Bryan Koch is inviting all Catalyst Groups, Church Planters and those interested in Church Planting to be a part of a special Roundtable and Strategy Session on March 18th in Carlisle, PA. 9:00 NETWORKING: How to develop a church planting network (Bryan Koch & Jeff...

Pastor Rick Warren gave the invocation at President Obama's inauguration. As we pray for our new president, may God give him "the wisdom to lead us with humility, the courage to lead us with integrity, the compassion to lead us with generosity."Here is the full...

If this is gonna happen- if we are going to be able to plant 10 churches in partnership with other churches in the community, well, it is going to HAVE to be a God thing.I am more and more aware of how difficult it can...

Well the first step went very well. We have a long way to go.But today's meeting with 12 key Pastors in our community went extremely well. Jim Ruddy delivered an amazing teaching on how Abraham was called to go out to a place he did...

Friends,Tommorrow, Nov 18, at 12 noon, Jim Ruddy and I are gathering about 12 very influential Pastors in the Gettysburg area, to present to them an idea that we think has great potential. May I ask you to pray with us? I have never felt as...

Many of us crave teamwork, adventure and risk in our leadership environment, but most of the time these are sorely missing. We are caught between our need for stability and success in ministry, and the powerful lure to live an edgier form of Christianity,...

I should start this with a disclaimer: Jeff Leake did not authorize me to do this. I could be messing up some of his plans, I don't know. I lifted this off his blog directly.But I have been to his events similar to this in...

I know this is far in advance, but there is already much angst locally regarding the numbers of families that are going to find their heating fuel bills overwhelming this winter. There is no one solution, but the churches in State College are prepared...