Why didn’t the church plant survive? (Part 1)

First of all, thanks to each of you who have connected with us since we announced that we would not be launching Walls Down Church. Your encouraging words, inspired prayers, and gracious offers have moved us deeply. We are blessed to have friends like you. Thank you. Now to the issue at hand - why … Continue reading Why didn’t the church plant survive? (Part 1)

Some Walls Down Waddup

Hey guys! This is the toughest "waddup" I've ever written. Several years ago God began to stir a desire for something new in my heart. After exploring it through prayer, long conversations with my bride, consultation with mentors and friends, and deep thought, I concluded that God was calling us to start a church. We … Continue reading Some Walls Down Waddup

A review of the preview (part 2)

Hey guys! Several of you have asked how many people showed up on Sunday. There were 25 people at the Preview Service. So what happens now? During the weekend everyone filled out a "Communication Card." We will follow up with each person who filled out a card. During the conversation we will ask them if … Continue reading A review of the preview (part 2)

Some Walls Down waddup

Starting a new church is an experience in emotional diversity! Excitement, disappointment, Courage, fear, Strategy, adjustments, etc. It's blazing these days around here so let me give you some of the best "waddup". Tuesday night we had a meeting at my house to share the vision of Walls Down and prepare for this weekend. It's … Continue reading Some Walls Down waddup

A strategic decision for Walls Down

One week ago today we made a strategic decision regarding Walls Down Church. When we set our "start date" (January) back in March we were sitting in David Putman's office at Mountain Lake Church in Cumming, Georgia. It was the "ivory tower" experience of church planting. There was so much we could not have known … Continue reading A strategic decision for Walls Down