Church, Leading, Ministry, Missional Living

Young Leaders…

Did you know... Perpetua (the courageous early martyr) was only 22. Athanasius of Alexandria was 29 when he argued successfully for the divinity of Christ at the historic Council of Nicaea in 325 AD. Martin Luther was in his early 30's when he nailed his 95 theses to the door of the castle church in… Continue reading Young Leaders…

Culture, Leading, Ministry

Resolve to know nothing…

In the current Christian culture, I find it is easy to lose focus and get caught up with sparkly things...  I want to speak like THAT pastor... to have 1000's of people at my church like so-and-so...  to plant 3 satellite churches off of our main campus...  to be on radio, tv, streaming internet, twitter, facebook, blogspot, wordpress, and my… Continue reading Resolve to know nothing…

Leading, Ministry, Missional Living

Prologue to Missional Discussions

David Fitch once said that most missional thought leaders "emphasize incarnational forms of church over attractional; the church as Missio Dei over mission as program; organic forms of missionary living in neighborhoods over ministry set in a building." Yet many others seem to add the term to the current program they are attempting to promote or make… Continue reading Prologue to Missional Discussions