Tag Archives : new people


Elevator Pitch for Networked Micro Churches

In North America, the church is failing to live up to its mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Since 1990 over 150 United Methodist churches have closed every year. During this same period of time, internet usage has exploded. Since 1990 the internet grew by 100 percent every […]


Church Planting – What if…

What if entrepreneurial small group leaders were asked to equip others to invite people to Christ and multiply small groups? What if these groups participated in worship and discipleship together? What if these leaders were asked to oversee the networks of small groups which they helped to initiate? What if faithful and effective leaders were […]


New Churches – What if?

What if entrepeneurial small group leaders were asked to equip others to invite people to Christ and multiply small groups? What if these leaders were asked to oversee the groups of small groups which they helped to initiate? What if these groups participated in worship and discipleship together? What if  faithful and effective leaders were encouraged […]


GracePoint UMC Final Service – My Response

I was saddened but not particularly surprised to hear the news that GracePoint United Methodist Church would end worship this past weekend. After the formation of Grace Point Community Church, the potential viability of Grace Point UMC seemed small. I appreciate the commitment of the annual conference to north west Wichita, but I believe that […]