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…

Sorry it’s taken me so long to blog…Friday Connie and I went to Valley Word Ministries in Roanoke to teach a great team of leaders there.   Pastors Eddie and Debbie Crabtree have a great group of leaders!  I taught two sessions: one on focus, and the other on diligence.  It was great to see the…

Micah Caronna is by far my favorite teacher on leadership.  My concern for Living Word is that we take him for granted, not realizing how much we could learn from him.  This past Tuesday night he taught at our monthly "leadership update" on "How To Accomplish The Impossible".  Here are the notes: * The technology…