“What is God up to?” is the question I’m most often asked. “Have you heard of the dinner church movement?” is my most common answer. LEONARD SWEET, E. STANLEY JONES PROFESSOR OF EVANGELISM AT DREW UNIVERSITY Dinner Church Collective grew out of a problem that Verlon and Melodee Foster were facing in Seattle. Their […]READ MORE
Many average-sized churches have assumed that they don’t have the resources or numbers to plant new churches.
But what if you don’t have to have a congregation of 1000+ to plant new churches?
How did a declining church, in an “unfriendly” city, rediscover a simple, ancient way of being God’s people?READ MORE
One diocese is declining; the other is flourishing with new life…READ MORE
Is it possible for large churches to have a transformative, localized neighborhood presence?
According to David Fitch, not only is it possible—it’s essential for large churches who want to have a significant missional impact in this generation.
For a number of years, the one-stop shop approach seemed to connect. It seemed to deliver.
Until it didn’t.READ MORE