Get Off Your Donkey

Get Off Your Donkey

Get Off Your Donkey!: Help Somebody and Help Yourself is a GREAT new book by Reggie McNeal. Centered on the story of the good Samaritan, this is a book you can put in the hands of your people to help them see outside themselves and realize that they really can make a...

Inside vs. outside

Reflect on your own ministry and consider what percentage of your time is devoted to inward spiritual development (inside the body) as opposed to how much time and energy is focused outside the body. Brandon Hatmaker has formed the missional communities of his church...

The 10:2b virus

Luke 10:2b: “Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Excerpt from Neil Cole’s excellent book Organic Leadership: As I mentioned in Organic Church, I have actually set my mobile phone alarm to go off at 10:02 every morning...

A little St. Paddy’s day reading

The Celtic Way of Evangelism by George Hunter III.  A great example of how current missional thinking was applied over 1500 years ago, this engaging historical narrative of the Celtic movement of Christianity provides an historical model of evangelism for us to...

Ministry ideas to consider

Just to get your idea juices flowing here are number of existing ministries that believers can readily take part in. The structures are already there in most communities—they just need volunteers. There are as many opportunities for compassion as there are human...
The debate: both/and or either/or

The debate: both/and or either/or

“The debate gets tiring, especially for those of us who live in the trenches of ministry. On one side are those feverently committed to the task of world evangelism and wanting to see heaven populated with redeemed individuals. On the other side are those whose hearts...