The church I would plant (part 3)
Men’s League is an extremely simple, lightweight church-planting model that focuses like a laser on the development of men within small teams. In this post, I’ll answer some questions and discuss a few advantages to the approach, which comes straight out of the Gospel of Luke.
The church I would plant (part two)
If I were planting a church it would look nothing like the model we know today. Instead, I’d pattern it after the model I see in Luke 6, 8 and 10.
The church I would plant (part one)
So here’s my crazy idea: what if we could plant a church where discipleship is the dog and worship is the tail?
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There’s no better way to expand the vision and reach of your ministry than to attend Reload Leadership Summit 2015.
Before he was nailed he was screwed
Even before the nails pierced Jesus’ hands and feet, Christ faced a cascade of betrayals. Pardon my blunt language: before he was nailed he was screwed.
Has this book changed your church/ministry?
Have you read “Why Men Hate Going to Church”? Has it borne fruit in your church and ministry? If so, tell me about it.
Why churches are stage-driven
Most churches program a series of low-risk, stage-driven activities such as worship services, classes and seminars. These allow people to learn about their faith without actually practicing it.
Is self-esteem wrecking church attendance?
A generation bathed in self-esteem is having a hard time integrating into institutional Christianity.
The altar girl controversy
Star of the Sea parish in San Francisco recently pulled the plug on its 20-year-long experiment with altar girls. The media saw this as a simple case of discrimination. But there’s more to the story…
Why men don’t read the Bible
Polls indicate a high level of respect for and belief in the Bible – yet few people actually read it. Why is this? And by extension, why is it so hard to get Christian men to read their Bibles (or a Christian book)?