Thoughts on church planting from a guy who doesn’t know anything

I don’t know a lot of things. I’ll be the first to admit. I’d like to think of myself as a well-read, intellectual person. But let’s be honest. I’m average. The good news is that I’m okay with that (most of the time). As a matter of fact, most people are just that. Average. The quicker we actually admit this, we’ll actually start to see the beautiful things that resemble the image of God in our lives, instead of focusing on what we lack. So when I offer my thoughts on church planting — or, well, really anything on this … Continue reading Thoughts on church planting from a guy who doesn’t know anything

Are You an ‘Event’ Christian?

Tomorrow, eleven American students will arrive in Joburg for a Campus Crusade Summer Project.  We’ll be on the campus and in the community sharing and showing the gospel to the lost over the next month. Whenever I think about a “short-term” missions trip, I almost always think “event.”  Christianity is not an event.  Evangelism, discipleship, and worship are not main attractions that we get excited for on a certain date and at a particular hour.  Rather, these are disciplines that should be interwoven into the fabric of our lives so that all of our life is worship, all of our … Continue reading Are You an ‘Event’ Christian?