Michael Frost and The Skill Most Church Planters (and Churches) Neglect

Friday promo: I’m doing a seminar for a church in Indiana this weekend on some of these concepts. These are critical issues not just for church planters but for all churches who want to penetrate their communities with the gospel. For more and a video see:   Michael Frost and The Skill Most Church Planters … More Michael Frost and The Skill Most Church Planters (and Churches) Neglect

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Exciting Story of Church Planting Simplicity

Tuesday is Church Planting The following story is from the Paul Becker, the founder and  President of Dynamic Church Planting International. It is thrilling to hear of what God does when a man is sold-out to reaching others with the life transforming message of the gospel. Read it and thrill to the power of the gospel. … More Exciting Story of Church Planting Simplicity

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Hamas Gaza Follies and Tragedies; Media Cover Ups; Religious Decline; Gay Men and HIV; Church Planting

Weekend Links Doubly late Weekend links. I have been otherwise occupied with a doctoral class and limited time to prepare this week’s message. Enjoy. Better Engagement with Ministry Journaling: A Pathway to Joy  (David Mathis–Desiring God Ministries.) Five Signs of a “Great Decline” in Religious Fervor in America (Five charts that demonstrate the need for … More Hamas Gaza Follies and Tragedies; Media Cover Ups; Religious Decline; Gay Men and HIV; Church Planting

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Seeking Peace and External Shows of Unity

Wednesday is for Prayer I love this quote form James MacDonald of Harvest Bible Chapel. “Loving interaction with the pastor down the street would advance the kingdom more than suspicious silence.” —James MacDonald Pastor, Church Planter, seek out another pastor and pray with him this week. Go to his place, ask him to pray with … More Seeking Peace and External Shows of Unity

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Praying Truth into the Lives of the Saints

Wednesday is for Prayer 3  We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints,… 9 And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with … More Praying Truth into the Lives of the Saints

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Doubling the Number of Churches in the United States and Beyond

Monday Discussion Who will be the first denomination to truly take church planting seriously and begin to plant churches rapidly, reproductively and globally?  When will American churches stop hoarding their resources and spending them on themselves and truly seek to reach the harvest that is being prepared by the Spirit of God?  Here’s one way … More Doubling the Number of Churches in the United States and Beyond

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Church Planter: Your Personality Isn’t Enough

Monday Discussion   The temptation for many church planters is to trust more in their vision, personality or communication ability than in the power of the gospel, prayer or equipping the saints. The result can often be a quick start with lots of energy but an equally quick plateau and shallow disciples more dependent on … More Church Planter: Your Personality Isn’t Enough

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