“Your responsibility is not to have a spectacular ministry, but to have a sincere heart.” No, that quote isn’t from The Grasshopper Myth. It’s not even from another Small Church writer or pastor. It’s the key quote from a great talk given by Jud Wilhite to over 3,500 ministers at the Catalyst conference in Irvine
On Tuesday morning there was a box of pink flamingos in my church office. On Tuesday night, there was a group of Jr. High girls in my church office. Tuesday morning made me smile a little. Tuesday night made me smile a lot. Both are examples of taking what could be a Small Church frustration
I love the church. For a lot of years, “I love Jesus, but not the church” or “I love the church – in spite of everything” has been a cool thing for a lot of Christians to say. I used to be one of those people. Not any more. I love the church. No apologies.
Imagine how different the world would look, if over billion people transformed by the Gospel of Jesus strategically placed by the hand of God in groups averaging 50 or so tucked into every corner of the world decided to really say “yes” to God. The Gospel of Jesus, packaged in Small Churches, is the most
How can one billion people be doing something, and the world not stand up and take notice? More specifically, how can one billion people be doing something within a very narrowly defined niche, and the leaders in that niche not value it? Imagine if there were one billion people who preferred adding a tablespoon of