Answers to Prayer

So I was praying last week and asking God for a miracle or two to confirm that he was really in this church planting effort of ours, and then on Sunday I asked the people there to pray specifically about two things. First, we needed the school board to approve our usage and specifically, we […]

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TEAMM Pastor’s Prayer Summit

Here in Lafayette, there is an association of ministers that is far more significant than some “ministerium” that many communities have where pastors of various churches get together to try to demonstrate some unity but never really get anything done. TEAMM is the Tippecanoe Evangelical Association of Ministers and Ministries which has a couple things […]

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Preaching in Crown Point

I just wanted to post something quickly to say that our time in Crown Point went really well on Sunday. Jen, the kids, and I all went up there Sunday morning and had a good time at the service. Afterward, Pastor Tony and his wife treated us to lunch at Portillo’s. It was a great […]

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Indiana Snowstorm

I thought some of you might be interested to see some pictures from our house of the Indiana snowstorm that hit us yesterday, so I’m posting them in a little gallery here http://jeffnjen.mikels.cc/~jeff/snowstorm_2007/. You should have seen the huge pile of snow that the snowplow left at the end of our driveway. I was out […]

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Switch To Sunday Morning

Two weeks ago, we switched our weekly gatherings to Sunday morning instead of Sunday night. There was one major motivating reason for doing so. As we move toward our public launch, we need to feel a strong sense of building momentum, and we just weren’t able to do that with the low attendance we had […]

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Tonight at the Skylight

All I can say is that God must like it when I’m working on the computer (sometimes) because tonight at the Skylight, I found out that one of the computers had a virus on it. I’ve worked on those computers before, so Kim told me I could take a look at it.

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Our Information Meeting

For the past month, we have been putting together marketing materials, soliciting donations, securing the location, and organizing the service. We passed out by hand maybe 800 invitation postcards and mailed about 100 to our mailing list. We put flyers up at local businesses, we sent out email invitations, and we talked about it to everyone we knew.

It ended up being a really good evening. Here are the details:

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