Caring People Into The Kingdom – the unbeatable formula for missional church

A little girl hangs on whilst her church family mobilises

One of the most basic and fundamental considerations for spiritual seekers as they encounter people from a community of faith is simple: is this a mob that I would like to hang out with? Do I feel comfortable with these people. Is this social network and sub-culture something I want to belong to? You can have the best evangelistic skills on planet earth but its not always what you say, its how you live. Statistics show that Australians have made their judgment on this. Substantially more Aussies are open to Jesus than they are the church. But are they missing out on a best kept secret? I think they are. (more…)