Church As The ‘Local’

Churches are getting better at coffee. We’re a long way from seeing the end of International Roast at the end of a service but more and more churches have made the switch to coffee machines and offering hospitality (at least in terms of coffee) on a par with anywhere else in the local community. But are church cafés merely a convenience for believers to be able to enjoy a brewed coffee (more…)

Running alongside your community

In 2009 PRAC interviewed Stan Fetting, then Senior Pastor of South Pine Community Church in Queensland and running coach; now Crossover’s Operations Manager, and running coach/Gym owner. While pastoring this church for the previous eight years, Stan has developed an interesting missional sideline based around his passion for running. And we’re not talking about the occasional jog here… (more…)