The phrase, "Sharing life," is intentionally ambiguous and so we use the ambiguous image above to represent our mission. We perceive the image alternately as two faces pointed inward and a cup. The inward faces represent our commitment to share our lives. Christ has called us to love one another in community and so we … Continue reading Sharing Life and All That Implies
Message #18 in the All In series on Luke 6:37-49
A message on managing money for the Messiah. Click below for the audio of the talk. And here is the YouTube video:
Here is the eighth installment in the "All In" series on the Gospel of Luke. In this one, Nathan explores the implications for us of John the Baptist's preaching recorded in Luke 3:1-14.
Ghandi may have known more about building a healthy church culture than most American pastors.
Here's another quote from Everyday Church by Chester and Timmis: We often talk of a “good church.” When people move to a new area, we may commend a local church as a “good church,” but what criteria do we use to make such an assessment? Preaching? Youth work? Music? For Peter a good church is … Continue reading Good Church
Life Teams ought to be gospel communities. Here's a great passage from Everyday Church by Chester and Timmis which contrasts gospel communities with traditional small groups. Gospel communities are not like house groups, Bible study groups, pastoral groups, or ministry teams. House groups obviously vary hugely, and yours may function very much like a gospel … Continue reading Not Small Group