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Category Archives: church planting
Another quality message (10 minutes total time) from Rollins. I really find myself connecting with this guys words the possibilities he dreams and shares. I hear his words of participation and transformation!
I was wondering when a church became a “Church” and no longer a “church plant?” I think I now know. Okay maybe I don’t but I have some good practical evidence to prove that I am on to something. That … Continue reading
The easy answer for me on this, believe it or not, is yes we should value it. At the end of the day someone who makes an effort to be with the community week in and week out even if … Continue reading
I’ve been doing some thinking lately about church planting in Canada and thought I would share some of my thoughts (ideas) with you. It is my premise that the way we church plant in Canada has not really changed over … Continue reading
The most helpful thought (concept) that I received from the book was no matter how cool new technologies are, unless there is a conversation to be had the tools render themselves useless. I see this over and over as people … Continue reading
I think when someone asks “who is the pastor” of a church, what they are really asking is “who is in charge.” I might be presumptuous in saying that, but if you really thought about it, this is what many … Continue reading
No one prepares you for this. You think that you are just some guy, with friends starting a community that will hopefully impact your neighbourhood with some exciting Jesus type action and then it happens. Someone treats you like you’re … Continue reading
In the emulation of twitter, I want to post some “140 character or less” thoughts on this topic. its easy to talk about a salary-less church when you don’t get your salary from the church. giving to our church has … Continue reading
A while back Joe and Jeremy who were the main producers on this documentary (at least when they were in BC), came and visited us at the open house in Vancouver, BC. They spent some time interviewing Kristin and I … Continue reading