Archive | Churches

02 February 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Mark Driscoll

On Nightline.01.28.09 Say what you want about the guy.I must confess.I dig the dude.

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18 September 2008 ~ 6 Comments

Hotseat Post #4

Slowly but surely, I promise, they are coming! Let’s see…how how about we tackle the rest of Bet’s questions. What is your theory on Lost? Seriously, I’m not one who sits and really tries to come up with theories on it.  I just watch and enjoy, but of course I am trying to figure out […]

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26 May 2008 ~ 3 Comments

Imago Dei Community

While visiting Portland, I was most looking forward to visiting Kari’s church here, Imago Dei.  It may sound familiar to you as the home church of author Donald Miller or the church that birthed the Advent Conspiracy movement. I love going to different churches to learn, get ideas, be inspired, and of course, worship without […]

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25 April 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Cultural Creatives: Part 3

OK.  Last post about the talk from Earl Creps this past week.To get caught up, check out the last two posts in this series. So here is what the question that his talk really left me pondering.  It ended with the idea that to be an organization that reaches the creative class, determine the barriers […]

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24 April 2008 ~ 2 Comments

Cultural Creatives: Part 2

Yesterday I shared some notes from a session with Earl Creps on reaching cultural creatives as a church.  If you missed that, feel free to scroll down and check it out. One of the things the Earl mentioned that stuck out to me was their desire to contribute to the community they are a part […]

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22 April 2008 ~ 8 Comments

Cultural Creatives: Part 1

So, as I mentioned before, I’m currently out in Sacramento for our annual District Council.  Truth is, it’s mostly a bunch of business meeting…not that exciting.  On top of that, the truth is, the Assemblies is kinda a new world to Rachel and I, a new culture, so we don’t always feel like we fit […]

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01 April 2008 ~ 1 Comment


I have lots of stuff bouncing around in my head to post, but just been too busy or too wiped to get to it this past weekend.  I’ll catch up soon. In the meantime, though, I saw this video over at the Life Church blog.  What a phenomenal idea!  You gotta check this out: I […]

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17 October 2007 ~ 9 Comments

Are You A Pentecostal?

Filmed live at Christian Life Center…in Stockton: Thought it was over at 4:55, didn’t ya? I don’t think we’ll be singing that anytime soon.Although I wouldn’t mind worshipping with them sometime.They be havin fun, eh?

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09 September 2007 ~ 5 Comments

Visit To Vintage Faith

My first and only trip to Santa Cruz before beginning to dialog with CLC was a trip up with David Trotter almost three years ago to visit Vintage Faith Church.  You can see what he wrote back then here.  At that point, Vintage Faith was just starting out as a new church and meeting at […]

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02 July 2007 ~ 1 Comment

Mad Church Disease

There’s a pretty big issue in a number of churches today.  Ive seen it.  I’ve experienced it.  I continue to see others experience it.  It’s called burnout. Why do I bring this up?  Well, some of you may be familiar with a fellow blogger and author, Anne Jackson.  I recently learned that she is in […]

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