Connection: Hip and Cool

There have been several words that I have learned in the “church-planting” world. Connection is up there with the best of them. Just about every church foyer, bulletin, or web site has this word blasted everywhere. But what does it really mean? From my experience, it means, “this is where you can learn how to […]

Addition Before Multiplication

There are some pretty simple rules when it comes to math, maybe that’s why I like math, unlike English or other “flowable”subjects, math is constant. When you apply the rules, you always get the right answer. 2+2 will always equal 4…always! This is why I like Jesus’ model of church planting. We have already established […]

*Warning Explicit Language*

  At KeyStone Church we are wrestling with some explicit language, like…Love, Discipleship, Multiplication, Community, Connection. Some of these words have become the latest and greatest buzz words that we like to flash across our web sites: GET CONNECTED HERE, or FIND THE DISCIPLESHIP COURSE HERE…you get the point. But these are more than the […]

Vision over Venue

Our Vision Determines our Venue. When coming to Colorado to “plant” a church, I was using a model that has proven to be very successful in many parts of the nation and abroad. We were following the model to a tee, preparing to rent a large auditorium, building a launch team, and raising lots of […]