Jesus told his followers to ‘go and make disciples’. This is exactly what he had been doing over the time of his ministry on earth. He extended 6 invitations in the process – 1. Come & see: experience who he is – eating, sharing and healing. 2. Follow me: he invited them into relationship. 3…. Continue reading
Post Category → Planters – ideas
Australian churches: Growing or Slowing?
Is your denominational or local church proactively involved in planting new churches? Check out Steve Addison’s comment on the dangers of attendance growth – but slowing in churches planted!
Organic Church: Neil Cole will be in Victoria, Australia – 27-29 July 2012: Check out details and registration. Courageous Kingdom Living – Join Steve Nicholson from Evanston, Chicago for pastors, leaders and church planters – talking about leadership, church planting and growing churches. For costs and details … Sydney: Mon Aug 6 contact Mike &… Continue reading
Church Planting Bloggers
You may also wish to check out what other experienced planters share on their blogs – find a link to many from church planting!
Believing. Growing. Discipling. Multiplying.
Check out the mission of Christ’s Commission Fellowship – ‘making Christ-committed followers who will make Christ-committed followers’. This morning I attended and listened to senior pastor Peter Tan-Chi work through Psalm 73 on pursuing intimacy with God through worship. Excellent. Practical, simple, profound!
‘If we don’t disciple …’ Alan Hirsch
Check out what Alan Hirsch is saying!
What Australians think about Christianity!
Check out the Australian Communities Report to see what Australians really think about Christianity. Christianity’s ten top belief blockers are in order) – 1. Church abuse 2. The hypocrisy of Christians 3. Judging others 4. Religious wars 5. The issue of suffering 6. Issues around money 7. It is outdated 8. Its teaching about hell… Continue reading
Uniek Church – Closes for day!
We have followed the story of this plant for some years – planted by university students in Utrecht (Netherland). A week ago they closed their doors – and spent the day with friends doing volunteer work at a kids farm. It was fun and relational. See it for yourself.
The Camel Method of sharing Isa
You will find some excellent ideas for sharing Isa (Jesus) with your Muslim friends on Steve Addison’s blog. Check out The Camel method – and follow the links to the Camel condensed and The Camel book. Excellent value!
Hosts – rather than leaders!
In New Testament gatherings (churches) leadership was never hierarchical – but relational, conversational, and by consensus. Because the term ‘leader’ has the connotation of control or authority – the term ‘host’ may work better, especially for missional gatherings!