Tag: Church Planting

3 Responses Needed For An Inviting Culture

I recently participated in a meeting of pastors who gather on a monthly basis.  My friend, Matt Willmington led a discussion on assimilation strategies in church ministries.  He defined assimilation as the “process whereby we transform our programs, services and/or events into connection points…

The Folly Of Foolishness

“Only fools say in their hearts, ‘There is no God.’ They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not one of them does good!” – Psalms 53:1 The psalmist is clear . . . Those who say there is no God are foolish, they…

Deciding For Dignity

“Blessed is the one who considers the poor! In the day of trouble the Lord delivers him; the Lord protects him and keeps him alive; he is called blessed in the land; You do not give him up to the will of his enemies….

Influence From The Insignificant

“O Lord, make me know my end and what is the measure of my days; let me know how fleeting I am!” – Psalm 39:4 Considerable resources have been spent on answering the questions, “who am I?” And “why am I here?”.  David ponders…

Time To Look Out, Not In

“But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,” ~ 1 Peter 3:15 I love…

Brightest Light – Deepest Darkness

“And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to Myself.”    ~ John 12:32 Have you ever asked, “what draws people to Jesus”? Jesus said, “no one comes to me unless the Father draw him.” (John 644).  Paul…