A member of the church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going. After a few weeks, the pastor decided to visit him. It was a chilly evening. The pastor found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. Guessing the reason for his pastor’s visit, the man welcomed him, led him… Continue reading Members or Embers?
I believe that it’s time we bear fruit in an area that there’s been a lot of talk about this past year or so. Over much of the past year, our own Director of Transformational Ministries Brandon Kelly has been writing and blogging about the five-fold callings found in Ephesians 4 – apostles, prophets, evangelists,… Continue reading We Are Broken in Our One Size Fits All Ministry Gifting Focus
There is no ‘position’ of pastor in the Bible. Did you hear that? There was no position of pastor that needed to be filled in the New Testament. When John Winebrenner repented of an institutional reading of the Bible and read it with fresh eyes, he saw and argued that there are only two ‘offices’… Continue reading We Are Broken in Our Focus on Pastors