When Your Church’s Focus is Out of Alignment

When a congregation wants to become or remain healthy, one of the key questions it asks has to do with the balance between its internal and external focus. One excellent congregational exercise to help with this question is to gather a group in a large room. On one...

Which Comes First? Church, Mission or Discipleship

It seems that in some current literature and discussions, there is something of a competition as to which should be placed first: church, mission or discipleship. In this competition the order is important because that which is named first is posited as the prism...