"Unless we’re going to disobey Jesus, we must prioritize making disciples and multiplying churches."
“Our heritage as a church is running toward need, not away from it.”
“Christianity has become more tribal. It’s challenging to shepherd people from so many different viewpoints, but it’s also beautiful.”
“The Lord runs to the brokenhearted. So I always feel my first response needs to be to run to them too, to let my heart break with theirs.”
"The invite culture has also grown at our church and people feel comfortable bringing their friends."
Up to this point, using videoconferencing was a rarity. Now, we are embracing it at a whole new level.
"When leading in a time of change and uncertainty when everyone is trying to understand what the new reality is, it’s important to draw people's attention to what is not changing."
"People need content, but they also need connection. Disciples are made in small groups."
"We strongly believe that the relational tie is the tie that will help to bring about healing and start to make a long-term difference in our community."
"We streamlined our communication process so that it became more consistent. We knew that we had to be abundantly clear about the hearer’s best next step."