I'm a Local Church Guy

I'm a local church guy. That wasn't the original plan I had, but it was the plan God had and I'm so glad He did. When I first felt God stirring my heart for ministry as a senior in High School I never thought it would be in the local church. Up until I was twenty-one I wanted to be an itinerant preacher. I read a biography of Billy Graham and had been greatly impacted by a few itinerant speakers who had come through my church. But after working for two years in the youth department at Bethel I w...

JC Move: Jesus Culture is moving to Sacramento!

Letter from Banning As many of you may have already heard, Jesus Culture is moving to the Sacramento area! This news was formally announced at our local church Bethel a few weeks ago. When we originally announced that Bethel was sending us to Sacramento, we were purposefully vague in some of the details. The purpose of this letter is to begin to fill in details and answer any questions you may have as well as continue to share our heart about the move. Many people have had questions about our mo...

Jesus Culture Bee – April 17th, 2015

Hey guys, It's been a week already? We have so much happening here the time really flies for us. This week is packed with news about where the Jesus Culture band is traveling, new lyric videos, a missions trip and an article to fuel you along in your walk. But before we get into all that can we take a moment to share with you some things God is speaking to us? Perfect. This week we're meditating on Lamentations which says, Through the Lord's mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions...

Jesus Culture Bee – April 2nd, 2015

Hey JC Bee readers, Thanks for taking a few to sit down with us and chat. It's a good week around here. We're looking forward to our first Easter service as a church this weekend. Jesus Culture Sacramento is a growing community full of passionate folks ready to make an impact in the region. If you haven't already, you can check out what our local church plant is all about over on our JC Sacramento website. New Music Video From Derek Johnson This Tuesday we released the music video for “Real L...

Jesus Culture Bee - April 4th, 2014

Hey there, Here at the Jesus Culture headquarters we've got a lot going on. Our office is constantly buzzing as the different departments work diligently to carry out the mission and vision of this ministry. Of course, this activity is fueled by copious amounts of coffee. So as we gulp our java, we'd like to take a minute to update you on all the various things that happened this month at JC.   Our Team Went On Tour The Jesus Culture band with Chris Quilala and Justin Jarvis hit the road along ...

Jesus Culture Bee – April 9th, 2015

Hey guys, It's been an exciting week for us over here. Let's get right to it. Derek's Album Reached #1 on Christian iTunes Wow! This week we released Derek Johnson's debut solo album, “Real Love” and it charted at #1 on iTunes in the Christian charts. How exciting. We wanted to say a HUGE thank you to all who downloaded it and showed your support to Derek. He's an important member of our team and anyone who knows him is humbled by his genuine passion for Jesus. These songs are such a repre...

Jesus Culture Bee - March 11th, 2015

It's been a while and for that, we are sorry. The Jesus Culture Bee was on a slight hiatus but we're back with more news than ever. We wish we could bring you into our office so you could see the constant buzz of activity going on here (and of course, give you a cup of coffee). It is quite amazing to see such a dedicated group of people work so passionately in everything they do whether it's a small or big task with the bigger purpose in mind of seeing God's Kingdom made known in the earth. You ...

Jesus Culture Bee - March 18th, 2015

Time for that weekly update. This week is full of good stuff for you to check out. Like… New Album From Derek Johnson Available for pre-order now, the album debut from Jesus Culture Music artist and worship leader, Derek Johnson. Pre-order today and get the first single, “The One We Love”. You can also check out the music video below and read more about the album here. Connect with Derek on Twitter, Instagram or Faceboook. Jesus Culture Missions Experience We're really excited to be headi...

Jesus Culture Bee - March 26th, 2015

Hey friends, We love the Jesus Culture Bee because we get a chance to tell you about everything that's going on at Jesus Culture, which is a lot. We've had a busy week over here but don't worry, the coffee is keeping us going. Let's get to it. We've got curriculum on sale, new music videos out and new conference to tell you about. Leadership Resources on Sale We want to put the right tools in your hands. If you are looking for new teaching and leadership resources this spring, you can take adv...

Jesus Culture Bee - May 2nd, 2014

Hey there, Well it's that time again. We are taking a moment to fill our mugs with delicious joe and sit down with you for a quick chat to fill you in on what's been happening around here for the past month. And believe us when we say a LOT has been going on. Jesus Culture is certainly full of busy, busy bees.   The Still Believe Tour. The Still Believe tour is getting ready to kick off. They leave in a week! Kim Walker-Smith along with Derek Johnson, Katie Torwalt, Kristene DiMarco and the ...