NEEDTOBREATHE Tickets Giveaway + Life Church Midland Campus Update

Sunday Reflex - 05.22.16


Summertime has definitely kicked into gear early in Michigan as this past weekend many headed to that mysterious place that defies Google Maps: “Up North.” We are having fun cruising through our current series and planning for this September’s launch of our Midland Campus! Our Lifers are fired up to do whatever it takes to […]

That Time Hillsong’s Brian Houston Punched Me In The Face


A couple weeks ago, Brian Houston, senior pastor of Hillsong Church, punched me in the nose: …and then Brian Houston was like, “Oh, so you’re a cheeky fellow, are you? Well allow me to extend to you the right-hand of fellowship!” KA-POW!! This is not photoshopped… but in all fairness he didn’t really connect with my […]

Sunday Reflex – 05.01.16

The always popular Live Q + A via Texting was a blast!


Back in the day, I used to post Sunday night thoughts.  Heading toward a HUGE announcement next Sunday (more on that later), I’m resurrecting the weekly Sunday Reflex.  Well, weekly if I remember. Today at the church I love, we had two Live Q + A’s at our 10:15 and 11:45 worship experiences. I call […]

I Almost Gave Up on our Church Plant… And Then I Heard This Song’s Lyrics

How the band Jesus Culture saved our church plant before it even started


This past Sunday night we experienced the Outcry Tour in Detroit, Michigan.  Thanks to last-minute free tickets, we were able to bless our Life Church Staff Team.  It was amazing. One of the worship bands was Jesus Culture.  We regularly cover their stuff at Life Church Michigan. In front of 12,000 people, Jesus Culture launched into this song: This […]

Six Words That Will Transform Your Leadership Team

No Ego, No Gossip, No Surprises will bring Unity to Your Team


When our three-year-old church start-up broke through the 600 Barrier a few weeks ago, I had to sit down and restructure our Directional Leadership Team. What got us to here will not get us to there. After making key adjustments that will enable us to reach more people far from God, I sat down with […]

Photo Essay: Helicopter Egg Drop + Easter Weekend at Life Church Michigan


We have a motto at Life Church: Reach the Lost at Any Cost. Our vision is simple and precise: we are willing to do whatever it takes to reach more people far from God. No Reserves.  No Retreats.  No Regrets! To reach the people nobody else is reaching, we have to be willing to do […]