Monthly Archives for September 2011
We keep things simple at Garden City. This the card we hand new people who show up at our 4pm worship service on Sundays. Please spread the word and pray for this exciting new church plant in Silicon Valley.
Men, You need a circle of strong men in your life who love you, challenge you, want the best for you, speak truth to you, and who you can wholeheartedly trust. Together is always better than alone. Men, especially those … Continue reading
At Garden City Church we have each Neighborhood Group adopt a mission for the year. For our mission this year, my Neighborhood Group has decided to host The Elephant Room in San Jose as a way to foster unity among … Continue reading
I love being part of the Acts 29 Church Planting Network. God is clearly doing something through Acts 29. Along with Garden City, six other Acts 29 churches were launched this month. Click the link to learn more about Acts … Continue reading
I love it when a local church isn’t just a blessing to it’s own church body, but also a blessing to other church bodies. Last week we launched Garden City Church and there’s no way we could have done so … Continue reading
Run to the tension. I’ve been teaching our leaders and our whole church to “run to the tension” as they lead and navigate relationships in our church and in our city. When conflict, tension, and difficulty shows up, run to … Continue reading
Thank you for your prayers! Two days ago we launched Garden City Church and we had such a great launch! For our first worship service we had 136 adults, a ton of kids, and it appears that 5 people were … Continue reading
Hilarious video of an elderly couple who didn’t know they were recording themselves. I love the love they have for each other.
Tomorrow we launch Garden City Church. Our worship service is at 4pm. You should come and so should your friends. 4pm is a great time to hold a worship service: you can sleep in (SJSU and SCU students, I’m thinking … Continue reading
Today is my 33rd birthday. If things are going as planned, right now I’m nearing the summit of Mount Rainier (I wrote/scheduled this post before leaving for my trip). When I return from the mountain, at age 33–the age when … Continue reading