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My Greatest Fears!
General / Personal Transformation

My Greatest Fears!

During my journey of discovery I have learned that many of my actions are dictated by fear. “Fear?” you might ask. -Yes I know. I was a bit surprised when I discovered this about myself as well. I have never considered myself to be a fearful person. However, as I unraveled the motives that play into my everyday life I found fear to be a central motivator. I would imagine that this would be no surprise to a well trained, well seasoned psychologist. Continue reading

What Some Christians Have in Common with the Ancient Greeks and Trojans
"The System" / General / Personal Transformation / Spiritual Abuse / The Church

What Some Christians Have in Common with the Ancient Greeks and Trojans

Am I writing a blog post that compares modern day christians to the pagan Greeks and Trojans who worshiped false mythological gods?  Why yes, I sure am. Last night, my wife and I watched the movie “Troy” for the fist time.   For various reasons, we are not typically drawn to movies like this, but … Continue reading

Why I Failed at Church Planting
General / Personal Transformation / The Church

Why I Failed at Church Planting

I planted a in church in 2006 that did not make it. I would not call the church plant a failure. God used the experience to grow me as well as others. He used our small church plant and the season that we spent together in profound life altering ways. I am very thankful for the life long relationships that were built during the six years that HealingPointe Community Church existed. -But in the end we closed the doors, we sold the building and we all moved on in life and ministry. Continue reading