Giving Up “Dream Church” and Embracing Discomfort

Brett McCracken

The “dream church” picture I painted in the introduction looks very little like the church, Southlands, where I am now a member. Southlands is nondenominational, meets in a renovated prosthetics factory, and has only the slightest liturgical bent. It’s Reformed-ish but Holy Spirit focused, with impromptu “words” from the congregation and quiet prayer in tongues … Read more

How to Develop a Missional Posture – Seeing what God is up To

Soma Churches

Georgie is one of the girls at my church. Both her, and her husband, work. They have young kids. And yet she feels bad about not having enough time to do missional things. Can you relate? What if missional living didn’t mean doing anything extra? What if Georgie saw her workplace as a place where … Read more

What Do You Long To See For Your Church?

No Silver Bullets Daniel Im

No Silver Bullets by Daniel Im is one of the finest books on intentional discipleship I have read. It is a privilege to feature this excerpt from Daniel’s book where he challenges Christian leaders to shift to a kingdom perspective, dream, and strategize ways to encourage followers of Jesus to greater Christ-likeness. Read my review … Read more

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