CHURCH PLANTING LESSONS: DISCOVERY GROUPS ARE NOT HARD TO START!

A major mistake that I see church planters making and I have made numerous times is being so focused on getting Discovery Groups started that we bypass what it really takes to successfully get groups started. Often times, we take the principles from the "methods" we have been trained in and try to start groups … Continue reading CHURCH PLANTING LESSONS: DISCOVERY GROUPS ARE NOT HARD TO START!

HELP US BY HOSTING A GATHERING

Last fall we sent out a newsletter stating that our Insiders had started 25 Discovery Bible Study Groups among African and Latino communities. Now that number is up to 80 groups! Over this past year we have been interviewing and training many different potential Insider couples and individuals to join our team so we can … Continue reading HELP US BY HOSTING A GATHERING

HELP US KEEP THESE FAMILIES ON OUR TEAM!

I cannot express enough how Melissa and I, along with Jeremy and Mindi feel about our Insiders: Yadir, Ania, Murama, and Grace. It has literally been life changing not only for us as a ministry, but as friends. It is a special thing when people from other cultures can bond like we have for the … Continue reading HELP US KEEP THESE FAMILIES ON OUR TEAM!

PODCAST INTERVIEW ABOUT LOVING ALL PEOPLES

I had the opportunity to be be interviewed by Productive Ministry about Loving All Peoples. Thought it would give some of you an opportunity to hear my heart as opposed to just reading about it Click on Link: http://productiveministry.org/21-loving-all-peoples/

STOP INVITING PEOPLE TO CHURCH???

You may be reading this because you would like to see more people being reached outside of the church.  First off, of course I do not mean stop inviting all people in every situation, but if you want to reach more people, instead of inviting every single person to church as your main method of evangelism, … Continue reading STOP INVITING PEOPLE TO CHURCH???

INSIDERS ARE KEY TO STARTING CHURCHES

In the 6 months that we have had our 2 new Insider couples working with us, we have already started 12 new Bible studies (we call them Discovery Groups)! Five in the Latino community and 7 in the African community. To put that in perspective, we have been trying to start groups in these communities … Continue reading INSIDERS ARE KEY TO STARTING CHURCHES

CONNECTED BY A DREAM

On a recent cross outreach I got to meet this sweet girl who came up to me. Maybe she was just curious about what we were doing, but she didn't seem that interested in connecting. That is until I felt like God wanted me to tell her something.  After I shared it with her, her … Continue reading CONNECTED BY A DREAM