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

No Silver Bullets by Daniel Im – Review

Daniel Im

No Silver Bullets by Daniel Im is foremost a book about discipleship. However, this doesn’t mean the book is full of tips and techniques. Instead, Daniel Im views discipleship holistically at both an individual and church-wide level. Daniel Im identifies 2 key aspects of human life. First, we tend to look for the quick fix, … Read more

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