I am the Lead Pastor of Cadillac CRC in Cadillac, MI. I am married to Lora (Blankespoor of Pella, IA). We have three children. Marisa, William, Elizabeth and in the process of adopting through Bethany Christian Services another school aged child from the state of Michigan.
I like to golf. I like coffee. I like to read good books that make me understand how better to serve our Lord. I like to play the drums...loud. I like snowblowing soft powder. I like a good steak. I like my woodstove and chopping wood to go in it. I like fantasy football. I like pretty much everything, except tomatoes.
Size doesn't matter. A willingness to engage the younger generation is at the heart of this issue. I've been to small churches and just the opposite is true. I don't think the issue is as cut...view
Nate & Allen, awesome stuff... thought provoking to say the least.
@ Nate - I am realizing [-bowling reference coming-] the lane of orthodxy is much wider than what seminary taught. ...viewposted on: Missional Communities After a Year
Great thread on a timely and necessary discussion, especailly for the CRC.
I am currently working on my D.min at Fuller Seminary around this whole community idea, but that doesn't make me...viewposted on: Missional Communities After a Year