3 Ways to become a retreat speaker

This morning I finish speaking at a great weekend retreat. Honestly, I have spoke on hundreds of retreats, camps and conferences over the last 17 years and I am so humbled God still gives me these opportunities. I may have given close to a thousand, if not 1500 messages over the years. That's just crazy…

A Super GREAT DAY to Check out Thrive Church…

Ok, I think you get the hint from me, especially if you read my blog, that I think you should be a part of Thrive Church! I think because... I love this church It's the kind of church I've always dreamed about being a part We make welcoming and accepting everyone the priority...no matter your…

Pretty worn out from the pain

Have you ever been in pain? There are lots of kinds of pain...physical, emotional or relational pain are the biggies. But, I'm assuming you have! I mean, who hasn't been in pain? Over the course of my short 38 years on planet earth, I have experienced my fair share of pain as well. I've lost…

HUGE Day at Thrive Church…A Great day to check us out

Hey THRIVERS!!! It's a beautiful day for Church!!! Can't wait to see you! I woke up this morning just overwhelmed with the privilege we have to be a part of Thrive Church and I can't wait to see what God is going to do this morning. I just have a feeling that today is going…

The power of Sunday’s

I so love Sunday's. I always have. I know I always will. I have been a part of going to Church, serving at Church and leading at Church for as long as I can remember. Honestly, there have been seasons of my life when I have been burned out from Church. And seasons, where I…

Thrive Church…3 musts for this Sunday

It's Thursday and Sunday's coming! I couldn't be more excited!  I just can't wait for Sunday's! I love everything about them! Except that they go by way to quick! Someone recently said to me..."You're almost too excited about Thrive Church". I was puzzled and I asked what they meant. They said, it's impossible to be…

Just imagine if we all lived this way…

“Don’t pick on people, jump on their failures, criticize their faults—unless, of course, you want the same treatment. Don’t condemn those who are down; that hardness can boomerang. Be easy on people; you’ll find life a lot easier. Give away your life; you’ll find life given back, but not merely given back—given back with bonus…

This past Sunday at Thrive we started a new series called 'Balanced for the Holidays'.  This season is life is crazy busy! There is so much going on and sometimes, it is just hard to stay balanced. We're just juggling so much. Over the course of this 3 week series we are going to be…

New series starts at Thrive Today!

It's 5:55am! I've been up for quite awhile. Why? Because I can't wait to be at Thrive Church this morning! I've been away from Thrive the past two Sundays and now I'm back! My goodness, I can't even begin to explain how much I missed being away. The good news is, Thrive was awesome those…