After struggling to plant a church in the early 90s, and sacrificing much to make it happen, I believe that it’s necessary for church plants to have the necessary funding to succeed.

Last night at the Organic Movements Conference, Deb Hirsch gave the opening talk. She started by addressing the question – “What is it that motivates you to do what you do?”

Henri Nouwen’s humility is felt from the introduction as he describes himself as “part of a larger movement of which I am only a very small part” (9).

Here are some good questions to ask yourself – or someone you are coaching…

Lessons I Learned Planting Lake Hills Church |

God is in control and I’m not and I don’t have to be and I can trust Him. He is completely sovereign. “Our God is in heaven; He does whatever pleases Him.”

One of the things that have been on my mind a lot lately has been FINISHING WELL. A few years ago, my friend Karl Teichert gave me a book called Starting Well.