Chris' Blog

My hope is that you’ll find this blog to be a resource for study, inspiration for sharing the Gospel with our city and encouragement for living in constant communion with God. From my thoughts that didn't make the sermon to teachings and notes that will help you in your study, I hope you’ll visit the blog often for additional thoughts and insights. You’ll also find my observations and learnings about fathering, pastoring and life. Thanks for joining me here!

Warm Is The New Cool

July 10, 2018 | Catherine Knuckles

When I heard Josh’s sermon on Sunday, Warm is the New Cool, about how a warm church should include young people “like a family,” it made me think of my own experience when I was 24....

The One Decision

October 29, 2015 | Chris Payne

This past Sunday at New Charlotte, I had the amazing privilege to speak to our middle school students in The Hub. Middle school can be really tough. These in-between “wonder” years are...