Month: March 2017

Rick Warren and the 5Ms – gold dust or fool’s gold?

Ever since Rick Warren popularised the model in ‘Purpose Driven Church’, there’s been a growing move of churches clustering their life around what are called the ‘5Ms’: Magnification, Membership, Maturity, Ministry, and Mission. The idea is gaining traction, and therefore some push-back, so here’s my angle.

DIY 2 – Publishing your own church resources is really, really easy and cheap

So, I made a public promise at church, that this Lent we would have a 40 Day Prayer Journal available.  In previous years we’ve had special resources to read through large chunks of the Old or New Testaments together, as a church, synced with a sermon series. This year, we said, ‘Prayer’ Could I find

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