Thrive Church…3 Musts for Sunday

It's Labor Day Weekend!!  You know what that means? Thrive is just a day away!  We have another amazing opportunity to GATHER as a church on Sunday and I wanted to make sure you knew a few musts before Sunday! Here we go... 1. We all need to GROW. We're talking about one of the…

Double Conference Day #2…My biggest regret

It's 7am and I can't wait to get back over to Newspring Church today and finish the Double Conference!  Like I said yesterday, my first day's experience was incredible. In the words of Jimmy Fallon, it was...#sogood! I was going to list out a ton of first day sound bites and quotes, but honestly, there…

Incredible Experience so far at Newspring Church

Here are my initial thoughts about my experience so far at Newspring Church and the Double Conference. Wow. Over the top welcoming.  Passionate. Powerful worship. Inspired teaching. Incredible facilites. Great musicians. Fun. Incredible organized. So, SO Practical. Biblical. Jesus focused. Ok, those are my initial thoughts. I really can't pull out anything negative! So far,…

Headed to Newspring Church today

I have wanted to say that for a long time. Today is the day.  Brian, Matt and I from our Thrive team are down in Anderson, South Carolina and we're attending 'The Double Conference' at Newspring Church.  I have admired, followed, respected and learned from Perry Noble and his team from afar for a long…

Facebook 101…The real reason to use facebook

There are so many reasons to use Facebook. Too many to list in this blog post. But, what I hope to convey is what I think, the only real reason to use it. And yes, I understand I'm going out on a limb a bit. I've been working on a series of posts about Facebook…

Last Minute…3 Musts for this Sunday at Thrive

I love Saturdays!! Why?  Because Sunday is the next day!  Last Sunday at Thrive was a 'once a year' kind of Sunday. It was just spectacular! So, how do you follow that up? Well, by having The Spark back at Thrive to lead worship! You heard that right, The Spark!  Ok, before I get ahead…

4 Ways to make your daddy/daughter dates great

Yesterday I posted a bunch of reasons to take your daughters on daddy/daughter dates. Today, I thought I would give 4 super easy ways to make your daddy/daughter dates great! 4 Ways 1. Put the date on the calendar and let nothing else trump it. NOTHING! 2. Spend a few days asking your daughter what…

Dads…4 Reasons to take your daughters on dates (ok, 10!)

I love my girls. If you ever visit my Facebook page or hang out with my family, it will probably become very apparent that I love my kids. I have two boys and two girls. I adore all 4 of them. Being a dad is the best! I'm trying to be very intentional  about taking…

Last Sunday was an AMAZING DAY! #ilovemychurch

Last Sunday was an AMAZING DAY!  It really was! Now, I know I say every Sunday is amazing and I'm excited all the time about what God is doing at Thrive, but this past Sunday was different. It really was! To be offsite. To be outside. To take over a park. To create a little stir…

5 Things I learned from taking a few days off of Social Media

This past week I took a few days off from Social Media. It wasn’t anything major...just a few days. I have friend who takes off the entire month of July. Mine was nothing like that. But, my wife and I took a week off and I decided it was time to unplug. It was time…