You can run again

We just got back from a great conference in Atlanta, Velocity 2011, hosted by Churchplanters.com. Last year after coming back from this conference I didn't feel so good about it, or me. If you don't know, last year was our first year at the Mecca of churchplanters conferences following our "crash and burn" experience with a … Continue reading You can run again

Systems and churches

Ed Stetzer asked Darrin Patrick a great question recently, "Why do most churches stay small?" Patrick answered, "Largely because most pastors don't know how to build systems, structures, and processes that are not contingent upon them. Most pastors can care for people, but don't build systems of care. Most pastors can develop leaders individually, but … Continue reading Systems and churches

After church thoughts (9/12/10)

Today was another of several "firsts" for Church180. Today we started a second service. To make our community aware of this service and the teaching series and to invite them to join us, we sent out mailers to every family within a ten mile radius in our community (12,187 families). We didn't get the expected … Continue reading After church thoughts (9/12/10)