Thrive Church…3 Musts for Sunday

I can't even believe that Thanksgiving is over! How did that happen? I hope you had an absolutely fantastic Thanksgiving with your families and you feel rested and ready for the month ahead! It's amazing to me that on Sunday, we start a new series at Thrive and its the start of the month of…

A humbling partnership with my mentor

I love the local Church! I have been a part of Church the since before I can remember. My parents were saved when I was young and they went head over heals with their new relationship with Jesus and the Church. During my middle school years, my dad was my youth pastor and my mom…

Thrive Church…3 Musts for this Sunday at Thrive!

It's that time of the week again...Sunday is almost here.  My goodness, I can't wait for Sunday and I hope you're looking forward to gathering together on Sunday as well! Why am I excited for Sunday? Because it's the day we have the privilege of being together. Of coming together as a church. Now, it's…

Here’s an idea…Move to Mt Pleasant and help build Thrive Church!

What a great idea! I mean, think about it. Why don't you at least pray about it? What would that hurt? I know this is a ridiculous idea for some. I know this idea won't work for many. There are way too many questions for some... ...What would I do for work? ...Could I sell my house? …

My first Sunday away from Thrive

It's 7:47am on Sunday, November 17th, 2013. I am sitting on a bed in an apartment at SpringHill Camp typing this blog post. I have been up for quite awhile. Reading, praying, thinking and getting ready for the day.  I have 2 primary things on my heart this morning.  1. My last and final talk…

A great weekend at SpringHill Camp

This weekend, our brand new church plant Thrive Church brought students to SpringHill Camp for their 4th-6th grade juniors retreat! Why? Because students matter! Because retreats matter!  At Thrive, we are ridiculously passionate about pouring incredible resources and energy into our kids and students and that will never change. The really incredible thing is, we…

Lessons I’m Learning about being a Pastor

I've worked at served at local churches since 1995. I love the local church!  My hobbies over the years have always included studying, reading and learning about the church. I love church history and I love just love the church. I believe fully that the local church is the Hope of the World!  I have…

Thrive Church…3 things you have to know Sunday

Sunday is Coming!!!!!  Are you excited? I sure am! Each and every week, I can't wait for Sunday! These times sure are exciting around Thrive Church, aren't they? I mean, each week, there are a ton of new faces and so much energy! I love the laughter at Thrive. I love all the smiles. I…

What I loved about Thrive this past Sunday

Yesterday was our 6th week of Thrive.  It was AWESOME! I know I'm the Pastor and I'm expected to say things like that, but its true. It was just a great Sunday...plain and simple. Ok, so maybe you're wondering what made it great... 1. Just being at Thrive. This is what my 11 year old said.…

Thrive Church…3 Things you have to know for Sunday

This Sunday has the potential to be the most powerful and life changing Sunday yet at Thrive Church! I know I'm ridiculously excited about each and every week at Thrive, but I have to tell you...this Sunday has the potential to be a game changer for many people.  So many people are hurting. So many…