Our Calling: Why Sandals Church Should Continue to Grow

Lately, I have been asked many questions about my calling and the calling of Sandals Church. Why is it necessary to have so many new campuses? Is Sandals following Christ or building an empire? Can you really be an effective pastor in a mega church? These questions have caused me to examine my own calling and to reflect on my dad, who is no longer with us.  Continue reading Our Calling: Why Sandals Church Should Continue to Grow

A Part of Something Bigger: The Launch of Sandals Church Moreno Valley

I have always wanted to be part of something BIG. I worked for my dad during and after college, and my sister once said to me, “You should get your masters degree and go work for a big company like Nike”. She knew I wanted to be part of something bigger and thought that was the best route to get there. I didn’t get my masters or work for Nike, but through the years I knew God was preparing me for something BIG. Like my sister, I thought it would be in business, but it was bigger than that. I became a campus pastor at Sandals Church.  Continue reading A Part of Something Bigger: The Launch of Sandals Church Moreno Valley

Not Just Another Phone Call: The Launch of Sandals Church East Valley

I was sitting at the dinner table with my family eating tacos when the phone rang. Who calls at this hour? Apparently, our Executive Pastor Dan Zimbardi does. And when he calls, you answer. “DZ” casually got straight to the point: “Hey Adam, Pastor Matt and I want to meet with you on Thursday to discuss the possibility of you becoming our next campus pastor. Are you available?” You know, no big deal, just another phone call. Except this wasn’t just another phone call! Wrapped up in this one phone call were all kinds of other things… Continue reading Not Just Another Phone Call: The Launch of Sandals Church East Valley