"Leaders who spend more time putting out fires than igniting sparks for ministry seldom operate under a clear vision."
Think outside the box to reach a transient population.
Long-time missional community leader Doug Paul lists ten sure-fire ways to ruin the mission before it even starts.
"If we desire personal growth, we have to get around people who are or have already been where we wish to go."
"I’m not a fan of a church that is ONLY attractional, but I do think we can learn some things from attractional churches."
"Defending the faithful with firepower raises some complicated questions. Do guns and God make a good mixture?"
"I discovered I really could find my identity in Christ, not the size of my church."
Small Churches Can't Do Everything, But They Can Do Something ...
"Whether you are blessed with natural chemistry, all teams must invest effort and energy to experience great chemistry."
"Church cowards are few in number but, like a few bee stings from a hive of hundreds, they can be painful."