We are just coming down from a powerful weekend in Missoula. Watching God work in people’s lives’ through the gospel message never gets old — there is nothing like it. It has been two years since the last time we had a Skull Church event here and it felt great to be back. The Wilma Theater has a lot of character. It has hosted every kind of concert imaginable — from Skrillex and Macklemore to Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson and everything in between. The last two nights it was a platform where people met Jesus.
Our team did such a great job. Every last one of them. Raul and the entire team at Fresh Life Missoula got after it in a major way, putting many, many hours in before and during the event. One of the highlights of the weekend for me was getting to go to church at our campus here yesterday. Partnering with John Mark McMillan and The Afters was a huge honor. All of the guys in both bands were so kind and excited to be a part of the event.
Missoula is a one of a kind city. It is weird, proud of it and has no intention to change. I love this city and it’s eclectic, eccentric vibe. It is a very different place — you have the whole “A River Runs Through It” vibe mixed with a kind of Seattle-type mindset found in many college towns. I believe with all my heart that Jesus has huge plans for this place and all the people who call it home. It has been and is a genuine joy to love and serve God here.
We have one more Skull Church event this year. We are going to be going to Helena in October. Helena is the state capitol and we have never done ministry there and I can’t wait to see what God will do.
Here is the Skull Church Missoula lookbook: