Mixtape: The CCC Years

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

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...

Where I’m at with Online Church

600. The average online attendance is nearly 600 this year. This is almost a 20% growth over the previous year. At most, I know 5% of the audience by name on any given Sunday. Since I started the Online Campus, I've tried to reconcile church in an online format. When the Online Campus started, we (CCC leadership and myself) … Continue reading Where I’m at with Online Church

From a Piece of Broken Pottery to Feeding 600+ Students

The world is not going to get better unless we make ourselves available for tough assignments. Continue reading...

Dusting Off The Blog

Have you seen About Schmidt? It stars Jack Nicholson as Warren Schmidt. Schmidt has just retired from his job and becomes aware of the seeming insignificance of his life. He starts supporting an orphan overseas, Ndugu, and writes letters to him. When writing the first letter to Ndugu he is often sidetracked because something triggers … Continue reading Dusting Off The Blog

One Day

One of the few books I read from high school that still appeals to me is Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. As I began writing this post, One Day... came to mind and I decided to write about the entirety of the day. It's a slow build till the impetus … Continue reading One Day