Monthly Archives: March 2008

The Sunday Report

Man, I’m not one to complain about this very often (because it’s just a part of being a pastor and a christian in general), but I feel like me and my family have been under attack – on a lot of levels – big time these last couple of weeks.

That being said, after the last 2 weeks at Iron City I can’t imagine devoting my life to anything else. We’ve had a couple dozen new people at ICC for our services and a pretty decent number at our vision meeting this afternoon.

I just know that God is working to “release” many of them (and a bunch of us regulars) from the junk that is holding them back. Addictions, destructive habits, and negative attitudes are all in play.

The last two weeks have been great – the music has been kicking, the energy level has been off the charts, our people have been over the top – but I have an intense feeling that we’re entering into one of those “only God” seasons of ministry.

Transforming the Pittsburgh metro area with the love of Jesus… Only God could do that!


“Whupped” is a good old southern word that not all yinz will understand, but it does a good job of describing how I feel right now.

All the excitement of (and preparation for) Easter, coupled with starting a new part-time job last week, has left me low on the energy gauge. Thankfully, its a good drained feeling.

I’m so excited about the coming days at ICC! We just revisited and set the message calendar for the upcoming months and its going to be a blast.

I’d love to tell you more, but…



Need sleepy…

One more thing

All of our Easter invitations used the line “Come Celebrate Easter with the PEEPS at Iron City.”  


On top of everything else from Sunday, we gave away 1,000 Peeps to the people in attendance.

Thanks to all the peeps who made Sunday happen, who came to check us out, and who sacrificed their sugar-coated marshmallow bodies for the cause . . .

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