This Is What Love Looks Like

Out of the stump of David’s family will grow a shoot— yes, a new Branch bearing fruit from the old root. 2 And the Spirit of the Lord will rest on him— the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and the fear...
A New Hope

A New Hope

This is a vision that Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem: 2 In the last days, the mountain of the Lord’s house will be the highest of all— the most important place on earth. It will be raised above the other hills, and people from all over the...

College Zoom

The “College Student Transition” Team invites ABCCONN churches to a ZOOM conversation How is your church reaching out and ministering to college students? Join us via ZOOM As we examine Best Practices for reaching and ministering to college-aged students ❖ Come and...

Retool / Refocus

The question I have heard the most in my 30-plus years of ministry has been how can we (meaning the Church) reach more young people. The second most common question is a statement. However, this statement begs the question to be asked. The statement is we are a small...

Learning to Listen

  While still a Pastor in Lincoln, NE, I experienced a seven (7) year dry spell where I did not hear God speak to my heart. I did everything I knew to do. I prayed, read my Bible, etc. still silence. What I did have was my faith that God had been with me and the...

Becoming a Beloved Community

They were all with one accord in one place.   Act 2:1 In my address to the participants and delegates at the ABCCONN Annual meeting held in September 2021, I invited ABCCONN to imagine a new paradigm of the regional ministry. I preposed that we who make up ABCCONN...