Observation and Experience

Observation and Experience

Radiant Church Juneau is determined to be a church that offers a gospel response to our Juneau culture. To understand our culture it’s vital we know the daily and weekly rhythms of our city. We need to recognize our peculiar cultural seasons (of which there are three: Legislative Season, Tourist Season and Fall.) In response […]

Leaving the plant to plant again, part 1

Leaving the plant to plant again, part 1

God allowed me to plant Soteria (now Port Gardner Community) Church in March 2005. In quick succession I left my role as the Executive Pastor of a large church, recruited the college-career group, raised a healthy amount of money, aligned with Acts 29 and planted ten minutes away in downtown Everett, WA. Admittedly I had […]

Leaving the plant to plant again, part 2

Leaving the plant to plant again, part 2

Deb and I visited Juneau, Alaska in September of 2011. This trip was predicated by our desire to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary, albeit several months late. Admittedly, we wanted to see if God was doing something Alaska-themed in us. Within minutes of our arrival we had a discernible Holy Spirit moment, (not always discernible […]

Plant AK

Plant AK

Here in Southeast Alaska our fall season starts most years in August. The fall of 2014 began in June. Record-setting rains all summer. Disgruntled tourists and soaked locals all around, and already too many articles in the paper about “‘fun’ things to do in the rain” (not helpful.) But weather aside, the vacations are over, […]