Week two of the ‘Walking Dead’ @Thrive Church


Exponential 2014…It begins

I'm at the Exponential Church Planters Conference this week in Orlando!!! I am just a little excited about this! Why? Because... I love conferences. No, I really LOVE conferences. I love church planting. I love church leadership. I love the local church. I love gathering with people who love those things as well. I love…

What I loved about last Sunday at Thrive

Every Sunday I have a very unique privilege. It's a privilege that I am honored to have and one that I do not take lightly. The privilege? To be the pastor of Thrive Church. That vantage point gives me some pretty up close and personal views to what God is doing in our church. I…

Week one of the ‘Walking Dead’ at Thrive Church


3 Ways to Get Your Kids Excited About Church

Let me begin by saying...I am not a parenting expert. I am not even close to figuring out this parenting thing. And, I haven't been a dad all that long. 14 years to be exact. I have a 14 year old and then an 11, 9 and 6 year old. There are some days when…

You’re Invited to Easter Sunday at Thrive!

Easter Sunday is tomorrow! Can you even believe it? It is one of the most exciting days of the year. Why? Because we get to celebrate the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ! So, I wanted to take a moment and personally invite you to Thrive Church. We are a brand new (7 months…

Week four of ‘Do Good’ at Thrive Church


3 Reasons to be at the Worship night tonight

Tonight is Thrive's first ever worship night.  We have our good friends, 'The Spark' coming over from WI and we're calling the night... 'making Jesus famous'. I am beyond excited and can't wait to gather with the Thrive Community to worship and pray. Why are hosting this night?  We are hosting this worship night because…

A super encouraging compliment after Thrive

This past Sunday, I was on the receiving end of an amazingly nice and super encouraging compliment. I was honored.  I was blown away.  I was humbled.  And, I was so appreciative. After our Thrive experience was over, a brand new person to Thrive, went out of their way to pull me aside and tell…

Week two of ‘Do Good’ at Thrive Church