Does God Play Hide ‘N Seek?

Remember when you were a kid and you just wanted to play hide ’n seek… like all the time? I remember playing different variations on that game. Monsters in the dark, Kick-the-can, Tag, Spy, and their are so many more. My kids love playing hide ’n seek. And they’re terrible at it. They always give up…

Staying Missionally Engaged

A couple of years ago I was on a call with a church-planting coach. We were approaching our One Year Anniversary and my coach had a few insights into what year two may look like. As always with any coach, there’s a good amount of encouragement and then a warning or a “Hey, you should probably…

Living to Please

Who do you live to please? There’s really only a couple of options. People live to please themselves or someone else. We have gurus and self-help experts who tell us: “Take care of number one!” “Get Yours!” “You do you!” There was a point in history where people served someone higher than them in social standing,…

Lonely Places

Have you ever listened to the Bible being read out loud? Lately, I’ve been listening to the book of Luke through the YouVersion Bible App. When I listen to something I’ve previously read, I hear it differently, and gain a fresh perspective. And through this listening, a few things have jumped out at me. Especially this… But Jesus often…

Turning Fear into Joy

Yesterday I spent the day with my family at Wild Water Adventure Park, or as you long-time Clovis people would say, Clovis Lakes. The park has changed a lot since I was a kid, but some things remain pretty much the same… like the big family tube ride, The Rapids. This is the first time…

Adventure is Everywhere.

Do you agree with that statement? Most kids seek out adventure. Their natural bent is to move towards adventurous things, even dangerous things. But at some point along the way, many of us lose our sense of adventure. Why? In short, I believe it to be the result of two types of conditioning: experiential and cultural conditioning.…

Introducing Rachel | LDP Intern

Just after Easter, we hired two interns at Two Cities Church. They are going through something we’re calling the Leadership Development Program. Twice a month they participate in a round table discussion on leadership principles and how they apply to the church and life. They each specialize in an area of the church and have…

Introducing Ryan | LDP Intern

Just after Easter, we hired two interns at Two Cities Church. They are going through something we’re calling the Leadership Development Program. Twice a month they participate in a round table discussion on leadership principles and how they apply to the church and life. They each specialize in an area of the church and have…