Category Archives: Partnership Opportunities

Being Open to Input

Each day this month, we are praying together during our Fueling the Fire prayer initiative. These daily praye times have covered a variety of topics: different counties in Chicagoland, for the city of Chicago, expanded vision for Ignite and for … Continue reading

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Opened Eyes

Sometimes it’s difficult to see opportunities that are present.  Such was the case last Wednesday night when listening to the Deputy General from the Filipino Consulate speak at the Filipino American Christian Convention.  He welcomed all who were in attendance … Continue reading

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A New Model for Planting Begins

Something new began today and I am stoked!!  For several years, I have been dreaming, talking about and planning toward a model for church planting that can lead to the multiplication of new churches across Chicagoland.  The model:  gathering a … Continue reading

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A Visit to Lifeline in Algonquin

A couple of weeks ago, I spoke at a church in McHenry County.  Arriving in the area a little early and driving right past the Brunswick Zone where Lifeline Christian Church meets, I decided to stop by.  I entered the … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead

Before traveling to a meeting in a new location, I often look at Mapquest to find the best route toward my destination.  I also have a mapping program on my cell phone and a detailed map of Chicagoland in my … Continue reading

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Feeling the Weight: Church Planters

Everyone starting a new church understands the “weight” present in each planting scenario.  The weight begins to drop on the planter and family with the move to a new location, it increases with the need of quickly developing a launch … Continue reading

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Feeling the Weight: Leadership

To stay in shape, I try to lift weights three times a week.  Our workout routine usually begins with lighter weights and then progresses to the heaviest we can lift.  The end of the heavy set is where it becomes … Continue reading

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