Several years have gone by since my family lived in Chattanooga, TN, but I still think of it often. Chattanooga is an interesting city, with a made over downtown that is teeming with art, culture, and good food. Chattanooga, like many other places, is still trying to find an identity[…]
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Peachtree and Pine is a bit of a notorious corner in downtown Atlanta, primarily because of the homeless shelter—by the same name—that occupies it. Walking alongside homeless men, women, and families has been part of Renovation’s story (and mine) since our pre-launch community service beginnings, but moving to our new[…]
Leadership and suffering are synonymous. That’s not exactly true, but it’s mostly true. I’m convinced after nearly 14 years of ministry, planting Renovation Church, and leading in various other capacities, that in order to be a great leader you must endure trial and suffering. Consider Paul, arguably one of the[…]
Most days I leave before my family wakes, and there are a few that I have returned when both of my girls were already asleep. It is ridiculous to go an entire day and not see the people who matter most to you…even in the name of the mission of[…]
Sleep Sun Solitude Sabbath Sex Sweat Sustanance -Steve Childers, GCA- Any thoughts on this?
…Men who bring no men to God? Prophets whose words are powerless Sowers who’s seed all whithers Fishers who take in no Fish Soldiers who give no wounds Are these God’s men?-C.H. Spurgeon This gripped me…thought I would share it. If you are a minster of the gospel, I hope[…]