Archive for 'Re-Imaging Church'

What Story Is Your Gospel Telling?

What Story Is Your Gospel Telling?

Posted on 08. Nov, 2011 by .

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So a month or so ago, my wife and I went on a date: a very different date, we went to the opening ceremony of the St Louis Scottish Cultural Festival and Games. We kinda like looking into different cultural things. It was interesting to see the focus on genealogy or clans: many traced back […]

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Building A Fruitful Ministry

Building A Fruitful Ministry

Posted on 15. Aug, 2011 by .

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It is common in the church world to create programs with positions, and then seek to assemble ministry teams based on the needs of the program. Many times individuals are asked to participate in areas that may not allow them to excel in their gifting. Unfortunately, this results in a lack of fruitfulness, which produces frustration and a high turnover of individuals and the program fails. Is there an answer? Can we make ministry more fruitful and fulfilling? I believe the answer is yes! It begins with our foundation.

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Good Advice For Church Planters

Posted on 14. Jul, 2011 by .

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Recently I came across this blog post by Jonathon Dodson. In my humble opinion, he gives great advice new church planters. The bullet points are: Fundraising: Don’t for get to ask the pagans. (his terminology) Study: Spend more time with people and less time with books in the first year of church planting. Learn your […]

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Have You Experienced The Whole Gospel?

Have You Experienced The Whole Gospel?

Posted on 25. Mar, 2011 by .

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Is there more to the Good News than redemption?

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What’s My Purpose In The Kingdom?

What’s My Purpose In The Kingdom?

Posted on 08. Feb, 2011 by .

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Many to day are frustrated with inactivity in the the church and they are asking, “What is my purpose in the Kingdom?”

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Mind Altering Books Of 2010

Mind Altering Books Of 2010

Posted on 12. Jan, 2011 by .

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The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. ~James Bryce The following is a list of the books that significantly impacted me in 2010. To reach this list, these books changed, clarified or reinforced my (new way of) thinking. Obviously, I do not agree with every […]

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Does The Gospel Bother You?

Does The Gospel Bother You?

Posted on 28. Nov, 2010 by .

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The Gospel presented by Jesus is life changing and paradigm shifting. If I allow the Lord to change my view of the Gospel, I will find it has greater application to daily life than what I had previously grasped. That can bother my self-focused life.

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