Starting Storyline

As you’ve been hearing over the past several weeks, we are well into the process of bringing on two internal elders to help provide a next level of wisdom, encouragement, and accountability to Ben and our staff team at Storyline. We are confident that the...

A few months ago, we prayed for and celebrated the launch of a new church plant in the heart of Denver called The Heights. We even sent a couple of our members to serve on the core team for this new gospel movement in the...

When God called a few of us to plant this church, we weren’t sure what to call it. As the Lead Pastor, I knew the final decision would fall on me but the input from our launch team was divided. While this conversation was happening,...

As a preacher, I often end my messages by inviting people to pray a prayer. I think it’s simple. I think it’s wise. As I suggest words to apply to one’s life, an uncertain person feels led to connect with God on a personal level....

At the heart of the New Testament is something called the Great Commission. You might call it “the Enormous Sending.” After rising from the dead, Jesus commanded his leaders: “Go out into the world and tell them what’s taken place!” Show and tell that the...

What has taken place with Storyline is nothing short of miraculous. Two years ago, this church was just an idea. A few of us gathered in hopes of planting a seed that would impact many lives. And praise God, the experiment seems to be working. At...

At Storyline, we believe that church membership is not only biblical, but it is wonderfully counter-cultural. Commitment is a low commodity in our neck of the woods and we challenge people often to move from “the bleacher seats to the ball field.” Here’s why. 5 Reasons...

Writing Down The Dream In 1936, an English Professor named J.R.R. Tolkien grudgingly graded a stack of student essays. Suddenly, a picture popped into his head. Before it was lost, he lunged for loose paper and wrote down what he saw: “In a hole in the...

[caption id="attachment_2851" align="alignright" width="225"] This verse has become my theme, a truth I can hold tight to![/caption] Genesis 35:3b – “He has been with me everywhere I have gone.” In my Life Journaling a few weeks ago, the Lord gave me this verse, and I scribbled it...

I’m Humiliated, and Invigorated, By Fundraising. Fundraising is an absolute necessity in my world of church planting. When I stepped away from a large church with a large budget, with a call to start a church from scratch, I felt a knot forming in my throat...