God Hates.

God Hates Sin. And he has good reason to hate sin. It breaks his moral law. It deprives human beings of their full flourishing. It brings pain and heart-ache to others. It creates destruction and violence in the world. It destroys the beauty of his creation. And the list goes on . . .  God’s … More God Hates.

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Are You a Church Marketer of a Missionary?

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 of a Missionary?

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“Why We Should Stop Funding Church Plants”

Here is a MUST READ article for all church planting leaders from the folks at Gravity Leadership. It is a guest post by David Fitch on the changing face of church planting in the United States but it really applies to all of North America. I don’t always find Dr. Fitch convincing, particularly with his … More “Why We Should Stop Funding Church Plants”

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So He Converted. Now What? (or What do you feed an infant Christian?)

Thursday is for Discipleship Yesterday you led a friend to Christ. It was a genuine conversion. He saw his sin. He saw his Savior. He desired the Kingdom and when it all came together, he embraced the King and the Kingdom, repented of his sin and placed his faith in the resurrected Christ and His … More So He Converted. Now What? (or What do you feed an infant Christian?)

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

Missional Moments This is what I have been driving at in my church planting classes, in my preaching, in my blogging (see all of the Intensely Local posts for instance), in all of the seminars and conferences I have done over the last decade. WE NEED TO LISTEN TO OUR COMMUNITIES.  Michael Frost says it … More Michael Frost and The Skill Most Church Planters (and Churches) Neglect

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Growth Culture vs Reproductive Culture in Church Planting

Here’s a great article on how the initial DNA of a church plant is affected by the forms it chooses to use to accomplish its mission of reaching the lost for the Kingdom of Christ.  You may not agree with all that is said, but it would be wise to wrestle hard with the concepts related here.  Includes … More Growth Culture vs Reproductive Culture in Church Planting

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