Paradigm Shifts for Healthier and Sustainable Churches
What you’re about to read are raw ideas (in no way conclusive) in terms of paradigm shifts. There are four main shifts: 1) incarnation over innovation, 2) environments over processes, 3) movements over expansion, and 4) flat over hierarchical.
Is the Who of Church Planting More Important than the What?
My observation, lately, of some really successful church plants thriving in post-Christian contexts is that the people who made up the Core Team were far more important than the amazing plan the planter had come up with.
Audio from last week’s Together for the Gospel Conference, held in Louisville, Kentucky
These are some of my favorite brief thoughts from T4G so far (some for very different reasons than others). Such goodness from so many who treasure Christ so much.
John Stott the Napper
For years I have skipped meals and sleep thinking that I don’t have time for them with all of the things I need to get done. Yet I doubt Stott could have maintained his ministry while living an unhealthy life.
Top 200 Church Blogs – Spring 2012 Edition
I barely squeaked in at #196.