Church Planting with Baby Jesus

Church Planting with Baby Jesus

I spent this evening at a talk by Ed Stetzer in Boston on church planting in New England. While there were many things he had to say that were helpful and illuminating for me (I mean, what do I know? I just became a Red Sox fan…), one aspect of what he said...
I’m a Red Sox fan now… for Jesus.

I’m a Red Sox fan now… for Jesus.

Now that we live in the fine city of Manchester, we’re choosing to become Red Sox fans. I know, I know: Does one merely choose such a major aspect of their life? Isn’t one born a fan? Or is one nurtured into fandom? What does it say about my sincerity of...
Take up his cross daily

Take up his cross daily

The reality is, the transitions of the last year have been hard. We’ve moved three times, lived in three basements, and have one move still to come (which, Lord willing, will be the last for a while). We’ve had an addition to our family that still doesn’t sleep...
Deniers in resolution

Deniers in resolution

We moved out of our house this past weekend. The house Owen learned to walk in. The house we’ve hosted countless friends in. The house we’ve laughed in and cried in as a family. The house we’ve loved. We’ve left it. I like to say that we’re now “Officially on...