spirit led ecclesiology

December 17, 2008

In my church planting journey, I’ve had the opportunity to participate in at least four different church planting boot camps. They were put on by four different organizations, so I feel like I’ve been around the block a little. This morning I finished listening to Spirit-Led Ecclesiology: Following the Spirit Through Church Planting. It was […]

clusters

August 12, 2008

“Ah yeah, clusters … … … What are those?” That was my response to my friend Doug’s email earlier this summer. He had read the strategy document I was developing for our church start up. After reading it, he thought that it was similar to a movement of churches in the UK that are shaping […]

the forgotten ways

January 9, 2008

This week, I finished reading The Forgotten Ways, by Alan Hirsch. With the forming of a new faith community in our near future, this will likely be one of the most important books I’ve read, and it will be one I revisit often in the next few months. Hirsch makes a call to the church […]

a trinitarian ecclesiology

October 9, 2007

Much of the dialogue I have been around in recent years about the church carries an emphasis to return to the teachings of Jesus. Many have described how the church has tended to overemphasize the epistles of Paul in recent decades, and there is a definite push to spend more time with the Gospels. After […]