Character First

“Guard your heart with all possible vigilance, for from it flow the wellsprings of life.” Proverbs 4:23, NCB Leadership rises or falls based on character. God has always shown primary concern for the heart of a leader, patiently shaping their character before moving them into ministry. Abraham had to wait 25 years for Isaac. JosephContinue reading “Character First”

My Journey

Here are four key lessons I have learned in my 20 years of ministry so far. It’s not about you; it’s all about Jesus Right out of college (Taylor in Indiana) I served as youth pastor at my home church in the suburbs of Chicago (Glenview, north of the city). I was on fire forContinue reading “My Journey”

Start Here

What’s it gonna take to reach our city? First, a work of God. No person, church or network – no matter how healthy and active – can transform a city. Only the Holy Spirit can do that as the Gospel of Jesus Christ is proclaimed. And this only happens in response to the faithful andContinue reading “Start Here”