Sometimes we get it backwards – the Great Commission

Sometimes we get it backwards – the Great Commission

This blog entry is by guest blogger Steve Ogne, church planter coach and consultant with CRM. Steve and I worked together for a decade and collaborated on several projects together, including The Church Planter’s Toolkit. Steve’s most recent publication is...
Disciple Being or Disciple Making?

Disciple Being or Disciple Making?

This blog entry is by guest blogger Steve Ogne, church planter coach and consultant with CRM. Steve and I worked together for a decade and collaborated on several projects together, including The Church Planter’s Toolkit. Steve’s most recent publication is...
Airplane spirituality

Airplane spirituality

When I go on airplanes, I pray that people won’t talk to me. Yes, I know. Some people use going on airplanes as looking for witnessing opportunities. But being an introvert, I love the opportunity for the downtime and I’m usually planning to either rest or get some...
First review of Missional Journey book

First review of Missional Journey book

I just saw the first review of my latest book, The Missional Journey… at least the first review that I know of. And it’s from someone who has an aversion to the word “missional.” Check out what Carl Simmons has to say on his blog. See larger...
How can you help your people form missional communities?

How can you help your people form missional communities?

As people come to know Jesus we form them into communities of Jesus-followers—called churches in the New Testament. These are disciple-making communities where people engage all the functions of the church: worshiping, edifying one another, serving together, using...
How can you help your people engage culture?

How can you help your people engage culture?

One of the major challenges of leading a church is kicking your people out of it. If they are spending all of their time within the church and with other Christians, they’re not out there engaging culture and making disciples. Engaging culture simply means living...