Time to Enlarge the Church Planting Table
It is time to enlarge the church planting table to make room for the majority of potential missionaries who are just as biblically qualified and called, but unable to support strategies, methodologies, and ecclesiologies developed by high-caliber church leaders.
5 Reasons We Use a Simple Strategy
While there is no shortage of things, even good things, churches CAN do, there is only a small number of things churches MUST do. We’ve opted to only do the things we must do. Here are five reasons why.
The Big Five
If you’re putting together a training system, a coaching structure, a discipleship approach, a leadership development plan—almost anything—there are five core elements you’ll need to put into place to make a truly great system.
Discipleship 101: How to Disciple a New Believer
Discipleship involves a lot, but one of the most important things you can do with a new believer is read the Bible with them–teaching them how to read, understand, respond to, and apply God’s Word.
What Does it Mean to be “on Mission”?
To be “on mission” is to intentionally befriend unbelievers, in love, for the purposes of the gospel of Jesus.
Pastors: Don’t Just Quote but Be Quotable
We must, as pastors, be able to draw and serve some fresh water from the well of our own souls on Sunday mornings. Quoting guys may help this but they cannot replace it.
Isn’t Porn Harmless?
Porn is much more than an individual decision—it is part of a system that preys on women and children, and its viewers are participating in, contributing to, and being shaped by that destructive, enslaving system.