Pioneering Imperative

Yesterday was a milestone day at New Vine Baptist Church. For the first time we gathered the staff of our three congregations together for ministry to God and to each other. Later in the day we asked ourselves the question, “What is it going to take to grow into a network of 20 ‘New Vine-y’ churches in the next dozen years?”  (more…)

Missional intelligence gathering

Churches have moved beyond a “bums on seats” approach to evaluating their effectiveness and, when it comes to planning for healthy and highly missional churches, Australians have a gift that the church worldwide is envious of. (more…)