Tag: Mound

A Church Is Born!

After a full two years since Keri and I began this church planting journey with God, we celebrated the official launch, or Grand Opening, of MainStreet Covenant Church this Sunday at The Gillespie Center. What a joyful, energetic, Spirit-filled celebration it was. We had 180 people attend, and […]

A Look Back: Revolution 2006

Here’s a blast from the past.  This article published in the local Mound Paper — The Laker — describes the philosophy behind the Revolution teen ministry I launched and led (2005-07). We hope MainStreet launches strong so we can re-launch a dynamic youth ministry like Revolution able to […]

A Thanksgiving Letter

Dear MainStreet friends, On the eve of Thanksgiving 2011, Keri and I have much to be thankful for. The past year has been perhaps the most difficult and most satisfying year of our lives.  One year ago, I was unemployed and scrambling to raise seed money to start […]

Next Generation Leaders

I admit, I have a special place for ministering to and with college aged / young adults.  One of the greatest blessings of planting a new church in Mound is that we have Crown College, an evangelical Christian school just a few miles away.  Last fall we had […]

NEHEMIAH 3: More than Monotonous

At first glance, Nehemiah chapter 3 is a monotonous list of random people doing seemingly mundane tasks (e.g., “So and so repaired such and such gate, putting in the doors and hinges…”).  Yet, digging deeper we find a beautiful picture of an entire community — local families, business […]