Do We Really Need Another Church Plant?
Do We Really Need Another Church Plant? We need to go where the people are. We need to think outside the box. We need to share the Gospel. These are just a few of the phrases that I hear frequently these days among church planters, including many who are very close friends and who I have a great deal of respect for. These are noble goals and ones that align with many leaders inside conventional churches too; theologically, I have no contention with these objectives. I am not
Why Christianity? In a recent session that I facilitated with a church I was asked: What is the core of the Christian message? Why might Christianity appeal to someone? I was then asked to summarize in writing the verbal response that I gave in that session. Below is my response. The Christian message is ultimately about redemption, renewal, transformation, and hope. If one reads the entire Biblical narrative – from the creation story in Genesis, through the Israelite journey