Just Go – The Pepperdine Bible Lectures

Every May, without exception, I head to Pepperdine University for the Pepperdine Bible Lectures. If you have never been, you need to go! Not only is it one of America's most beautiful settings–it's one terrific spiritual feast. This year, I'm teaching a 3-day class and I, along with Peter Wilson will be leading the Morning […]

What Will People Remember About Easter?

Yesterday was one of those days that you remember as a preacher for a while. I will remember it because it was NVC's first Easter service. I'll remember it because of the energy in the room, the way the Body worked together in service, the praise, and even (if I'm honest) the count. I'll remember […]

What Would Your First Sermon Series Be? – Christocclesiology

If you were starting a church, what would your first sermon series be? I'm not talking about the sermon series you would launch with–NVC won't launch officially until Easter Sunday this year. I'm talking about the first message series you would preach during the pre-launch phase as people try to get a feel for what […]