Sometimes it can be hard to get our heads around what it really looks like to live out God’s mission with others in the everyday world. Watch as Jeff Vanderstelt gives a great account of what this looks like at Soma Communities…
In times of radical change learners inherit the earth, while the learned find...– Eric Hoffer . Found here
SOMETHING AMAZING HAPPENS
“‘If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed away; behold, the new has come!’ (2 Corinthians 5:17). When you became a Christian, something amazing happens: you are a new creation. The power of God that made the sun and stars is focused down like a laser into your heart. God steps into the world, as it were, and creates all over again. We’re transformed, reborn, made new. ‘For...
OPEN SOURCE CHURCH
Is your church proprietary or open-source? Pastor Ross Sutherland touches on some issues we need to take seriously in considering how we will serve God in our rapidly changing culture /// _____________________________________ In the 70s and 80s, most computers were proprietary. That meant their stuff didn’t work on other computers. If you wanted a disk drive, you had to buy the specific one...
FROM MEGACITY TO "METACITY"
Al Mohler raises on of the most important questions before us today— what will our world and our ministry look like in light of radically new patterns of human living? ———————————————————————————- If the Christian church does...
HOW LONG SHOULD CHURCH PLANTERS AND MISSIONARIES...
Steve Addison reflects on how long it took for Paul to begin his missionary work… what implications might this have for how we train church planters and missionaries? _____________________________________ According to conventional wisdom, Paul spent three years in the solitude of Arabia between his conversion and visiting Jerusalem. It’s assumed he spent the time in prayer and study...
THE HARD ROAD
“Now we must take a hard road, a road unforeseen. There lies our hope.” -Elrond, from Lord of the Rings
Every failure opens new doors for the gospel.– Peter Leithart HT: First Importance