New Name, Same People (Garretson Campus Transition Q&A)

The Garretson Campus of The Rescue Church is in the process of becoming our own church. We are doing this with the blessing & support of The Rescue Church. In this short post, I want to invite you to a special service on Sunday, September 24th. We meet every Sunday at 10am at the GarretsonContinue reading “New Name, Same People (Garretson Campus Transition Q&A)”

Garretson Campus Becoming its Own Church?

Pastor Jon & I recorded a podcast that discusses this in more detail. I HIGHLY encourage you to listen to the podcast to get a better understanding of what is happening! Episode 132: Why We are Transitioning a Multi-Site Campus into an Independent Church Plant For those of you that do not know, The RESCUEContinue reading “Garretson Campus Becoming its Own Church?”

Two Homes Lost in Garretson (And How YOU Can Help!)

On Thursday, May 11th two families lost their homes to a horrible fire. Thankfully, no people were hurt but pets were lost in the blaze. For one of these families – the Ellis family – this was the second time in two years that they lost their home. The first time happened in a windstormContinue reading “Two Homes Lost in Garretson (And How YOU Can Help!)”

The Gospel Tears Walls Down

We are in the midst of a politically charged season. As U.S. citizens prepare to elect the most powerful person in the world, a variety of issues have surfaced. One of the vital issues of the presidential election is how the next president will handle immigrants. As a Christian, will you respond from a placeContinue reading “The Gospel Tears Walls Down”

There’s a Document Greater Than the Constitution.

We have a tendency to take cultural norms and make them a standard for religious orthodoxy. One of the most disgusting, shameful, and terrible examples of this is racism. Flannery O’Connor lived from 1925 – 1964 and wrote prolifically about the cultural issues of her day. Growing up in the south, she saw the trueContinue reading “There’s a Document Greater Than the Constitution.”

Christendom is dead… and it’s a good thing.

The culture around us is descending into ruin and decay. The values once embraced¬†by the elite and common people are being crushed under the veil of progress. Morality is fading into a subtle gray as the world refers to evil as good and celebrates it. It is easy to lose hope. But we don’t haveContinue reading “Christendom is dead… and it’s a good thing.”

YOUR View of Jesus is (probably) Wrong.

This reflection was inspired by the short story Why Do the Heathen Rage by Flannery O’Connor. If you want to read more of my reflections on this incredible story, click below: The Truth Will Make You… Odd?¬† Why Do the Heathen Rage is set in the deep south with characters who are deeply religious andContinue reading “YOUR View of Jesus is (probably) Wrong.”

What Does the Bible Say about ‘Mediums’?

Theresa Caputo, the star of the TLC hit show “Long Island Medium” will be at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls on October 19th. If you are a Christian and support Theresa Caputo by either watching her programs or attending this event, you are doing so in willful disobedience to the Word ofContinue reading “What Does the Bible Say about ‘Mediums’?”