Discover It – Part 1

“As you go into the world, make disciples!” Regardless of language, culture or background, most Christians recognize this phrase as The Great Commission. Leaders throughout history have grappled with the call given by King Jesus to his church. Throughout church history the pendulum sways to varying degrees when it comes to fulfilling the call. Of all the commentary, analysis, books and research done on the life of Jesus Christ over the centuries, one thing often stands overlooked – the culture he created with The Twelve. Jesus created the most loving, […]

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Cultivate Thankfulness

To cultivate something of value, you often must get your hands dirty. Hard work of digging, pruning, watering and weed pulling all are building blocks to cultivation. I have fond memories of walking behind my grandmother as we hunted our way through her incredible garden. She plucked weeds, and I ate the spoils of her hard work. I remember her dirty work gloves and small spade she carried in her hand. She cared for each plant and loved every second of it. When I think of cultivation, those images come […]

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