Teaching and Preaching: What’s the Difference?

Brothers and sisters, preach the gospel as though you’ve been in the fires yourself. Preach truth to your own heart, your neighbors, your church, your co-workers and your family. Be a herald of the grace you received, through which God declared you righteous by faith in His Son, Jesus.

Church Planting: A Shaping Matter

The house is under contract, there are packing boxes everywhere, the moving truck is booked and it’s all coming together now. I’m planting a Church; New City Church in Bath, Maine, to be exact. My family, together as a team, is planting a Church and we see God’s fingerprints all over it. This does notContinue reading “Church Planting: A Shaping Matter”

Three Things I Do Know About Church Planting (Though I Have Much to Learn)

Since revealing the news that I’m going to be planting a Church I’ve been asked several times, “How does that even work?” “Do you even have a building yet?” “Who will come?” Now, part of me wants to tell them all the answers as if I know exactly how it’s going to work. I mean,Continue reading “Three Things I Do Know About Church Planting (Though I Have Much to Learn)”

Faith That Effects Our Children

We sat our children down for lunch and told them what God was calling us to do. “God is telling us to move back to Maine and plant a Church” I said. My wife and I have three Children. Their ages are twelve, ten and eight. That’s old enough to be deeply affected by suchContinue reading “Faith That Effects Our Children”