Our family is part of the “special needs” club. This isn’t a club into which most people self-select. We certainly didn’t. We joined by surprise and without forewarning.
- If you were born between 1925 and 1945, there is a 60% chance you are in church today.
- If you were born between 1946 and 1964, there is a 40% chance you are in church today.
- If you were born between 1965 and 1983, there is a 20% chance you are in church today.
- If you were born after 1984, there is less than a 10% chance you are in church today.
One of the jokes about people who do CrossFit goes something like this: How do you know if someone does CrossFit? It’s easy… they’ve already told you!
The other night I was talking to a couple (we’ll call them Jack and Jill) that felt stuck in some family frustrations. I began asking them some questions and we uncovered longstanding patterns of relational codependency.
When I started my first full time job as a Pastor of Community Life, I couldn’t have been more excited.
I was thrilled to land a job where my primary focus would be the multiplication of small groups. I channeled all of my energy toward studying biblical community, small group theory, and leading groups myself.
My wife and I have three boys—a seven-year old, five year-old, and a two-and-a-half year-old.
Our youngest, Griffin, is the star of our family. Most arguments in our family typically center on who’s getting to hang out with Griffin. Griffin’s sort of a big deal. He also rocks an extra chromosome. Griffin has Down syndrome.