At the beginning of COVID-19, Andy Crouch wrote about churches preparing for a blizzard, winter, and a mini ice age. Here's a tool to help churches be ready.
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Aimee Byrd's recent book on recovering from Biblical manhood and womanhood takes on gender stereotypes in the church.
Restart Churches gives important insights into how churches can wisely and practically restart their life as a congregation.
N.T. Wright is less concerned about the "why" of the Pandemic and more concerned about the "what" of the Christian response.
In the first of the Church Now conversations, Ed Stetzer spoke about the church’s response to COVID-19 and the killing of George Floyd.
David Swanson's book is a powerful statement on the central place of discipleship in reshaping the church.
Church Now Conversations offer an opportunity to reflect on how to live in our present days and help the local church take fresh steps in ministry and mission in the midst of difficult times.
Thanks for joining the conversation. I agree that relevance is not central to the life of the church. Rather it is being faithful to God's call.
The church is not just...
I love Michael's question and would enjoy seeing some comments around it. What do those of you who have engaged the book think, "Is this how evangelicals are perceived or is this what evangelicals...
Hi Bill, Thanks for the thought. I've reflected on this as well. While we can go in the category or Pelagian or semi-Pelagian I go in a different direction. I remember reading the book on early...posted on: Are You Funneling?
Thanks for taking the time to dig deeply into the "shepherd" and the work of the "shepherd" under Christ. I sense that you are seeing things pretty clearly in Ajax; and doing some...posted on: No Place for Shepherds?
Thanks for this great testimony of pain, loss, hope, and just that bit of godly wondering.
Thanks to all the comments. Just so there is clarity, the map of Alpha cities that is being referred to is the one used by the North American Mission Board of the SBC. It is not the defininitive...
Home Missions is partnering with ECO Presbyterian (a new presbyterian denomination) in creating a pathway to bring missional communities into established churches. We had our first gathering/...posted on: Missional Communities After a Year
Thanks for starting the conversation, Mark. I agree that there is a strange lack of southern plants in the NAMB site. I wonder if it because the SBC has so many churches in those areas.
Greg, thanks for the update on this innovative and creative work. I love not only what is happening in Montreal, but also the collaboration that it represents. I am very pleased not only to be...posted on: Mission Montreal
Thanks for a great post, Ken!posted on: A Small Redemption