Be Intergenerational

Be Intergenerational

There are two kinds of hipster churches, and seemingly never the two shall meet. One type of hipster church is replete with skinny jeans, single-speed cyclists, and the aroma of musky beard oils, and Bibles on phones. The other type is full of graying beards, hip...
The Person Matters – Coaching Matters

The Person Matters – Coaching Matters

The person: The person refers to the planter as a complete person in relationship with others. The primary relationships are: personal health, marriage and family, core group, church community and community outside the church. The planter’s relationship to personal...
Fuel for the Soul— Part 3

Fuel for the Soul— Part 3

I had two interesting conversations this week. They covered two ends of the spectrum on what can be a polarizing subject. Earlier this week I sat across from a millennial-aged believer who had questions about the Bible and Jesus. This weekend I talked with another...
How to Coach – Coaching Matters

How to Coach – Coaching Matters

Six steps of a typical coaching meeting [a proposed process]: Each of these six steps shall be elaborated and further explained through the manual. Here is a quick picture of each meeting: 1.Prepare: for the meeting by prayer, reviewing the planter’s most recent...
Fuel for the Soul— Part 2

Fuel for the Soul— Part 2

Each generation, often each decade, new advancements and discoveries take place. We call it progress. But progress often creates unintended consequences. Some consequences are responded to and resolved, while others are accepted as the cost of progress. One simple...