In the northwest corner of the Las Vegas metropolitan area, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church is a thriving mission congregation. A new worship facility is under construction and on track to be completed in June. Located right… Read More
Innovation can be an intimidating word. Its connotation suggests change and being outside our comfort zone. Yet, innovation plays a key role in helping congregations who feel like they are spinning their wheels with their outreach activities. What… Read More
I love innovation. I love discovering innovative ways to proclaim the gospel. How can congregations respond in this rapidly changing world to communicate what Christ has already done for us?
Because of what Christ has already done for us, those who trust in him are righteous. Because of Christ in us, believers are trees of life. How can we convey this to others?
Following Jesus is not comfortable, nor easy. He regularly challenges believers by defining what it means to live a redeemed life. He does that by stretching our comfort zones and shedding light on misplaced priorities.
God’s ways are not our ways. His thoughts are not our thoughts. Perhaps what baffles us the most about God is that he uses believers to carry out his highest purpose – to bring people to heaven.