Make real disciples, not theoretical ones

Make real disciples, not theoretical ones

Make real disciples, not theoretical ones June 12, 2020 Ministry and mission require some basics in order to thrive: thinking and doing, strategy and action. This typically involves assessing your location, considering the Scriptures and then working a plan born from...
Relationships are the doorway into disciple-making

Relationships are the doorway into disciple-making

Relationships are the doorway into disciple-making April 24, 2020 Living on mission means that we must share the gospel in the context of relationships. Although the current COVID-19 crisis is in the forefront of our minds, the challenge remains the same. Effective...
3 actions for a post-pandemic church

3 actions for a post-pandemic church

3 actions for a post-pandemic church April 23, 2020 One of the casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic is the basic measurements of success for many North American churches. Commonly known as the “3 B’s” — buildings, budgets and bodies — churches have long prided...
Virtual ‘Life Together’

Virtual ‘Life Together’

Virtual ‘Life Together’ April 9, 2020 Dietrich Bonhoeffer knew that war was inevitable. Every day brought new developments in Adolf Hitler’s imperial aspirations and his genocidal intentions. The German church was in crisis as pastors were being encouraged to take...
3 ways to engage the older generation in ministry

3 ways to engage the older generation in ministry

3 ways to engage the older generation in ministry April 7, 2020 One of the greatest pleasures that I have as a pastor is leading our older saints in accomplishing the mission of the church. It is often assumed that older saints are past their prime and that they do...
Pestilence, panic and promise

Pestilence, panic and promise

Pestilence, panic and promise March 26, 2020 Everywhere we turn, we keep hearing about the coronavirus. The world, it seems, is coming to a grinding halt. While we are living in strange and foreign times, much wisdom can be gleaned from Scripture and history. In times...
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