Great Weekend… Or Not?

This is just a quick post to say that I had a really fun weekend on one hand and a really bad weekend on the other. At T.G.I. Friday’s (where I just started to work part-time as a waiter), I had a section of two tables only, but in the brief couple hours of lunch, […]

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150?

What an incredible day! Last Sunday was our Grand Opening service as a church and I am excited to report that we had between 140-150 people there. We never got an accurate count, but this is how we came up with those numbers: 24 Elementary School Kids 6 Babies in the Nursery 9 Children’s Ministry […]

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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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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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We have a house!

I’m just posting this as a quick note to all of you who care… We have a new house! This morning at 9:30, we signed the final paperwork to close on our new house. There still are some things the builder is doing to put the finishing touches on it, but we have started moving […]

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Time in Crown Point went well

Jen and I had a good time at Hillside Community Church in Crown Point this past weekend. They were having their missions conference this month, and I was the featured guest this weekend. Since their theme was “His passion, our purpose; his purpose, our passion,” I dealt with the question of what was the number […]

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Wisdom for selecting a home

It turns out that one of the men from the Pondside group is actually the President / CEO of Lafayette Savings Bank! It’s amazing how God works things out. I gave him a call, he had someone call me and in about 30 minutes this morning, Jen and I were “easily” approved for at least […]

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Prayer Update

Hello, All of you know at this point that we are on our way to Lafayette, IN in the near future and hopefully most of you have received a full prayer update in your regular mail box at home—if not please respond to this and let me know and I’ll make sure you get one […]

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September’s Tuesday Fast

For the past two months, I have been taking the first Tuesday as a day for fasting and prayer. I’ve tried to do it with food and have gotten so distracted that I’ve messed up both times. This month (tomorrow) I’ll be fasting from computer / TV / radio use. If you think of me, […]

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