Honey, I Flipped the Stage

Tonight’s Ash Wednesday worship felt truly significant. Our teaching pastor Nick Cunningham spoke truth beyond his years and the imposition of ashes is always a powerful experience. What will make this a most memorable night however, will be that we flipped the room – made a small stage in the back and used our main...

Lead Strong: Ginghamsburg’s 2014 CHANGE THE WORLD conference

Ginghamsburg’s signature CHANGE THE WORLD conference is coming up April 3 & 4 and the excitement is growing! Our staff and church family love having company and some of my best memories are from these annual events. Karen Smith is our Director of Missional Operations and oversees the execution of these conferences, a job for...

What in the World??? – a hallway display

It’s no secret that most churches are somewhat “communicationally” challenged. And by that I mean that we struggle to create engagement, both with the “outside” world and with those inside our congregations – and Ginghamsburg is no different. We struggle just like others with what to post, what to announce in worship, what warrants weekend...

Inspiring You

Frequently I get asked how i come up with all the designs  for our projects. The answer is two-fold. First,I’m constantly thinking, ideating and asking myself “what if??” -mentally testing my ideas and exploring all the materials on hand. Yes, it’s a disease. Second, pictures of what others have done become quite inspiring to my...

Souper Bowl Canslide

i’m not a huge football fan but i love partnering with New Path each year to stage the Souper Bowl in Ginghamsburg’s lobby, replenishing our South Campus food pantry. New Path feeds close to 700 families every month and let me just say they are one AMAZING outreach. We created two goal stations. The goalposts...

RENEGADE GOSPEL Stage Design

  When our Ginghamsburg Worship Design Team met to dream and design our summer series, lead pastor Mike Slaughter felt strongly that our three-month study should hit the theme of discipleship. Calling ourselves Christians and understanding what it means to name Jesus as LORD are two different things, he relayed. The Church may have treaded...