A Place of Worship

A Place of Worship

We got a new front door mat a few months ago that says “Be Here Now” on it. Maybe we’re past the trend of a set of words being the defining feature of home decor, but I really like this one because it’s oddly obvious. “Be here now? Where...
Why church?

Why church?

I’ve spent a lot of time in the past few years wrestling with this question, or the slightly more precise “why should we gather together at this thing we call a church service?” I think it’s a really important question, and I’m going to...
Aesthetics matter

Aesthetics matter

I’ve spent a lot of my time in ministry dealing with aesthetics in one way or another. I’ve done video work, screen design, stage design, lighting design, print material, and obviously music, just to name a few. I’ve had great (and difficult)...

Cynicism and dirty hands

I’m currently on the cusp of a great new adventure, and as with most times of transitions in our lives, I think it’s a great time to reflect on some things and set some goals for the future. One thing that I’ve been thinking of specifically is how...

September Recap

September has been a busy month for me, with a few cool highlights I thought I’d share. Working in full time ministry at a church, September is always when things ramp up and this year was no different – we’ve had lots of ministries starting back up...
Two weeks to go….

Two weeks to go….

Update: I’ve had some questions about how to contribute to the campaign, so here’s the very brief rundown. Go to www.indiegogo.com/davesiverns and click on the ‘contribute now’ link on the right hand side. You can then select a perk and pay via...