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Lessons in Discipleship

I recently had the chance to share on the New Churches website about lessons in discipleship. The feedback has been really positive, so I’m sharing what I wrote for their blog here. I hope you enjoy. 40 Lessons in Discipleship Discipleship is the key to movemental thinking when it comes to churches that plant churches. Here are 40 lessons in discipleship and mentoring that …

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Why Wait?

In this season of Advent we learn about waiting. Waiting is painful. It brings anxiety and sometimes causes us to wonder where God is or if he cares. The prophet Malachi spoke of the Messiah’s coming in an eponymous Old Testament book: I have loved you, saith the LORD…Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before …

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50 Resources to Make This the Best Advent Ever

Advent is here! This beautiful season which marks the beginning of the liturgical year began on November 29 and will conclude on Christmas Eve. Celebrating this important season is a great way to introduce your congregation to the Christian calendar. Advent means arrival, and the season beckons us to ponder three monumental arrivals: The arrival of Christ in flesh as a baby through Mary, the arrival of Christ in …

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Ten Books from 2015 Every Pastor and Church Leader Should Read

Although the following books are all excellent, my Ten Books from 2015 list is not a broad, “best books of the year” list. These books are ones that I believe will draw us deeper into the challenges of our day and deeper into faithfulness to the way of Jesus. This list reflects a diversity of authors, genres, and perspectives, but I …

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You Can't Reproduce What You Aren't

Here at the V3 Movement, we cannot encourage enough the importance of planting churches from a place of community. In fact, we’re not sure it’s even possible in church planting to create something that doesn’t already exist. That is, there’s this funny thing about creating true community: you can’t reproduce what you aren’t. In light of our conviction, we bring you …

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Leadership Is a Community Affair

The V3 Movement being a communal movement, we’re excited to bring you another personal interview from a series of interviews with church planters who are embracing place-based church planting in a fruitful manner. These planters are using V3 Learning Cohorts to ground their leadership and their missiology in community. [Tweet “Leadership is a community affair. http://thev3movement.org/learning-cohorts/”] Today we’re speaking with Jared …