Pie in the Face for Missions

Thanks to Zach, my ear will always taste like strawberries and whipped cream! To help raise money for Destination:Serve trips leaving this summer, Crown students, staff, and faculty members donated funds by “voting” for the staff or faculty member they most wanted to see receive a pie to the face. …

in between flights 2

Just back from a great, extremely exhausting trip to California.  In less than three days, Jeremy and I met with five churches in LA and Sacramento, attended baseball games in LA and San Francisco, and somehow included a fantastic excursion to a good friends' town in central CA.  Jeremy is …

in between flights…

I'm just back from the crazy Toronto/Detroit/Chicago trip.  I'm actually incredibly encouraged by the five churches I interviewed for the research.  Each church has their own DNA… exhibited in their own passions and expressions… Two of the main themes that kept coming up in most of these 5 surprised me …

cross country trip set

The early morning of May 18 has me running to Portland to interview two churches.  The overnight of may 19-20 has me cruising over to Philadelphia for a couple more interviews.  Yes… Portland to Philadelphia.  Crazy.  Back home on the 21st. Interestingly, it's incredibly cheaper to fly from Portland to …

California trip set

My second big thesis trip takes me to California at the end of April for three days.  Accompanied by Jeremy Lee, an up-and-coming leader from the hub, I'm interviewing three churches in the LA area and then one church near Sacramento, each offering an impressive raise-up-leaders from within mentality.  I'm …