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I have a dream…or vision…or…something…of what “church” should look like

Dream vs Vision

(According to www.freedictionary.com) Dream: (n) A wild fancy or hope Vision: (n) The ability to see or plan into the future What happens when a Pastor with a vision for a fast growing dynamic church collides with members who have … Continue reading

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Emerging or Emergent Church?

A good friend of mine asked me this morning if I had any thoughts on the Emergent Church. He said that he had been searching the web for information and all of it was negative. My first question was whether … Continue reading

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Now What Do We Call It?

We are working through names for the “service plant”. If you get bored one day google church names. A name really shouldn’t be that big of a deal, but it is. It can define who you are trying to reach … Continue reading

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My Latest Thoughts

After writing that blog yesterday I listened to a podcast from Catalyst featuring Perry Noble and he talked about his start in Anderson, SC. He said that Anderson had a church and a tree on every corner. Then last night … Continue reading

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Do We Need Another Church?

I am slap dab (where is that from anyway?) in the middle of the Bible Belt. Meaning we don’t need another church. I heard Andy Stanley comment recently on a podcast (I am paraphrasing) that Atlanta didn’t need another church … Continue reading

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Building Steam

A little less than a week ago, God impressed upon me a vision for starting a “church service” for this generation (for more information on what I mean by that read my previous couple of blogs). I put “church service” … Continue reading

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