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Church Leadership

Introducing the Commissional Institute: a new school for local church leaders in NJ!

By on November 28, 2017

When I was in Seminary, I learned a ton. It was a great season for me. Technically, I’m still there…I just put my classes on hold because I knew the time was right to start implementing things and planting a new church. One of the difficulties I had was…


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Church Life

God’s Timing: Church Planting 10 Years Later

By on August 31, 2016

Exactly 10 years ago this this month, I transitioned from my job as Youth Director at First Assembly of God in Shrewsbury, NJ to join the pastoral team at Calvary Lighthouse in Lakewood. I began serving there primarily because I could join theirĀ Ocean School of Ministry and work towards…

Monmouth County, NJ

Award winning blogger, pastor, and VP of a small engineering firm. Darren and his wife Kristin spend their free time raising 3 girls and helping fuel a movement of #KingdomCollaboration.