I’m not a “health nut”, but I’ve learned something important about being healthy… It hurts. Being unhealthy hurts, too. When you plant a church, at the center of your motivation needs to be two things: God and people. Planting always needs to be a response to a call. I’ve written about that before. Planting also always needs to be focused on people. I came back to our rural, Southern town to start a brand new church because I love the people of this community. I always have.
One of simplest, yet most profound questions we’ll ever wrestle with is: “What’s the purpose of my life?” I believe that Jesus still invites us to follow Him, just like He did His disciples. Sometimes it’s hard to figure out where God is going. I know a lot of people who wrestle with this. The wrestling comes in the form of “calling” and “career”. We want to have a clear roadmap, and too often it just feels hazy for a lot of us. We don’t know what where Jesus is leading us or