3 Truths For Living More Simply

In the book Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less Greg McKeown gives three truths that will help an individual live a lifestyle of simplicity or as he calls it an essentialist lifestyle: Understand you have a choice. You choose how to spend your energy and time. The prevalence of noise. Almost everything is noise and very few…

7 Things Which Weaken Good Leadership by Ron Edmondson

Ron’s website is a resource I regularly read and take to heart. His wisdom and humility will serve you well. This is a great post on things which weaken leadership. Original post can be viewed here. There are times I’m a better leader than other times. Sometimes this is my fault. Other times the cause…

Meet our Young Adult Pastor candidate!

Our church has been in a discussion for many months about bringing someone to Foothills to help our pastoral team reach and serve a younger demographic. We are thrilled that on February 12th Cody Bishop will be preaching “in view of a call” to serve as Foothills’ Young Adult Pastor. He’ll preach in both the 9:00 and…

January – March 2017 Reading Schedule

Over the past several years I’ve tried to be more intentional in thinking through the books I read.  You might be asking, “for what purpose?” Plain and simple, it helps me be a better a leader, which in turn influences me as a husband, dad and pastor. You’ve heard the axiom: leaders are readers. And…

Doubt becomes sin when, instead of seeking truth and a deeper knowledge of God, it seeks to undermine or reject him – Barnabas Piper

This post was written by Barnabas Piper. You can find the original post here. I am grateful for Barnabas’ words of transparency; they’re refreshing and deeply encouraging. Justin pastored a mid-sized suburban church. He started as the youth pastor, weathered some leadership changes, grew in respect and influence, and was eventually called to lead the…