ALC Equip is a spiritual growth platform provided by Abundant Life Church in Grapevine, TX (alcgrapevine.com).  Our goal is to provide resources for your ongoing spiritual development by writing devotionals, providing podcasts and sermons, and discussing cultural issues from a Biblical worldview.  

Contributors to Starting Point:


Jason Kennedy is a pastor, theologian and writer. He is the pastor at Abundant Life Church in Grapevine Texas. He has a wife and two girls, and he has dedicated his life to studying the scriptures and teaching others to know God through his word.  With multiple degrees and ordained by the Assemblies of God, Jason believes that Christ is the hope of the world, and his primary focus is preaching this Gospel message. 


David joined the staff in March 2018. He and his family had previously attended ALC for more than 20 years. David is the author/co-writer of more than a dozen books, including two New York Times best-sellers. He also spent more than two decades in sports journalism with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and The Dallas Morning News. He holds a journalism degree from UT Arlington. He and Sally have two sports-playing children: Ashlin and Tyson.


Tim Boswell holds a Ph.D. in creative writing from the University of North Texas, where he serves as publications manager for the Department of English. He also works as a book editor and ghostwriter and has developed over thirty books for various clients (www.bookexpeditions.com). As a teaching fellow and adjunct professor, Tim has taught 16 sections of university-level writing courses, and he has been managing editor of the peer-reviewed, scholarly journal Studies in the Novel since 2012 (www.studiesinthenovel.org). He lives in Fort Worth with his wife and three sons, loves travel and exploration, and is passionate about pursuing the greatest adventure of all—finding his part in God’s unfolding story. Abundant Life Church in Grapevine has been Tim’s church home since 2001, where he is involved in men’s and children’s ministries.