July 15, 2020

This summer, I got to share some thoughts and learnings from Soma's church planting residency with our friends at Send Institute. I would have shared the same things if we weren't in the middle of a game-changing pandemic, but COVID has certainly made some of these lea...

June 23, 2020

HERE'S the June-July 2020 edition of the update we sent to prayer and financial supporters for our ministry with Saturate.

In this edition, we reflect on unique gifts God's given during COVID lockdown, and announce the rollout of several online training options we were...

May 7, 2020

I had the honor of writing a piece for my friends at CTpastors on discipleship in smaller groups, to help the many churches who had to "pivot" from their larger programs during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, to focus on discipleship in smaller venues.

"The coronavirus p...

April 29, 2020

"One of my favorite things in my book A Field Guide for Everyday Mission is the '101 ways' we suggested, to help followers of Jesus engage not-yet-believing neighbors, co-workers and friends in winsome, tangible, and meaningful ways. In a season where most of the world...

April 16, 2020

Personal Note: One of the biggest bummers for the Connelly family, regarding COVID-19, is that we were slated for a trip to Australia in June. We were getting some family time, and primarily Jess and I were slated to serve churches in three different states as well as...

April 14, 2020

HERE'S the April-May 2020 edition of the update we sent to prayer and financial supporters for our ministry with Saturate.

In this edition, we reflect on our first month wrestling with COVID-19 shifts and lockdown, and ways we're "pivoting" in response -- both as family...

April 13, 2020

In early February, I was asked to write an Easter post for Saturate's blog. I did so, then completely forgot about it when COVID hit and everything changed in early March.

But our team posted the blog on Good Friday, and I believe the content is even more needed now tha...

April 7, 2020

This article started with a question from one leader, that I've since heard from others: “How do I know I'm leading well when there aren’t playbooks...or litmus tests for a time like this?”

I was honored to write a few reflections on how to know if we're "Leading Well.....

April 6, 2020

After a week or so of pure gospel/heart content, our Saturate team started answering questions about ministry and mission in this unique season of quarantine. And Plant Fort Worth rearranged our already-planned lunch with city councilman (and trained medical doctor) Br...

March 27, 2020

Our Saturate Team intentionally stayed slow in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. To quote the first newsletter that went out after much of the US went into quarantine, "we believe we have resources, thoughts, and encouragements for this moment. And we’ll try to poin...

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