About Joey Furjanic

Joey Furjanic is the Founding and Lead Pastor of The Block Church. He and his wife, Lauren, travel frequently speaking at churches and youth events internationally. Joey holds a bachelors degree in church ministries from Southwestern University and Lauren holds her degree in education from Elmira College. The Furjanic’s love Philly sports, good music, and travel.
21 Oct 2019

Culture Carriers

By |2019-10-21T15:32:36-04:00October 21st, 2019|Leadership|Comments Off on Culture Carriers

SOLD on the why - the mission EMBRACE the how - the process PROUD of the what - the outcome CHALLENGE the who - those off-brand GUARD the when - the gatherings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2XR10IA0YQ&t=90s

31 May 2018

Summer of Overflow

By |2018-05-31T20:22:08-04:00May 31st, 2018|Life, People|Comments Off on Summer of Overflow

Hi friends, church leaders, and TBC members: Here are some quick thoughts/tips around the fast approaching summer and how you can have an enjoyable, restful, and strong summer season --  First and foremost, I am so excited to get some much needed rest this summer season. Lauren and I are

18 May 2018

Determine The Burden

By |2019-03-18T06:45:48-04:00May 18th, 2018|Church, Leadership|Comments Off on Determine The Burden

I have a problem. I’m sure many leaders have a similar one. It’s really hard to manage the tension of this problem because as a Christian leader I am constantly balancing ‘working’ for God and growing His church. It’s also not fun to admit I have a problem. However, change

20 Mar 2018

Please Touch, Week 3 (notes)

By |2019-03-18T06:46:01-04:00March 20th, 2018|Church|Comments Off on Please Touch, Week 3 (notes)

Please Touch Series, Week 3 “Don’t let go, unless …” 3/18/18 I think this is the best message of the series, so far. If you missed it, I really encourage you to watch it and follow along with the notes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFxhaSUsSFs Main Thought: I was thinking about our journey with God.

13 Mar 2018

Please Touch, Week 2 (notes)

By |2019-03-18T06:46:17-04:00March 13th, 2018|Church|Comments Off on Please Touch, Week 2 (notes)

Below are my notes and video of week 2 in our series, Please Touch that goes along with our 40 days of fasting and prayer. The title of this particular sermon is called, "When In Doubt." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUx6wiCN40c&t=923s Main Thought: There’s a pattern in our culture and in our humanity that

2 Mar 2018

Time Wasters

By |2019-03-18T06:46:30-04:00March 2nd, 2018|Leadership|2 Comments

"Never let somebody waste your time, twice." -Unknown Every leader will face incredible obstacles. Every great leader will overcome these obstacles through remarkable motivation, innovation, tenacity, and perseverance. I also believe that every leader will face different challenges at each level of their leadership. For progressing leaders, what seemed like

28 Feb 2018

“Just To Be Sure” (notes) Baptism Sunday

By |2019-03-18T06:46:47-04:00February 28th, 2018|Church|Comments Off on “Just To Be Sure” (notes) Baptism Sunday

"Just To Be Sure" Here's the notes from Sundays message and the link to the sermon. Also, to celebrate, we baptized 23 more people and had our 2nd biggest weekend ever at 797 people. WOW! God is up to something in this season of our church. We are celebrating that

20 Feb 2018

Lent (notes) and my fasting schedule

By |2019-03-18T06:47:10-04:00February 20th, 2018|Church|Comments Off on Lent (notes) and my fasting schedule

Hi everyone! Yesterday was awesome and I hope you experienced a remarkable time in Gods presence, with Gods people. It was truly another awesome day at our church. Yesterday, I taught about Lent and casted vision for our 40 days of fasting and prayer. Below, I'm going to provide the