There’s a shift in focus for church planters who are utilizing missional principles to start churches. Rather than starting services to make disciples, they are making disciples and then starting churches.

Recently I spent a morning alone with God in prayer at St Martin’s University Abbey in Lacey, Washington. I

Planting a church doesn’t start with launching worship services in a community. It starts with incarnating the gospel where you live.

We are asking people to go the day, part of the day or even just a few minutes, barefoot, to experience a life without shoes firsthand, and to help spread awareness of the impact a simple pair of shoes can bring to a child’s life.

My wife and I serve as missionaries to the United States with OC International. We are committed to reaching our nation and the nations among us. We’re part of a great team here in the Northwest that is committed to prayerful dependence on Jesus.