Archive for March, 2007

The First Meeting…Keep Praying!

March 30th, 2007

Stephen and I just got out of the meeting with the new owners. They would like to sell the building for a million pounds (aprox. 1.9million USD.) We told them we are very interested in purchasing the building but not for £1million. They don’t seem to have many options and none who […]

Yesterday’s Journal

March 30th, 2007

I woke up yesterday morning having not heard anything about the Red Church building since our bid was rejected last October. All I knew when I woke up yesterday was that I still wanted God to let us be in that building. Around 2:15 yesterday I wrote this in my journal:
“Father, I am […]

Pray Now!!!

March 29th, 2007

I just received the call about the Red Church Building. It is time to pray hard. Stephen and I will be meeting with the new owners on Friday 30th of March (tomorrow) to discuss purchasing the church building. They want much more than we can afford so… Pray that they will […]

The Ironically Named “Higher Criticism”

March 24th, 2007

Living and leading a church in the shadow of the University of Glasgow, I have felt challenged by divinity students of the university and a professor who attends Re:Hope to research ‘higher criticism’ and ‘biblical authorship’, especially with the first 5 books of the bible. The Universities in Glasgow are teaching the same as Harvard, […]

What is the answer?

March 16th, 2007

I find myself asking two questions. Does it ever get easier? Do I really want it to?
Sometimes, especially at moments like this, I hope for that ever-elusive time where things will become easy. Since October, I have found myself at times overwhelmed by the enormity of the task of leading Re:Hope. Yet […]

In Mark’s Words…

March 13th, 2007

Mark Jones has just blogged about his thoughts on our church, you can see what he thinks of Re:Hope HERE.
or at… http://jonesy24.wordpress.com/2007/03/11/rehope/
I love what God is doing in our church:-)
UPDATE:  You can also hear Mark’s story by clicking HERE.

1st ever retreat

March 6th, 2007

Thank you all who were praying for our first ever Re:Hope retreat, God was there and moving! Below are some of my highlights as well as links to others who have blogged about it.
Highlights:
1. God was moving.
2. Stephen, Nate, and Evelyn’s planning and leadership was amazing. What impressed me is that no one […]