Why did I travel to Pittsburgh for the start of a new Church??

Today I did something that I've never really done before.  Let me back up. Yesterday, I left my house at 11am and drove to Detroit Metro Airport. Yes, as someone who travels a little bit, it's a bummer to live 2.5 hours from a major airport. But, we make it work. I flew to Pittsburgh.…

Why I love Sunday’s at Thrive! Today is no different!

Today is Thrive's 151st Sunday!  WOO HOO!!!!! I celebrate every Sunday because I know how hard it has been to get to this point! I think many folks take it for granted, but I'm just not going to do that! I appreciate every Sunday! Today is no different! Here's why: 1. Because I believe in Thrive's…

Keep Calm its Sunday Morning! Wait, don’t keep calm! It’s SUNDAY!!!!

Hey Thrive Church!   It's Sunday morning! The absolute best part of the week! Why? Because we have the amazing privilege of being a part of something that Jesus gave His life for... The local Church! Plus, I couldn't sleep last night and spend a great deal of time praying for you and I'm PUMPED!!…

I absolutely LOVE when Katie teaches at Thrive! Like she does today!!

Today, one of my favorite people on planet earth is teaching at Thrive... Katie Eisenberger! She is just amazing! Her energy, her spirit, her life story and her passion for Jesus is just contagious. Katie has been around Thrive before Thrive even was Thrive! One day, out of the blue, I got a phone call…

Sunday Night Thoughts on Life, Family and Thrive Church

Thoughts on Life Part One... It's been a long couple of days. For the most part, I've had a pretty good run lately with my back (had surgery 2 years ago and its been feeling so much better). I'm even putting on my own socks! I know, I'm such a big boy! Now, I have…

Don’t miss Thrive this Summer. Here’s what you need to know

This Summer at Thrive is going to be GREAT! Here's a few things you have to know about to make it GREAT!! God Never Said That Tomorrow we jump into a brand new series called 'God Never Said That'. In week one, we're going to dive into the question...Does God want me to be happy?…

‘I just don’t feel connected at Thrive’

So, here's the story, I do not feel this way! I love my Church! Like a lot! For 20 years I have served at and been employed by local churches and I can say that Thrive Church is my favorite (I did spend some time on staff at a Church called Willow Creek and that…

3 Reasons You Should be at Thrive Tomorrow

It's Saturday! Tomorrow is Sunday! Sunday is the day that Thrive has the privilege of gathering together! I CAN'T WAIT!!!  I hope you can't wait as well. Here are 3 Reasons you should be at Thrive tomorrow. ONE...We start a new series called 'Grow a Pair'. Yup, Grow a Pair. Ok, because a couple of…

What you won’t find at Thrive…hopefully

You will find a lot of things when you check out Thrive Church.  Some of them are great, some of them are not so great.  But, there are 5 things I hope you will NEVER find. Why? Because these 5 things have the potential to crush our church. They could totally derail us from our…