04 July 2011 ~ 8 Comments

Taste of Heaven

I think we tasted Heaven. I mean yesterday, in our Sunday celebration. The sanctuary was packed, which is usually not the case for a holiday weekend like the 4th of July. It wasn’t packed because everyone decided to show up on an off weekend, though. It was packed because NewHeart gathered with our sister church, […]

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29 May 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Waiting For A Jet Plane, Among Other Things

Sitting at Chicago O’Hare Airport, waiting for my 9:05 (7:05 PST) to board and take off at 11:00 (9:00 PST), which is midnight in Columbus, Ohio, my destination. Attending our annual Foursquare Convention with about 2,000 other Foursquare Pastors and Leaders. Circumstances have kept me from attending the last two years, so I’m looking forward […]

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05 July 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Summer Sabbatical Scoop 5

It’s Sunday night and Colleen and the boys took off for home a while ago. Colleen works in the morning and the boys have their own different football activities they have to be back for. I am taking advantage of the time for some solitude, as well as cleaning the RV and packing things up […]

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26 June 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Summer Sabbatical Scoop 2

Wondering where “Summer Sabbatical Scoop #1” is? It’s here, but titled differently. In the last post, I offered that if anyone had a better name for these updates, bring ’em on! Well, some did, and I chose this one. Been two weeks since the previous update. Since then, Josh promoted from 8th grade, meaning we […]

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13 June 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Thoughts About Joey Pullen

On Sunday evening, May 31, I received one of a handful of the saddest phone calls I have ever (and will ever) receive. Joey Pullen, a former member of NewHeart’s Youth Ministries, had committed suicide that afternoon. All the reasons surrounding Joey’s decision and its implications (as is the case with almost every suicide) are […]

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02 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

A Beautiful Visitation

A powerful visitation happened at 10:30 Celebration this morning. For those who were at the 8:30, I don’t know if you noticed this or not, but the worship time we shared was incredibly tied into the message titled, “Journey Through The Wall”. We endeavor to have every worship set of songs each week tie into […]

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27 October 2008 ~ 3 Comments

Welcome To My Fresh Look!

Thanks for coming by and taking a gander at the blog’s new look! After a lot of hard work by a friend of mine and some final tweaking to get a few details in place, I am finally getting around to putting the word out and posting again. You’ll notice the picture in the header. […]

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