Church, Ministry, Missional Living, Sinlgeness

How to Value Singles in the Church

Our church culture is one which often inadvertently marginalizes singles.  Let’s begin to intentionally and strategically create communities that honor the image of God in single adults – not as an afterthought, but as a purposeful focus.  If half of our population is single (never married, separated, divorced, or widowed), then we need to realize… Continue reading How to Value Singles in the Church

Church, Culture

Potluck International Food Night for a Family Night or Church Missions Focus

Wouldn't this be fun to do for a monthly missions focus with our church family? You could add a focus on missionaries working in that country, people groups, etc. Even adopt a missionary or people group and continue to pray for them and send them care packages. Potluck International Food Night - This family activity… Continue reading Potluck International Food Night for a Family Night or Church Missions Focus

Church, Culture, Leading, Ministry, Missional Living

Dr. David Platt, Pastor of The Church at Brook Hills: Why I Wholeheartedly Support the GCRTF Report … and More

See below for David Platt's recent comments regarding the Great Commission Resurgence Task Force and their final report.  Like, David, I personally support the GCRTF not for the sake of the SBC, but for the sake of the Gospel and the Great Commission.  This is an incredible time in the life of the American church... through… Continue reading Dr. David Platt, Pastor of The Church at Brook Hills: Why I Wholeheartedly Support the GCRTF Report … and More

Church, Culture, Ministry, Missional Living

Examining how we think… about salvation and missions…

This week, Ed Stetzer began a new theme on "Mondays are for Missiology" and his topic was how missions relates to the role of salvation in the missional conversation.   We want to focus on how salvation "plays out" in the missional discussion.  A few of the prominent views of salvation include:  salvation by works or good deeds - the idea of the scale tipping… Continue reading Examining how we think… about salvation and missions…