Archive for November, 2008

Church Planter’s Assessment

November 29, 2008

My wife and I are getting ready to head up to Atlanta Sunday for our assessment to be church planters with the Association of Related Churches. We are so excited to be teaming up with such a great organization who has a passion to plant life-giving churches all throughout the U.S. We have taken all of our personality profiles and sent in video messages to prepare for these two days of assessment. Please be praying for Shayla and I as we go through interviews and different tests to assess our readiness and fit to be church planters with the ARC.


In a pit with a lion on a snowy day

November 29, 2008

I have been reading this book, “In a pit with a lion on a snowy day” by Mark Batterson. It is totally rocking my world. He asks this question, “Are you living a life that is worth telling stories about?” This question just brought me to my knees with the thought of what God was doing in my own life. I had to thank God that He has given Shayla and I this vision to step out of the realm of certainty and into the realm of the unknown. We know that it is in that place of fear, adversity and reckless abandon for following God that the life that Batterson asks about will be our own. It will be filled with amazing stories of lives being changed, marriages restored and hearts being rendered back to the Father. I know that God is moving in unbelievable ways to set up Coastal Community Church to impact the Ft. Lauderdale area for Christ like never before.