Browsing All posts tagged under »Church Planting«

Jesus said, “Go!”

September 14, 2011

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Jesus said, “Go!” Not… “Stay and play church.” Those who take on the name of Christ (Christian) have been given a GREAT COMMISSION that involves GOING to those who need Jesus and hope.  Once we have surrendered all into the hands of God, we are then filled with the love, power, and wisdom needed to […]

Great Ideas From a Texas Church Plant

May 27, 2011

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Our Church is in need of some visitor-friendly, family-focused, spiritually-balanced, and mission-driven churches.  Many Adventist churches across the country and around the world are lukewarm and in need of life.  This does not mean we need to create a bunch of cheap grace, rock & roll churches.  But we do need to rethink how we […]

Adventism, Mission Catalyst, and Church Planting

May 8, 2011

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Awhile back I wrote an article about how the magazine Adventist Today is not really Adventist or at least has a lot of work to do to get back on track.  In the article I talked about how they were promoting an offshoot organization called Mission Catalyst.  Adventist Today published a letter that Ron Gladden […]

The World Is On Fire… What Will You Do?

May 3, 2011

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Watch this video clip… Wow!  This video clip packs a powerful punch.  Millions of professed Christians sit on the sidelines as professional spectators when we should be answering the mission call.  Over the years I have worked with a number of churches that were stagnant or dying.  I tried my best to help awaken a […]

The Dangers of Pastoral Ministry

April 28, 2011

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I have served as an Adventist minister for over six years.  In that time frame, I have had good and bad times.  Learning how to interact with and lead the Adventist “saints” has been a life changing experience. One thing I have learned is that “change” is a six letter, dirty word for most churches.  […]

Church Planting Our Future

July 30, 2010

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Until we have a leader who will unite God’s end time church family, we need a firestorm of visitor-friendly, family-focused, spiritually-balanced, and mission-driven church plants.

Recreating a Church Planting Movement

July 12, 2010

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The time has come for us to “change” our churches into healthy and vibrant places of worship, fellowship, and ministry. If this is not taking place, then it’s time to go out and plant new churches.