A day for church leaders and teams, with church planting expert Ed Stetzer. The gospel hasn’t changed. People still need Jesus. Our task hasn’t changed. We must reach them. But London keeps changing. So do our churches. And so have our plans. It isn’t 2020 any more. We need to rethink our unchanging task in a fast- changing city.
Tag: church planting
How four, gospel hearted people, see the same church planting task from four, necessary, complementary perspectives.
We had about twenty new people at our newcomers event last time we ran it. But in the week afterwards, a couple of church families warned me they might be moving away for job reasons. Still, twenty new adults in, four adults out, 20-4=16 – sounds like church growth, doesn’t it? Not so fast, young Jedi.
To Wales, then, for a couple of conferences on church planting. Waleswide is an initiative of a range of evangelical churches, to establish the idea of Wales as a 21st century mission field. Those two sentences contain at least three ideas that should make us shake our heads in disbelief and wonder – and the reason
We said goodbye to a church we’ve known and loved for seven years – its first seven years. It had been a privilege to be a member rather than a leader, and to be part of a little Christian community take its first steps. Seven years before a team of 35 adults and 12 children
The summary of Willow Creek’s survey on spiritual maturity, summarised for church planters is available here You’ll need to open this post to activate the link.