Archive for Archive for April, 2008

Share It. All Boats Rise.

I had the pleasure of connecting again with a good friend of mine and esteemed colleague at Exponential last week.  I’ve gotta brag on him a little bit…. Brad Leeper is one of the senior fundraising strategists at Generis, one of the leading Christian fundraising consulting firms in the country.  I was introduced to Brad […]

Posted by: Julie on Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Chinese Food, Collaboration, and Church Planting

What do you get when you put those three things together?  You get the picture to the left!  This is our crowd at the Exponential Conference last week in Orlando.  This year’s theme was, ‘The DNA of Reproducing Churches,’ so naturally our team had a lot to say – and a lot to learn from the […]

Posted by: Julie on Monday, April 28th, 2008

A Generous Church: A Historic Day in the Life of Community!

This past weekend was truly a remarkable, milestone weekend in the life of Community Christian Church!  As you’ve likely been reading on this blog (or hearing about in service), this weekend we did something we have never done before at Community.  We devoted the entire service to four teams of the Jesus Mission and then we […]

Posted by: Julie on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

Risks and Opportunities…

Ok, I have to brag a bit on my new friend and esteemed colleague Ed Bahler.  Ed came out to Community this past Monday to lead us in a day-long vision/strategy session regarding an opportunity we are exploring in the nearby under-resourced community of East Aurora.  We gathered together a group of a few staff leaders from Community, a few […]

Posted by: Julie on Thursday, April 17th, 2008