Cyclical Interviews: Fairlight Collins Lower

From serving as moderator of the Presbytery of San Diego to connecting with people who would never have previously considered themselves part of a church, Rev. Fairlight Collins Lower shares about her discernment process around starting a new kind of worshiping community in this month’s video interview. Please drop us a line at connect@cyclicalsd.org if…

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Cyclical Interviews: David Tran & Table San Diego

We have all faced numerous challenges throughout this year: pandemic, systemic racial injustice, wildfires and other natural disasters — and, on top of this, church leaders have been working faithfully to answer the question of what it means for the church to be an incarnational, embodied presence in a time of social distancing. We are…

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Cyclical SD Stories: Ebenezer Church

Our friends at Ebenezer Church have just been featured in a new video and article by the Presbyterian Mission Agency! In the video below, the powerful impact of Ebenezer’s ministry can be seen in the stories of local partners such as Stephanie Brown (Principal of Montgomery Middle STEAM Magnet School) and Christopher Nayve (University of…

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Welcome to Cyclical San Diego

See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. — Isaiah 43:19 We are thankful for the vision of the Presbytery of San Diego to see church planting as an essential part of its mission moving…

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Why 50 Churches of 100 Are Better Than 1 Church of 5,000

In his insightful article 11 Advantages Of Having 50 Churches Of 100 Instead Of 1 Church Of 5,000, Karl Vaters makes the compelling argument that big churches are not the only way to see the Kingdom of God move forward. How many failed churches might still be alive and well today if we didn’t pressure them to…

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