Make Disciples, Let Jesus Build the Church

Christ comes first. He than commands us into His mission. The byproduct of our mission is His kingdom spread on earth via the building of His church. As much as I value church planting, I have come to realize that we should stop planting churches. We should plant Jesus, and let Jesus build His church. Continue Reading

Missional Momentum

Over the last couple years I’ve had the opportunity to sit with a number of pastors seeking to increase the missional posture of their church. As expected, this has proven to be easier for some than others, and more of an art form than a science. But among the many variables, we’re beginning to see a few common threads emerge among those seeming to gain “missional momentum”. Here are the top three practices we’ve observed. Continue Reading

I  Heart  My  City 

Did you know Jesus has a plan  for you in the city He has sent you to?    In  Luke 8:26-38,  a once demon-possessed man is  ready to  follow Jesus after a miraculous life change.    But  Jesus  commands  him  to,  “Return  home  and  tell  how much  God  has  done  Continue Reading