Vision / / The Effectiveness of Simple Vision

Guest Post by Caleb Waid

This is the time of the year that all executive, lead, and senior pastors want to know, “So what are the students doing next year?” My answer is always simple… “We are going the Gather, Plant, and Spread.” My answer will also be the same in December of 2017, 2018, and 2019. This is our […]

Vision// When You Are Lost In the Fog

by Ben Birdsong

This summer, my wife and I traveled to Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park. We had driven several hours to get to the base of the mountain, but once we arrived at the viewing point, we were greeted with a thick layer of fog. The mountain that we had traveled so far to see was […]

Ring, Ring, Ring.

Isn’t it amazing that you willfully are giving your life to students and families? I bet growing up in middle school and high school, you likely didn’t wake up every day saying, “I’m gonna hang out with teenagers every day when I’m adult.”. I actually smiled when I wrote that last sentence. I spent 15 […]

Seeing Clearly….With Hope

20/20. That’s what we all wish we had, right? To that point of where, without, any corrective lenses or aids, you can see clearly all that is around in its vivid beautiful form. Unfortunately, many of us do not have this luxury. My wife is legally blind without corrective lenses. I would like to tell […]