The Gospel in a Nutshell

Steve Timmis is the co-founder of The Crowded House, an international group of church planting networks, and the co-director of the Porterbrook Network, an initiative that trains church planters. I just finished listening to his Total Church training audio, and in session one, he defines the gospel. Obviously the gospel is so large and so infinite that it cannot be…

For What It’s Worth: Multi-Site Churches

A church can best reach a city when it “goes to the people” rather than expecting the people to come to it.  This means that a church in a metropolitan area should seek to multiply, not by building a bigger building, but by taking new ground for the kingdom through opening up new, smaller gathering…

Staying Word-Centered

Has it really been almost a month since I’ve blogged? I apologize. Here’s a great paragraph from Total Church by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis about staying word-centered and gospel-centered: Imagine you are teaching the Bible to a group of young teenagers. Most of them are not taking a bit of notice. You have worked…

Acts29 in Africa

Here’s a short video from Mars Hill about church planting in Africa.