Are we making disciples of Jesus or are we making disciples of our churches and traditions?

John 5:36 “I have testimony weightier than that of John. For the works that the Father has given me to finish—the very works that I am doing—testify that the Father has sent me. 37 And the Father who sent me has himself testified concerning me. You have never heard his voice nor seen his [...]

By |2019-08-04T18:44:05-07:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Christianity|

Learning to Fail

Over a period of 12 years, I planted two churches in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. One church closed after seven long, hard years. It was one of the most painful and wounding experiences of my life. The other church grew rapidly and lives on, but leaving it has been confusing and lonelier than I could have [...]

By |2018-07-03T21:37:53-07:00June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Christianity, Church Planting|Tags: , , , , |

Eyes Wide Open

Benji Horning thought he knew what the Great Commission was all about. A trip to the Middle East changed everything. Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve been passionate about reaching the lost. Through going to Life Pacific College with plans to serve as a missionary, and later becoming a church planter here in [...]

By |2018-07-03T21:39:59-07:00April 15th, 2018|Categories: Christianity, Church Planting|Tags: , |