Every church seems to focus on the same metrics: budget, building, and butts in seats. But what if there were more encouraging metrics?
While many churches might begin the process of merging as a way to keep the lights on, we're finding that the biggest motivation for any merger is actually for mission.
How do we maintain enthusiasm for God's mission? Here are four Biblical truths to keep our love for God's mission alive in our congregations.
Meet Winston Visser: Newly-Appointed Catalyzer, Outreach Ministry Developer for Classis Eastern Canada
“Why do we do church in the ways that we do?” The possibilities are as many as the contexts in which we find ourselves.
One small word can change the entire paradigm of missions at your church. Don’t believe me? Read on!
We may wish we could magically create a mission-shaped congregation with one event, one sermon, or one service-project. However, like our new year’s resolutions, becoming a mission-shaped congregation takes many small steps, all headed in the right direction.