In light of this three-article series on discernment, it seems appropriate to finish with a final article on some practical application. This piece covers some decisions we need to make, […]
by Aileen Van Ginkel Practices of communal discernment that are intertwined with decision-making and strategic planning processes offer an opportunity to bridge the divide between what is deemed to be […]
One of the greatest joys of my life has been to serve for the last ten years in the NAB, encouraging pastors and helping churches to wrestle with issues of […]
Round four. Five if you count Future Travelers. And each lap always seems to have a moment when God shows up and reminds us of why we are there in […]
I was invited to consider either becoming an associate pastor or planting a church. The problem is that I never wanted to be a pastor.
Churches with history and churches just starting out
One of the questions most often asked around the Missional Church conversation is, “What does this look like when it lands?” I know what is being asked. When we stop […]
One of the problems with sin is that it leads us away from a relationship with the Lord, both as individuals and as a community.