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Legacy: Living Life With Intention

Legacy: Living Life With Intention

Where were you a decade ago? I keep hearing this question and as a result have been reflecting on the last ten years in my story. In the last decade, I transitioned from higher education professional life to a life in church planting. This transition was, and still is...

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2019 Celebration Video

2019 Celebration Video

 "I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now." Philippians 1:3-5THANK YOU for your friendship in church planting. With your...

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Persevere Through The Season

Persevere Through The Season

I’ve had the privilege of serving the same church for twenty-one years, the past ten in the lead role. Sometimes raw adrenaline can carry leaders through the first season of ministry (usually a year or so). When the honeymoon ends, the adrenaline wanes, and everyone...

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Diversity

Diversity

I’m a NorCal girl, turned PNW girl and in the last ten years, have become southwest girl...more specifically a Burqueña (an Albuquerque local).  So in my humble opinion, West Coast is the best coast! The western region of the United States is the largest region in the...

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The Sled of Shame

The Sled of Shame

As church planters, there are dozens of people who rely on us especially and sometimes very intensely during the holiday season. It is so important to take a minute to reflect on our own lives: to remember, reflect, and renew. RememberDo you remember Razor sleds? If...

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Unstoppable

Unstoppable

My first year at Exponential was when I was a recent college graduate, interning with Stadia. I attended the conference with my team to help wherever I was needed. I was able to sit in on a couple of sessions and workshops. I met church planters and heard their...

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A Church on Every Corner?

A Church on Every Corner?

Church planting in the South is a loaded statement. There are a lot of assumptions people make and therefore a lot of questions asked about church planting in the South. A question that comes up frequently is why are you planting in a place that has a “church on every...

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Build Bridges, Not Silos

Build Bridges, Not Silos

Hi everyone! My name is Wes Blackburn and I’m the lead pastor of Crossbridge Christian Church in Tallahassee, Florida. Our church was actually one of the first Stadia plants, launched in 2005. My wife Brittany and I moved here from our home in the Chicago suburbs in...

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Eternity Is At Stake

Eternity Is At Stake

Newlyweds and recent Air Force Academy graduates, Zane and Taylor Moxley, believe in Stadia’s mission for every child to have a church. Zane says, “Every child should have an opportunity to hear about the same grace and salvation that Taylor and I have had the...

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