story from scripture?
- Do we see how our individual stories belong in the context of His story?
Last week I and five other guys traveled to Orlando for the Exponential Church Planting Conference. With pioneers from ministries like 3DM, Soma, and Adullam leading workshops, and some unexpected challenges from unexpected leaders, we drank from spiritual fire hydrant. Read More…
I’ve finally posted some pics of Rick’s baptism on Easter Sunday. Rick is a Army veteran and resident of Burlington’s Old North End who became a follower of Jesus earlier this year. We’re excited about what God is doing in Rick’s life and believe his story is the beginning of many other stories.