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18 Years of RockChurch

Exactly eighteen years ago—May 31, 1998—one hundred-fifty people showed up on a Sunday night in Pekin, Illinois for a new church plant pastored by two twenty-somethings (me and Annette) whose slogan was (and yes, we have since changed it) “GOOD PEOPLE, GOOD ROCK & ROLL, AND JESUS!” Little did we know then that our journey […]

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i Love My Church (Part 2)

In Matthew 5 (MSG) Jesus said, God is not a secret to be kept. We’re going public with this…

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i Love My Church (Part 1)

“I Love My Church Because My Church is His Church!”

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5 Reasons To Invest In The Local Church

5 Reasons To Invest In The Local Church

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12 Reasons You’ve Got To Be At RockChurch This Weekend!

#1 You will receive a second chance. #2 Your kids will have the best 70 minutes of their week. #3 You will be high-fived more than once. #4 You will get to see my friend Oj jump up & down while slapping the bass. #5 You will laugh. In church? Yep. #6 You will fit […]

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7 Reasons To Bring A Friend To RockChurch This Weekend!

7 Reasons To Bring A Friend To RockChurch This Weekend! 1. They will finally understand why you always pleaded, “You gotta come to my church!” 2. They will be steamrolled with kindness. 3. There’s a good chance you will hear them say under their breath, “Dang. This band is good.” 4. They will say, “So, […]

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An Open Letter to Those Hurt By Christians

To all my friends who have been hurt, lied to, and/or judged by Christians (aka The Church), I AM SORRY.

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Movie Madness :: Stand Tall

What can we learn from the movie #WhenTheGameStandsTall? It takes EFFORT to stand tall on Team Jesus.

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10 Reasons Why You Can’t Take Jesus Literally If You Don’t Take The Bible Literally

I’m all for human reasoning and logic, but the reality is the Bible is packed with stories that are not logical.

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