Worship Leaders (as with any vocation involving sinful humanity) are often tempted to transition the focal point of glory to themselves. Brothers, I am not immune. I would venture to say that the majority of my 14 years as a worship leader has been spent attempting to usurp the glory that rightfully belongs to God.Continue reading “Brothers, We are Not Performers: The Worship Leader as Disciple Maker”
For many pastors and church leaders there is a tension between evangelism and discipleship. This blog post addresses the tension ministry leaders face. Source: Are You An Evangelism or Discipleship Church?
The house is under contract, there are packing boxes everywhere, the moving truck is booked and it’s all coming together now. I’m planting a Church; New City Church in Bath, Maine, to be exact. My family, together as a team, is planting a Church and we see God’s fingerprints all over it. This does notContinue reading “Church Planting: A Shaping Matter”
My wife and I share the responsibility of reading an age appropriate devotional to our children each night. She reads to our older boys while I read to our 8 year old daughter. Then we switch the next evening, and so on. It’s a pretty good set up and it promotes the Biblical principles we’veContinue reading “Caution: May Contain Humanistic Elements”
Ever been asked when the last time was that you shared the gospel with a non-believer and that sinking feeling of failure sets in? Every believer has an obligation to take the faith they have been given and to share it with others. But if we never share it with a lost person then whatContinue reading “3 Reminders to Help You Make Disciples”
A few thoughts on what I believe is Biblical discipleship: The church is responsible for being obedient to the word of God in all things, including discipleship. We should be seeking to do all things biblically, Not just the way we were raised to do it (although that is often Biblical) , or the wayContinue reading “Biblical Discipleship”