5 questions – brian dembowczyk

     i first met brian when i began writing for the Gospel project. not only did i admire his heart for Gospel-centered ministry, i loved that he served weekly in his local churches kids ministry. i have so much respect for fellow in-the-trenches ministry leaders. then he authored the book “Gospel centered kids ministry.” i couldn’t get enough. i read it, had my staff…

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foster care and a Biblically minded city, something doesn’t add up

in 2015, birmingham was #1 on the list and in 2017, we were second place to chattanooga. i am not surprised birmingham is on the list. we are the buckle of the Bible belt with more ministries and churches than street corners. i get it. i have Biblically minded conversations almost daily and see God working in great ways, but then i read a verse that has become near…

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5 questions – sam luce

while geography makes our conversations less frequent than i would like, i have never left a conversation with sam luce without be challenged to be more intentional about the Gospel and ministry. to put it simply, sam gets it and he doesn’t waste much time on the things that don’t matter. sam brings with his ministry role a mix of passion and humility that inspires you to be a…

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5 questions – sissy goff & david thomas

i first got to hear sissy and david at the etch family ministry conference in nashville and as a ministry leader and new parent, there was not enough paper for me to record my notes. not only are they wiser than i could ever be, they have a heart for Jesus that permeates their approach. they are authors and counselors, and their website has a blog…

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5 questions – a new blog series

one of my favorite things about kids and family ministry leaders is their open hearts to share wisdom, ideas, and challenges with other ministry leaders. there is no way i could have made it in ministry without my journey intersecting with so many ministry leader friends i look up to and admire. so i thought what if i could have coffee with some of my…

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