In today’s culture, it seems everyone has a desire to be a star. People crave attention and accolades, and let’s face it – some will do just about anything for five minutes of fame. Reality TV is a prime example. But really, the applause of ONE is truly enough. Watch as Pastor Derwin explains!
Pastors, we talk, preach and make much about leadership and how to be great leaders. But I wonder if we have it wrong? I wonder if our view of leadership is more like that of the pagan Romans than that of Jesus. During the Passover, Jesus’ disciples were talking to Jesus about leading and leadership […]
In the epic book and movie, Lord of the Rings, I’ve learned a great spiritual lesson that I pray will guide me; protect me and the people I lead at Transformation Church, including my precious wife and children. In this epic story, Sméagol kills a friend for a special ring that had been made by the […]
How did 120 Jewish followers in the first century turn into a multi-ethnic movement of over 33 million followers by 350 AD? Immediately we know they preached the Gospel under the power of the Holy Spirit. This is a given. Sociologist and comparative religion professor, Dr. Rodney Stark in His book, The Rise of Christianity, outlines […]
Dear Church Planter, do you feel like you are on an emotional roller coaster? Some days you feel like Jesus is going to plant the greatest church in the history of the church through you. Some days you feel like your massive inadequacies are going sink the church plant like the Titanic. May your fear, […]
Because people matter to God, they matter to us. This past Sunday we saw an incredible example of what happened when this truth captured a nine year old girl’s heart. She was moved to give! Please take three minutes to watch this inspiring video!
Dear Pastor-Elder, How are you doing? If I may, I’d like to share three pastoral leadership insights with you that are making me a better pastor-elder, thus is making Transformation Church more effective in advancing God’s Kingdom on earth. Maybe my experiences will help you too? For goodness sakes, we need each other, don’t we? […]
The late Bill Walsh transformed the way football was played in the NFL by developing the “West Coast Offense.” The NFL is what it is today because of him. He is one of the fathers and architects of Modern Day Football. Under his leadership, the the San Francico 49er’s became the standard of excellence in the NFL. Under […]
“If our community doesn’t get better because Transformation Church exists, then we have failed.” It’s a strong statement, but one we wholeheartedly believe. Watch this video to see an incredible way in which God used the generosity of Transformers to change our community this past weekend.
Wouldn’t it be incredibly sad to have a booming, Jesus-exalting community and world transforming church, and yet be emotionally unhealthy and miserable? Since the launch of Transformation Church on February 7, 2010, Jesus has blessed us in amazing ways. Our staff has grown from 3 to 27. Over 1,200 people have come to faith. Hundreds of people are […]