Stories of impact

Inspirational stories and news of God's work throughout the Converge movement

Discipleship & spiritual formation

The Importance of Fervent Prayer

I was reminded last week of the importance of prayer. Not just personal prayer that is a regular part of our daily spiritual disciplines, but a fervent, congregation-wide or region-wide movement of prayer. In a meeting last week about the Great Barrington, MA church plant, I was asked if I had initiated a Converge Northeast – wide prayer effort.

Jan 29 2024

The Next Generation

Where are the next generation of pastors, leaders and missionaries coming from? What is your role in raising up the next generation of leader?

Aug 30 2023

The God of delays (John 11)

What do we do with the delays of life? The moment when we ask God to move, and it doesn’t seem like He’s doing anything or at the very least, He is moving at a very slow pace. The moments when we ask for healing that doesn’t come, for restoration that doesn’t happen, for the mending of a broken heart that seems to break more.

Jul 28 2023

Praying for our enemies

Many of us are familiar with the story of Jonah. God calls Jonah to go to Nineveh, but he proceeds to go the opposite direction, essentially trying to flee from God. He ends up on a ship in the middle of a storm, gets tossed overboard and is swallowed by a big fish. Jonah calls out to God in his distress, God hears and causes the fish to eject Jonah on dry land.

May 26 2023

Will you be my friend?

Christian friendships are valuable. What does that look like in your life?

Jun 28 2022