My friend Phil Graf explains how Christian Associates is starting churches in the nations of Europe. The pressure to start gathering people and “doing church” has not advanced the kingdom of God. He suggests that church planting missionaries need to Embed + Initiate + Gather + Church – and do it well.
Watch the video here. (about seven minutes)
What are the implications for church planting in the United States?
How are you embeding and initiating in your cultural context?
What is your gathering strategy?
What if you waited until you reached 10 heads of households before starting a church?
How are you resisting the “demand” to start doing church?
What could God do?
Start embeding and initiating with those in the culture around you.
The Second Reformation by Bill Beckham