Kent Carlson

My Life Pursuit

I have an atheistic background. My family was actively involved in our neighborhood church, but as a young high schooler, I walked away from my faith and entered a season […]

Silence and Solitude

Many, if not most, people find the first adventures of solitude and silence to be difficult, perhaps even tremendously unsettling.


Not too long ago, I was having lunch with a new attender of our church who was a relatively new follower of Christ. This man was enthralled and enchanted by […]

Church Planters: Not the Competition

When my wife and I moved into the Folsom area to plant Oak Hills Church, one of the first things I did was to begin visiting the pastors in town. […]