2 Ways to Finally Build Church Planting Movements

2 Ways to Finally Build Church Planting Movements

There are two main threats to church plants: money and people. Running out of both produces inevitable demise. The answer to both, ironically, simultaneously answers a question on how to produce replicating planting movements. If I said there are one of two ways for a...

Why Debt and Seminary or Bible College Don’t Mix

**Repost from 2012, 2015, with updates.** In May 2019, billionaire Robert F Smith declared to the graduating class of 2019 at Morehouse college in Atalanta, GA, that he would cover their student debt. 400 students had amassed approximately $40 million in student loans...
Never, Now, and Not Yet. Why Dull Hearts Fixate on Dull News

Never, Now, and Not Yet. Why Dull Hearts Fixate on Dull News

Fixating on bad news, worst possible outcomes, the SKY IS FALLING!, changes the way you view the world. It also changes you. In my home province we just had a polarizing election where old conservative ideology reclaimed power. In America, the Mueller Report became...
Ways Church Planting Strategies are Changing

Ways Church Planting Strategies are Changing

For most institutions, the extent of their church planting know-how amounts to “have a service and they will come”. A tactic that starts in skinny jeans and ends in a soft-launch. Which is fine, but denominations can’t all be using the same strategy....
E-Book Sale! Thrive on Sale

E-Book Sale! Thrive on Sale

My book, Thrive, is on sale in the e-book format. The cheapest/best place is to purchase is on my website here. It’s on sale for 2.99! That’s over half off. If you purchase from Amazon it’s a bit higher for Canadians. I tried to time this sale with a...
The Best Behind and the Best to Come

The Best Behind and the Best to Come

Suffering a loss in a relationship either through a breakup or a death is challenging. It’s normal to shy away from processing hurt directly either through avoidance or dwelling in the past. Some of these emotions are expected, but not healthy when we cling to...