Christmas

Business Unusual – Part 4

Business Unusual – Part 4

“Business unusual is not about bringing people to church.  It’s about being the church among those who will never come to the buildings we have built.  It’s about pointing in a different direction, toward a loving Heavenly Father…toward Christ…and praying that they will begin to follow.  And when the do, that they won’t be content to Continue reading Business Unusual – Part 4

Those who will not come – Part 3

Those who will not come – Part 3

“‘Doing church’ the way it’s usually done will have no effect on my friend, the one who will never come to a church building for any reason.  Unfortunately, we have found that while cooler and hipper worship services might please the fishbowl of people who attend—and, we hope, they are pleasing to God as well?  But Continue reading Those who will not come – Part 3

Stables, Mangers and a Cow for Good Measure

“And he was laid in a manger, because there was no place for him elsewhere.” Ok, so the Bible is very clear that Jesus was placed in a manger.  But where’s the part about searching for a hotel room late at night in the pouring rain?  Where’s the part about the innkeeper refusing to give Continue reading Stables, Mangers and a Cow for Good Measure