Archives for August 2007

Life Learnings and New Connections

10.    People have no idea what it takes to pull off 6 services a weekend for 20,000 people 52 weeks a year. The online learning environment is the coolest thing since sliced bread. I have an entirely new appreciation for guys/girls who have created cyberspace as we know it.  I have no idea how it […]

Book Review: The Irresistible Revolution

Ok…so maybe it is not a complete review, but I’ve started reading The Irresistible Revolution by Shane Claiborne. WOW…this guy is rolling. It reminds me of reading Erwin McManus’ book, “The Barbarian Way“. I am loving the read…you might too. Not that you’ll agree with everything, but we all need to be learning and we […]

Street to the Seat gets a Facelift and a Podcast!

With the help of a friend and fellow pastor we are just finishing a fantastic update the Street to the Seat blog. In fact, this Thursday, August 30th we will be launching the new look and feel of Street to the Seat. The response to the conversation surrounding Street to the Seat has been so […]

Sabbatical Time in the Garden

In the midst of everything we do as pastors and lay leaders we must find a time to Sabbath if we are ever going to be healthy, holy, and live a life of humility. Preaching, teaching, and “pulling off” Sunday services isn’t your Sabbath. Let me challenge you to find your Sabbath time with the […]

America’s Most Innovative Churches

Excerpt from Outreach Magazines search for America’s Most Innovative Churches…Who’s Your Pick? “As Outreach Magazine gears up for our second annual America’s Most Innovative Churches list, coming in the January/February 2008 issue, we want your help! We want to hear about the churches YOU think are innovative, the diverse churches, perhaps under our radar, that […]

SAAB Service

As I was walking through the parking lot on my way to my car when I noticed a guy sitting in his new SAAB 9-5 with his windows down listening to our services via our outside speakers. Makes me want more speakers around our campus. Just goes to prove there are persons searching for a […]

I came across this really creative idea yesterday from a couple of my fellow blogger’s. Tim Stevens, Executive Pastor at Granger Community Church is really being creative with the new series they are leading. Check out the promo for their new series. Billboards, and My Office Secrets. © Kerry R. Mackey, All Rights Reserved

Celebrate Recovery Bible: Just Released

I just happen to be setting at the Celebrate Recovery Conference and they have just released the Celebrate Recovery Bible. Way to go Pastor John Baker. © Kerry R. Mackey, All Rights Reserved

StS Bookstore on Amazon

Hey Gang. OK, it isn’t so apparent as to how you can access our StS Online Bookstore through Amazon, so your numerous emails say. My bad! Sorry for the confusion. The direct link is You can also click on “CLICK to SHOP ONLINE” in the right hand tool bar of the blog. The link […]


I started my formal training to teach at Rockbridge Seminary today and I can’t tell you how much I have already learned about what Jesus is doing around the world in bring about His plan through so many great men and women. If you have ever considered seminary education and just don’t think you can […]