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Mentorship Myth

When I set off to plant this Church, I came in cavalier and with almost no training. Full of optimism, and having been successful in every church position I had held before, I assumed I’d be able to figure this whole thing out as I went. In the span of...

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DFCS Renovation Update

On October 17th, a group of Resonate volunteers served the foster community by renovating a few rooms in the Dekalb Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) building. The DFCS building was in need of some love. The waiting area for kids had recently been vandalized, but also lacked any...

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Keys to the Kingdom

Jesus spent three years here on earth. During that time, you would think Jesus would spend a lot of time teaching his disciples about how to proclaim the Gospel. That He would have a preaching class and a ‘how to communicate the four spiritual laws’ seminar, etc. But during His...

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Moving Beyond Social Media Awareness

I love the idea. There is injustice in the world. People need to know about this. But then what? Remember Kony 2012? Last I checked, the YouTube video had close to 100 million views. I remember every day logging into my Facebook and someone else had posted something about how...

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Half-Built Towers

While reading through Luke 14, I read verses 28-30 where Jesus is talking about discipleship and says: For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not...

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Identity in Christ

Coming off of this past Sunday’s message, its important to remember our identity in Christ. Jesus purposefully renames Simon to Cephas/Peter/Rock, and its an important identity for Peter. Our identity should always be in the Gospel, but sometimes we forget who we are as a new creation in Christ. Here’s...

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Rhythms: ReCreate

From the beginning God setup a pattern of living, that included creation (work) and rest. As we talk about the concept of Rhythms, our weekly rhythm of life should be a part of this. Lets look at Soma School‘s breakdown of what it means to ReCreate as part of missional...

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Rhythms: Eat

Instead of ‘adding’ a bunch of missional actions to your life, why not look at things you are already doing and transforming them. I think its amazing that God has given us a daily reminder that we need something outside of us to meet a hunger and need. We get...

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