Love, Hate, & Embrace

Listen here for a strong pastoral word on true love as Pastor Clete preaches on Love, Hate, & Embrace. If you are going to love, you have to be a hater! And biblical love is a verb, it is deliberate action that flows from a heart gripped by grace. What a needful message in an […]

A Post-Trip Letter from Mosaic Church

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen. Ephesians 3:20-21 (ESV) Too much. There is just too much to […]

Your Broken Life Now (& a weekend trifecta)

Your broken life now is your best life, now and forever. So what does the broken life look like? Find out from a woman who gave her costliest for the Lord, because she knew He would give His costliest for her. You can watch below. In addition to lots of stuff going on during the […]

The Bishop of Baltimore brings it in Detroit

If you care about reaching your city, your time will not be wasted in watching this message by Michael Crawford of Freedom Church in Baltimore. If I had a bishop, it would be Mike! I love this brother’s gospel fueled passion for making disciples in the urban core. Something really special went down this weekend! […]

Being an Urban Missionary (& an upcoming opportunity to serve)

How do I reach people around me? That’s the cry somewhere in the heart of every person who has been rescued by Christ! Paul’s interaction in Athens in Acts 17 is not a recipe but it does gives us 4 basic principles on how to live out our missionary identity, whether you live in the […]

A building!

It happened! In a matter of days we found not just an interim site but a longterm facility! Last night Restore Church closed on a former post office building right in the middle of the neighborhood yet easily accessible via main roads. We are staggered by God’s grace & provision in this! I feel like […]

BUMP Kickoff

Whew! It has been a busy but sweet 72 hours with the BUMP & FBT mission teams. Last night’s spontaneous worship service with the teams & Restore Church at Gordon Park was off the chain as we read Scripture, prayed, & sang (including a impromptu rendition of “All I Have is Christ” below). A woman […]