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I am pretty excited about something! So I’m sharing with you what happened to our Ascent family recently—God used us to be generous church!

Read the story below: Continue Reading…


Ephesians 2:10 prompts the question:

“How has God uniquely created me to be a good neighbor and to love others?”

There are probably several answers I have to this question, and so do you. Continue Reading…

Photo Credit: Mupfel80 via Pixabay

Photo Credit: Mupfel80 via Pixabay


So. A couple of weeks ago, I started thinking about how I should disrupt my daily routine and intentionally take some time to love someone I am not relationally connected to or could benefit from in any selfish way. Continue Reading…

What’s on my mind this morning:

– I’m so thankful that I get to be the pastor of Ascent Christian Church
– I really love preaching.
– And I really love preaching through our current series–I believe it will have a huge impact on our church. Continue Reading…

I know this video has been around for a while, but I thought I’d share it again with you.

So take a few moments and reflect on the message of this video… Are you being the church or doing church?

Photo Credit: Charlie Foster, Unsplash

Photo Credit: Charlie Foster, Unsplash


“The simpler you make things, the richer the experience becomes.” – Steve House (Alpinist/Mountain Guide)

I wonder why so many times I make things so complicated, especially relationships. Don’t get me wrong, I know there is nothing simplistic about people and relationships. That’s not the point I’m trying to make. What I’m thinking about is my response to the complexity in relationships. Continue Reading…

Image is everything web logo1I’ve been kind of dwelling on this “image is everything” thing this past week.

I had a conversation with a friend the other day where we talked about things that really matter to God. What we both came to an agreement on was the fact that churches and “we” Christians sometimes put more value into causes, programs, movements, pioneering, and innovation rather than dwelling with HIM. I think this is because all of these things whether good or bad give us a better image or appear to entice excitement and mass numbers. In many ways in the church we have bought into the lie that “image is everything.” Continue Reading…