In the summer, I began to put together some resources under the umbrella “Church In a Box.” I was prompted to do this by two things. First of all, we were engaging in some outreach during the Commonwealth Games, we did not know where people would come from and go back to. We did not… Continue reading How Church in a box might help you
Introducing Church in a box
One of the things you’ve probably heard/seen me keep talking a lot about is the need to do better at planting churches in communities where there isn’t a meaningful Christian witness. At our church’s recent weekend away, Jonathan Bell talked about us planting “swifter, smaller, simpler.” How are we going to do that? Well, actually… Continue reading Introducing Church in a box
Multiplying and planting – how do you decide what to do?
One question that comes up when thinking about planting is whether or not we should have a particular model/approach in mind. What will a new plant look like? This includes questions about the style and structure of a plant but also the exact nature of the beast. Is it actually a new church you are… Continue reading Multiplying and planting – how do you decide what to do?