Unfriend, Unlike, & Untangle

Last fall, I spent one afternoon unfriending 600 Facebook friends. In the following days, I unfriended an additional 100... Continue reading

Writing Two Months into 2018

New Year's Resolutions are something I've tried not to get worked up over because any day is a good day to start or stop something. This year, though, I wanted to try something with writing. Continue reading

Mixtape: The CCC Years

A look back on working at Christ Community Church. Continue reading

Husker Losses & Church Attendance

Every time the Huskers lost, I wondered about church attendance. While it is easy for Nebraskans to say Husker football is the true religion of the state, as time passed I had a hard time believing the correlation between Husker losses and a 10% drop in church attendance... Continue reading

Aaron to Zach (CCC Staff Team)

One of the things I'll miss is the little moments with coworkers. Moments in the hallways, behind the scenes, in meetings where we aren't paying attention... Continue reading

The Multisite Years

It's interesting to be a part of something that is considered a failure by a number of people you interact with at your workplace. Some are explicit in saying "failure", while others are loquacious in their deconstruct. Continue reading...

China (An Origin Story)

I woke up to someone banging on my hotel room door. It was around two in the morning. I thought it might be a drunk. That had happened before in other countries. Continue reading...

The Art Director Years

In April 2005, I started working for Christ Community Church as a contractor. Initially, I was asked to develop and produce a magazine. Continue reading...

221 (Baby Dedication Stats)

Yesterday, I performed my last round of baby dedications while working at Christ Community Church. It's a part of the job I really enjoy. Continue reading...

End of a Chapter

After twelve years of working at Christ Community Church, my time as an employee will come to an end. I leave with incredible gratitude and love for the people that make up CCC. It’s been an honor and joy to serve as a pastor here. Continue reading...