Month: May 2018

The Mission of God

Hello GRC family. We’re excited to finally be here! After accepting the call to serve as your Pastor of Discipleship back in February it’s been a whirlwind of transition to close out life and ministry in Michigan while eagerly anticipating settling into our new life and GRC family here. And you all have gone through similar changes and transitions here …

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Fellowship: Sharing in Christ

“No man is an island”. You’ve probably heard that phrase before reminding us that we were not designed to be in isolation from one another. I once took a Myers-Briggs personality test that measures in part how introverted or extroverted a person is. When i was younger I scored almost right down the middle between introvert and extrovert (maybe slightly …

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About Discipleship

Hello GRC! Every now and then, it’s helpful to share a 20,000 ft perspective on certain challenges we face; kind of like remembering what we’ve prayed for, so that we can see how God has answered our prayers! Back in 2014, during our first-ever Vision Campaign, I shared that part of our vision was that to “grow” the church (in …

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Dealing With Change

The first thing you should know about me is that I don’t like change. I’ve only been a member of three churches in my 63 years; I was at my last job for almost 32 years; I’ve lived in Hackensack for 34 years, the last 23 in my current residence. Graham Greene’s dictum that “happiness is never really so welcome …

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