means.ends.

i believe that there is a coming crisis to the church in america. it is not a crisis of identity, or theology, or even a crisis of relevance. i believe that this crisis is something more subtle, more understated, and more entrenched than most would admit. as i look around the christian landscape that i…

on.perception.

take a look at the image above. what do you see? do you see a duck facing to the left or a rabbit facing to the right? this, one of the most famous optical illusions, is a great illustration of one of the most fundamental truths about the human experience: perception dictates what we understand…

do better.

in this second installment of my personal ethos and standard that i am holding my teams at Rock Church to i am covering the part that hits home most for me. through my life experiences and revelation from the Lord about who i am meant to be my personal mission statement was birthed. this part…

be better.

over the next several days i will be posting several blogs revolving around the my personal ethos and the standard by which i ask my teams at rock church to operate. this ethos is born out of years of mistakes and triumphs and serves as the anthem that drives how i do what i do.…

this friday is truly good

on the way to church for wednesday night fun my five year old, roman, asked my if i knew why it is called “good friday.” now i am used to startling insightful questions and statements from my kids, but this struck me in a genuine and unexpected way. after answering in the dadliest way i…