Social Media Church

A fellow pastor in my conference linked me to an article written by a social media pastor on Fox News entitled, “Church as We Know it is Over. Here’s What’s Next.” While the writer had good points and I agree with the premise that the church is in need of a shift to reach the…

Featured on Relevant Magazine

Imagine my surprise when I was scrolling through Facebook today and saw a link to my own work on Relevant Magazine’s webpage! While technically this excerpt from my book, A Taste of Jesus, was published on their page about two years ago, I had no expectation to see it republished. My heart immediately started pumping as I…

Planting Microchurches

Some pastors in our conference are setting out to launch a network of Microchurches in the Michiana (Michigan-Indiana) area. This endeavor is a joint venture between the Wabash and Southern Michigan Conferences with the goal of establishing a network of churches. Today on The SMC Podcast, we talk with Dwight to hear the story of how this…

Interview with Pastor Paul Jones

My friend Paul Jones and his church recently sold their building and bought mobile church equipment. They now set up in a local middle school every Sunday and it’s really cool. Having worked for a portable church in the past, I know much of what this journey is like. Check out my interview with him…

Facing the Impossible

In today’s interview, Michael Forney gives us spiritual advice for facing the impossible tasks that come up in our churches. Check out this podcast episode on Southern Michigan Conference’s Webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.