“There will be evidenced in the churches something that has not been seen before — a coming together of those with an emphasis on the Word and those with an emphasis on the Spirit. When the Word and the Spirit … Continue reading
This quote from a guy who studied church planting in order to apply it to the Chinese context made me giggle. But also, wow, imagine if when we preached people scared that they might be converted… “The air of expectation … Continue reading
Here’s a thought for your week: where, in your life right now, are you living in such a way that if God doesn’t show up, you will fall flat on your face? Where is the risk in your life that … Continue reading
“‘Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart and with thy whole soul and with thy whole mind.’ This is the first Commandment. The problem is, how to love God? We are only too conscious of the … Continue reading
In keeping with my thoughts on winter approaching, I’ve been dwelling on rest quite a bit recently. Being an achiever-type, I can sometimes treat rest as something that I do just in order to serve the productive part of my … Continue reading
I’ve just gotten home from a retreat day with my housemates. We’ve lived together for the last year, four twentysomething girls all figuring out how to follow Jesus together, and took the day out to talk about how we can … Continue reading
“Every believer is a church-planting believer, and every church is a church-planting church.” — Chinese underground church slogan Catch us — if you can.