“Is this passage too intense for visitors? Does my sermon have enough jokes? Should we do an iPad giveaway?” As a former Muslim, the questions still sound strange.
The apologetics training I received in seminary is now inadequate. This is no fault of my seminary; it’s a reflection of how rapidly our society has changed over two decades.
Preparing to plant a church? Prepare to deal with conflict.
We plant churches in cities because God loves people. And there are so many people in cities who need the good news.
Satan loves to lie to church planters because we endeavor to bring about his greatest fear.