The Ambiguity of Missional Community Formation

“We have no clue what we’re doing.” Stupid statement to repeat (over and over again) when you’re trying to get people to understand what a missional community is.  Really dumb when you want people to understand that you’re starting an actual church, not a cult. The statement didn’t sit well with those who cared for…

The Day We Moved

Unreal didn’t describe it. We’d lived in the house since our marriage day. Newborns brought home from the hospital to the house. Lots of pacing the hall at night. Countless deep discussions and passionate disagreements! Exquisite meals. Rugged and sweet friendships. Scorching weeks and tears. Unquenchably enthusiastic celebrations. All in the house. The house was…

The Answer To Ferguson

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. (1 Peter 2) Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. Do not repay evil for evil…

So, We Had This Idea: #Converge365

So, this is a fun idea that I’m excited about! Our team has been working on it for nearly a year! It’s going to be a remarkable collision that ultimately results in unification around a mission. Converge 365 from NC Baptist on Vimeo.

Interview with Michael Reeve

  Last Friday, Michael Reeve released his book “Every Single One,” about collegiate ministry.  I was grateful to have the opportunity to sit with him this week and discuss some of his thoughts about stealing students, churches stepping up to the plate, and truly caring for college students.  While Mike and I have had a…