Josh Packard on “The Dones”

Josh Packard graciously came to speak to our staff today.  Josh is a PhD in Sociology of Religion and teaches at University of Northern Colorado Philosophy Department.  He recently authored Church Refugees, a sociological study of the “Dones.”  The book...

Boxing Match or Beauty Contest?

For the Discovery Church family, this blog post is a very brief excerpt of Sunday’s sermon. A couple of years ago, my friend Brian Mavis was preaching at Discovery and he posed the question, “Is the church’s relationship to culture a boxing match or...

Dave Runyon on Life Change and Alignment

Dave Runyon stopped by our staff meeting on Tuesday to share his experience with aligning his gifts and passion with his primary vocation.  Dave lives what he believes and to his point below, changes his life to align with his belief and core conviction.  His impact...

Kim Skattum on Long Term Leadership Health

Kim Skattum stopped by our staff meeting recently to share some of the lessons he has learned after 35 years of leading in a local church.  Kim is a local church pastor whom many of us count as a mentor. What I wished I knew when I started 1) Be intentional about your...

Rigidity, Fluidity and the Mixed Message

Toward the end of the cuban missile crisis in 1962, tensions were rising and nuclear war was becoming a near certainty. Russia and Cuba were constructing a nuclear site on Cuba with a firing range that could devastate over 80% of USA’s land. Russia famously...