Why People Don’t Invite Their Friends

The issue here isn’t programs or materials. The issue is a passionate commitment on the part of the leadership of the church to a Kingdom orientation and the Great Commission that results in new, passionate Christians who owe their lives and existence to their transformation. Programs don’t make Christians, just church members. Church members […]

Don’t Be a Fly Trap Church

Everyone who follows my work knows I am a great fan of the local church. It is fundamental to the growth of the Kingdom, along with other forms of being the Church. I have no truck with those who say the day of the local church is over.

I can’t stand what the vast majority of […]

Finding our Way, Leadership for an Uncertain Time (Margaret J. Wheatley) – Part 2

Learning Occurs in Community

The first is the pioneering work of Brazilian educator Paulo Freire.  Working among the poorest of the poor in Brazil, Freire developed the practice and theory of Critical Education.  He demonstrated that people who had never learned to read could quickly develop skills of literacy and complex reasoning if those skills […]