Direct from David: How’s that praying thing going?

On Sunday, we talked about how important it is to Pray Like Jesus and are now on a renewed quest to pray more. (more…)

Direct from David: A slightly selfish Direct this week?

My heart (as well as those of other pastors) has been heavy over the last few weeks as the evangelical world has been rocked by accusations directed at a high-profile pastor named Bill Hybels.  (more…)

Direct from David: Anybody reading this feeling lonely?

We are so blessed to have a team of communicators here at Whitewater who passionately and creatively share God’s Word.  (more…)

Direct from David: It was indeed for everyone.

Easter was indeed for EVERYONE.

Direct from David: It’s for everyone – and we mean EVERYONE!

Bob Franquiz, Founder of Church Ninja, said he watched a video once about famed investor Warren Buffet (the third richest man in America). Besides going to McDonald’s every day (which is hilarious), he gave a tour of his office.

Direct from David: Some weeks are better than others! Want to know why?

Some weeks I absolutely love being a pastor at a church like Whitewater. (There are a few days that I don’t too, but that’s another Direct!) (more…)

Direct from David: 5 things I cannot keep secret…

1. Our Donor Day this week was a big success! (more…)

Direct from David: It’s almost time!

What is the church really? In our Like Jesus journey last Sunday, we talked about that.

Direct from David: Who are you, really?

I got lots of feedback on my hats from last Sunday.

Direct from David: Four things I love on this Valentine’s Day

This is the day we celebrate our love for those who mean the most to us. Here are four things I love today (besides those candy sweet tarts)! (more…)

Direct from David: Four things I get to do (and you can too)!

1. I get to teach about things I love. Last Sunday, I got to teach from John 3 with the help of my granddaughter Brooklyn.

Get out of that boat to fix crazy!

I preached from a boat last Sunday. A crazy idea for a sermon about a crazy man who desperately needed to be Like Jesus.

Some Whitewater staff changes in this new year…

We are blessed to have people serve on our staff who love the church and want to be Like Jesus. As the church has grown, so has our staff in many ways.  (more…)

Direct From Micah?

I can’t wait for this weekend: we’ll kick off our new series called Think Like Jesus. Every week, we’ll be asking a simple question: What did Jesus think was true? (more…)

What a ride!!

2018 will be a ride like no other at Whitewater as we become Like Jesus.

Any interest in becoming more LIKE JESUS? 

How’s your 2018 going so far? (Besides cold!)

What happened on Christmas Eve at Whitewater?

What an awesome Christmas Eve at Whitewater! I heard about it all the way in Virginia where our family was celebrating Christmas this year. (more…)

It’s here!

Christmas week has finally arrived. Are you ready?


It was a colorful sermon!

For Elvis it was blue and for us it was red last week. I’m talking about the new series we launched last Sunday – The Colors of Christmas. I bet you see a ton of red this week if you look!  (more…)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

December, winter, and Christmas have finally arrived! Saw snow flurries this morning for the first time – not sure I’m excited about it either!