For some time now, I have been wondering exactly what my role should be during this time of transition in our church. My wife and I are planning to move to Lafayette, Indiana to plant a new church, but Northwest Baptist is letting us stay here for some time during our fundraising efforts. I’m truly […]continue reading My Transition Mission
Well, it’s not the BIG decision, but it is a little decision. Jen and I will be telling our congregation this Sunday that God is leading us into church planting. We don’t have a definite location, and we don’t have a definite timeframe, but the indications all point to the fact that we probably won’t […]continue reading A decision has been made!
Jen and I visited Indianapolis this weekend. There are some areas of Indianapolis that are absolutely booming with growth. It truly is remarkable to see that on the north side of the city, there are some counties with the highest growth rates in the nation. On the south side of the city, there is nearly […]continue reading Indianapolis & Lafayette
We went to Chesterton this weekend. The original plan was to go to Jen’s parents’ place on Thursday night, hang out there with them, and then give the kids to their grandpa while Jen and I did some touring of the area. However, things didn’t work out that way. Jen’s dad was assigned to work […]continue reading Chesterton Update
We’re going to go to Chesterton, Indiana this weekend. We are planning to have a meeting with Pastor Bill of Liberty Bible Church this Friday, and then on Saturday, we plan to tour the city to see about the potential for a new ministry there. It’s another situation where there are already many churches, but […]continue reading Chesterton this weekend
We’re all going to Elkhart today to look at the city and to try to make some contacts with some local pastors and churches if possible. We’ll spend the night and then come back on Saturday afternoon. Please pray for us as we make this trip.continue reading Trip to Elkhart this Weekend
Jen and I have already told the people on our Vision Team, but the rest of the congregation doesn’t know yet. I’m trying to decide whether I should tell our congregation before we know a target location or after. If we tell them before we have a target location, then perhaps they could join in […]continue reading Telling our church
Please join us in prayer for the following locations: Northern Indianapolis (Zionsville, Westfield, Lawrence) Lafayette, Indiana Northwestern Indiana (Chesterton, Valparaiso) Elkhart Indianacontinue reading Target Location