Following Jesus – Making Disciples – Changing the World

Exciting Times

Exciting Times  Yesterday I browsed through the “connect cards” from the last several months.  An exciting pattern emerged: we are seeing an unusual number of visitors who are interested in making Journey their church family and in joining with us in the mission God has given us. Later as I visited with Todd and with several of the leaders, that sense of…

You Are the Worship Team

You are the worship team. The corporate you. It’s not the band, the leader or any of the people holding microphones. Don’t get me wrong, they are part of the team, but ultimately, we want every person who walks into the building to feel they are part of the worship. We’ve tried over the years to break the mindset of worship team…

Leadership Board Update June 2018

Journey Community Church Leadership Update, June 2018 Our Leadership is so thankful for the faithfulness of God as he leads our church. At times during this “interim” period we feel like the Israelites must have felt – led by God, but somehow “not yet” at home.  We look forward to having a Pastor chosen and in place, but we praise God for…

Director of Pastoral Care

The Elders and Leadership Team of Journey Church have been thinking and praying quite a bit for our church during this time of transition, as you might expect.    We have been feeling very comfortable regarding the Sunday worship, the high level of participation of volunteers in support and leadership roles and the general spirit of the congregation overall.   However, one of our…

How Do We Pick Our Songs Each Sunday?

How do we pick songs at Journey Church? The easy answer is that the worship leader picks the song for the set and runs them by the Director of Worship and/or the Pastor. The reality is that there are several factors involved. First and foremost is prayer. This goes way beyond asking God, “What songs should I pick?” I ask this often,…

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