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Leadership 1.0.1: Don’t focus on church life but on Christ

A couple of articles I’ve read recently have combined to help me think about church leadership and the gospel.  The first comes from the current issue of The Briefing and the second from Church Unique by Will Mancini.  Here’s the … Continue reading

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Why the Swedish Bible Study Method is right for our time

We’re launching a network of small groups with bible study at the heart.  We’ve chosen the Swedish Bible Study Method (more details can be found in this article in The Briefing) as the most suitable for our time and place.  … Continue reading

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Home groups and sermons, before or after?

I’m thinking through how to launch new home groups and linking them to Sunday sermons. Do we go for a study on the passage the week before or a discussion on the passage/sermon the week after? If we go before … Continue reading

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Porn open season

Has anyone else noticed that the Christian press is writing openly and decisively about the problem of pornography? Christianity magazine ran an article titled Gagged and Bound in its February edition, asking why churches are silent on something which is … Continue reading

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What women deserve in men

Nicole Starling’s “Husband Material” in this month’s the Briefing challenges Mark Driscoll’s call to young men to prepare for marriage by leaving the parental nest and setting up home before seeking a bride. She suggests that a man setting up … Continue reading

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