There are many things that church planters need to pay attention to while starting a church. Often the focus is on the number of people that show up on Sunday, the number of bills in the offering plate, and the number of cars in the parking lot.
George Sweeting, president of Moody Bible Institute from 1971-1987, wrote a short booklet entitled The Challenge of the City which focuses on the unique needs and opportunities for ministry in cities. Here’s an excerpt:
Sharing Scripture with 5 Questions
In starting Lake Hills in Castaic, California, one of our first steps to exegete and understand those in our town was do conduct a Community Survey. We chose to go door to door throughout the neighborhoods of Hidden Lake, Bravo, Northbluffs and Sagecrest on two consecutive Sundays (September 9 and 16).
For today’s post, I’ve joined the 7 Link Challenge posted by Darren Rowse on problogger.net. Here’s Darren’s challenge: Publish a post that is a list of 7 links to posts that you and others have written that respond to 7 categories listed below.
Imagine the Church of Jesus Christ partnering together in unity to be part of ending homelessness in Ventura., California. That’s what The Kingdom Center is all about!
After I got married, I was still going to grad school. So during the summer I needed to get a job. My good friend Doug Rens was a framer for Lee Bolin Builders. He read the blueprints and laid out the houses as they were being framed.
Guest post by Dr. Tim Svoboda, YWAM International Urban Missions Director
Here’s the practical truth and wisdom of how Jesus made disciples…
A team is critical to accomplishing anything!