Some of you who follow this blog know that Michael Frost and I don’t always see eye to eye. We are sometimes sandpaper to one another’s personalities. But Michael is a brother in Christ who I appreciate nevertheless, and one whose thoughts and production are worth considering. Some 15 years ago now, Michael and Alan … More Are You a Church Marketer or a Missionary?
Links for the First Weekend of August 2011 Fewer links this week but some great articles. As always, I appreciate and value how each of these articles challenges my thinking but that doesn’t mean I endorse every perspective or writer. Enjoy. Growing as a Missional Thinker John Piper Corrects Michael Frost and Alan Hirsch on … More Missional Thinking, the Difference between Real and False Humility, Steve Jobs, MLK, Jr. Monument and More
Five Traits of Movements that Change the World Church planting is not about more people in seats but changing the world for Jesus, reshaping the world for the glory of Christ. That’s why Steve Addison’s new book, Movements that Change the World, is worth your time. Besides endorsements by the church planting illuminati (Stetzer, Roberts, Garrison, Logan, … More Movements that Change the World: Five Traits They Share
Thursday is for Disciplehip One of my former students posted this video a few days ago. I don’t know how he came across it but I am thankful he did. Alan Hirsch, the man underneath the scarf and the speaker in the video is an Australian missional strategist and currently one of the church planting … More Turn Up the Volume and Listen Closely
Monday Discussion It light of the video posted over the weekend with Ed Stetzer and Alan Hirsch giving brief critiques of the multi-site phenomenon, here are some evaluation friendly questions for multi-site churches. Look around your multi-site church next week: Are the talents of the congregation being maximized for the kingdom? Look around your multi-site … More Evaluating the Multi-site Phenomenon
Its’s always good to think through the unintended consequences of our actions. Ed Stetzer tries to get us to do that in this brief video clip with regard to the Multi-site phenomenon sweeping the church in America. Ed Stetzer and Alan Hirsch on the multi-site phenomenon, pros and cons. (Click on the link.)
Church planting is not about more people in seats but changing the world for Jesus, reshaping the world for the glory of Christ. That’s why Steve Addison’s new book, Movements that Change the World, is worth your time. Besides endorsements by the church planting illuminati (Stetzer, Roberts, Garrison, Logan, Moore, Hirsch and Cole), it is … More Movements that Change the World