The Jesus journey is not a boring drive on a predictable, straight-away highway. It’s a mountain hike. A winding trail. With dips and rises, twists and turns. Formidable challenges. Unexpected surprises.
And course shifts.
Something like three years ago, Carrie and I began to sense a significant shift was coming up around the bend for our family. Perhaps the most significant shift of our lives.
During the summer of 2019 the picture became more clear. It was time to begin preparing ourselves to leave the only church my wife and kids have ever known. It wasn’t a matter of whether or not it would happen. It was now simply a matter of when? how? and what next?