March 2007

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There is nothing more beautiful than to see a city transformed by the Gospel. As a fellow laborer for seeing Gospel going forth, you are invited to the next Acts 29 regional event in San Diego, The Gospel Gone Public:...
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Church-Focused Bus Dev/Sales Position Ekklesia 360
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Monk Development is looking for 1 full or up to 3 part-time people to work with churches and ministries interested in Ekklesia 360 Church CMS. In this role you will work with these active leads, conduct online demonstrations, answer questions...
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The Pastor as Identity-Worker
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This Sunday, Steve Trout from the Kaleo Counseling Center preached a message entitled, Gospel-Centered Counseling.  One idea he unpacked stuck with me: How you see yourself tends to determine what you do & what/who you end up loving. The Bible...
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10 Ways Outreach & Community Links
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10 Ways to Keep Me from Discovering Your Church (ChurchRedone) 10 Ways to Avoid Building Community Within the Church (Askingy) BONUS LINK: Integral Mission Topic: Technology for the Good of the Church (Sent to me by Justin Browne @ Redeemer)
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Beyond Self-Centered Church Greetings
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Our church has been rethinking our hospitality ministry.  One of the things we asked our people was, what questions do you typically ask new guests to our church?  It was amazing, upon reflection many of the questions asked, were more...
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Transforming Cities with the Gospel
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There is a lot of talk among churches as being 'relevant'.  I urge you to go beyond being 'relevant to our culture' to seeking to transform the city you live in.   At Kaleo Church we see the gospel story as...
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2007 Multi-Site Church Conference
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The 2007 Multi-Site Church Conference just wrapped up.  The conference looked at why do multi-site, different models of multi-site and specifically the Redeemer NY (multi-site) and the Harbor Presbyterian (multi-congregational & multi-site) models.  (No video venues)  Here are some ideas...
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Kaleo Church San Diego Reader Review
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It was bound to happen.  I spent a season as a columnist writing a weekly column called the Sheep & Goats for the San Diego Reader, which 'reviews' churches and other places of worship.  This last Sunday, Matthew Lickona came...
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2007 Church Planting Survivability & Health Study
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Ed Stetzer's full 47-page 2007 Church Planting Survivability & Health Study (pdf) is now available. See previous post for summaries: Church Planting and Survivability, How Many Church Plants Really Survive—and Why?, 10 Factors for Higher Attendance in Church Plants Including...
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Ed Stetzer & Mark Driscoll Interview
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Many of you may have seen this, but you can check out a podcast of Ed Stetzer & Mark Driscoll in preparation for the National New Churches Conference. Also, Acts 29's blog got pimped , so you can see the...
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