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Here are four suggestions for planting churches with a lasting gospel legacy.
Strategies promoting rapid growth are sometimes built on faulty assumptions that create unhealthy expectations.
I want to look at the problems that ensue if we don’t have meaningful membership.
If there is one area in which I wish to grow, it is in this–an ever increasing joyful and affectionate longing to be with and labor for the people of God.
In no particular order, here are some reasons I don’t think we should be ditching the sermon just yet.
Often Christians dismiss rules, as if the most joyful kind of life is the life without restraint, as if grace means we are free to live enslaved to our desires. But the gospel teaches a different way.
A tiny voice in my mind raised this question. “What if that couple shows up to church tomorrow?”
We need to watch our words and actions. Yes, even when people cross the “Annoying” line.
God help me not to grumble, but to thank God for the messiness of church.