Church Blog (Page 3)

Church Blog (Page 3)

SOW it uP

An article I read recently likened a church’s visioning process to the story of sowing and reaping found in 2 Corinthians 9:6-8: Remember this—a farmer who plants only a few seeds will get a small crop. But the one who plants generously will get a generous crop.  You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. “For God loves a person who gives cheerfully.” And God will generously provide all you…

Lakewood – The New Cool

Lakewood Church – The New Cool Pastor Carey Nieuwhof wrote a piece on the church thinking it needs to be “cool” to attract the younger generation. All around us is a rapidly changing culture, and when we ignore that culture, it’s not wise. It is still a great idea to use the culture to reach the culture, but you have to go beyond that. But being cool isn’t what it used to be… Cutting-edge keeps changing…fast. Constant connectivity online has sped…