Entries by Pete

Partner over Planting

How long does it take to build trust? How long does it take to understand the culture of a block? A neighborhood? A city? These are some of the more pressing questions that must be asked when starting a new church. From personal experience, I can tell you the answer. It’s longer than you’d think or […]

You don’t want to miss this!!!

When I was growing up, having dinner together was a high priority for my family. All six of us. My parents sat at the ends of the table and all the kids sat in the middle. Boys on one side and girls on the other. This was such a great time for us to connect, […]

Time to Wake Up

We are going to pursue a dream, that to my knowledge, has never been pursued. At least, not to the extent, depth, or length that we are considering. This may be foolish. It may be dangerous. It will certainly be challenging and exhausting. But there is a sleeping giant out there, and if she woke […]

As You Go

What should get the higher priority – corporate or individual mission? This has been a question the leaders at ID have been asking during the course of the summer.  I thank God that these are the types of questions we’re wrestling with! One reason for this tension is that not every individual feels called or […]

The City Changed Me

During the summer of 2013, I was fully convinced that God had sent my family to Milwaukee Wisconsin to plant a church that would change the city.  Five years later, I am now fully convinced that God sent us to Milwaukee so that the city could change us. Backstory Prior to planting Imago Dei Church, […]