Tag Archives: Church Planting

The Power of Form

I was working on an upcoming episode of our Church Planter Academy video training when I began thinking about the difference proper form makes.  When it comes to archery (I am a bow hunter), form is essential to making a … Continue reading

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Going into Training

I have been reading a book by Bear Grylls  called “Survival Guide for Life”.  Bear details many different short, pithy statements that he practices as he walks through life.  I read one today that resonated with something that Ignite does … Continue reading

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Developing a Farm System

The Chicago Cubs are 2-0 to start the season and after last season, the expectations are sky-high on the north side.  When first hired by the team as the president of baseball operations, Theo Epstein did a complete overhaul of … Continue reading

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A New Church Launches

Before and after stories can be very inspiring.  Above, you see the before and after pictures from RiverStone Christian Church, which launched on Sunday in Oregon, IL.  The picture on the left was a part of a virtual prayer walk … Continue reading

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Working the Process

Five weeks ago, we welcomed our first granddaughter into our family. She has now put on almost two pounds and her doctor says that she is progressing nicely. Thinking about how children grow, caused me to begin thinking about the … Continue reading

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Voodoo Days in Planting

I spent time on vacation recently in western Illinois. While there, I helped my brother in law (who is a farmer) load his corn planter prior to planting one of his fields. Later in the day, as we talked about … Continue reading

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The Benefits of a Coach

I just finished a coaching session with my coach and afterwards, a verse from Proverbs came to mind:  “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another”.  (Proverbs 27: 17)  I greatly appreciated the session today as we talked about … Continue reading

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