June 2014 seems almost like yesterday! That’s when Loving Community came to be in our little corner of the world in Lewisville, TX. The founding rally cry of “love the 067” (our shorten zip code 75067 representing 12 square...
Maybe you’re like me — I had the “want to” but didn’t have the “know how”. I wanted to be a good neighbor. I was 110% on board with Jesus Great Commandment of loving God and loving my neighbor....
Act 1 - The Arrival - My friends were excited to see a new neighbor moving in! They watched as she unloaded her belongings. She looked to be on her own. Exercising their good heartedness they asked if they...
Meet my friend Summer Cromartie. She along with husband Matt and kiddos Jack & Jesse are the real deal! They are living out the life of Jesus in their Valley Ranch neighborhood via missional rhythms and practices. Get this, they...
I love a good party. Count me in! I also love a good “Top Ten” list. So combining the two, below is my“Top Ten Celebrations" I’ve been part of in the past ten days. Now in fairness, there’s not...
This Good Friday found me out way past my normal bedtime. We were with friends we don't see often enough. Our reminiscing and laughter was life giving. The glow of the fire pit and hospitality of good wine enchanting....
I can almost always see it coming. A Community Pastor, huh? Then with curious facial expressions come the predictable questions. “So what church do you pastor? Where do you meet?” Early on in my role as a Community Pastor I...
I gave up my office four years ago and haven’t looked back. Like many others in our “good to great” society I toiled to accumulate the status trophies of success, one being the bigger better office. And applying myself,...
Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has built its reputation on safety. Want a safe car, drive a Volvo. Car enthusiasts typecast Volvo’s conservative and uninspiring cars by saying, “Volvo sells school teachers cars shaped like bricks”. Ouch! Playing it safe has...
Next to Christmas, today ushers in perhaps the second most joyous calendar day, especially for kids or kids at heart — our neighborhood swimming pool opens! Swimming pools are Mecca when it comes to summer fun and building friendships. My...