Archive for Archive for May, 2008

Obstacles to Generosity…

Back in December, we did a series called Audible and we talked about a new vision we were hearing from God… a vision that requires generosity of our whole lives and selves – generosity of our time, our relationships, and our finances.  (If you missed it, listen to the message here.)  Within the context of the […]

Posted by: Julie on Thursday, May 29th, 2008

If Someone Gave $1 Million to NewThing…

This week I had the pleasure of spending time with our 17 NewThing Affiliates, our lead pastors from all 17 NewThing Affiliate churches across the country.  What an impressive group this is.  These guys are entrepreneurial, innovative, committed, and relentlessly devoted to catalyzing a movement of reproducing churches that help people find their way back […]

Posted by: Julie on Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Effects of the Shopping Fast…

Tomorrow, May 9, marks the halfway point of my 6-month shopping fast.  It has been an extremely humbling experience, and I continue to learn a lot from it. Why do I do a shopping fast?  Here’s why: * Discipline:  It’s a good practice to be able to do without things for a period of time.  […]

Posted by: Julie on Thursday, May 8th, 2008