Leaving on a plane to come back in about 2 hours.  This has been an amazing trip!  Usually when I go to a conference to learn more about Church and what we’re doing, I hear a lot of "good" messages and information, then maybe a great message, and then there’s that message that you realize,…

One of the big highlights for Connie and I when we come to Seattle is to spend time with our great friends David and Stephanie Pond!  They were a part of Living Word for about 3 years, then moved to Seattle 8 years ago.  Now they are both on staff at Christian Faith Center, as…

Connie and I are in Seattle this week at Casey and Wendy Treat’s Vision Conference.  Its’ been a blast so far!  Met up with Steve Kelly from Wave last night at dinner, as well as Zhenya and Vera Kasevich from Ukraine.  Jentzen Franklin ministered last night and this morning, and Casey ministered this morning as…

Here’s a question that was sent in to the Church website, and I thought that it would be good to address it here: You have taught about praying in the Spirit for a long time.  Well, I finally got it Praise God.  He has been working miracles in my life!   My question is this…

Last night we began a new 8 week connect group track, with several new classes.  One of the new classes offered is a beginner guitar class.  Here are some of the up and coming rockers…uh, I mean worshippers:Cimg0694_edited_2 Cimg0696 Cimg0697_edited

I love being a "pastor", because I love seeing people grow up in God over the course of their lives and find their destiny connected to His Church.  I love shepherding the same people year after year and watching them mature into what/who God plans for them to be.  that’s different than other 5-fold ministries…

Last Saturday morning the men of God gathered for our monthly men’s breakfast at Golden Corral.  God really blesses our time together, and this month was especially powerful as Micah taught that our best assets, unchecked, can become our biggest enemy.  Here are the notes: As men, our strengths can also be our biggest faults…

Lots to catch up on.  My Pastor Rob Sowell was here last weekend and taught about our spiritual DNA…or "Who’s Your Daddy?"  Great stuff: 1.  If we identify with Christ, we will act like Him. 2.To "identify" means to put yourself in another’s place…and we are to put ourselves in Jesus’ place as we identify…