Is Disciple-making Movement Strategy a Passing Fad?

Guest Post by David Broodryk Is DMM a passing fad? originally published: Monday, 19 September 2016 read more by David at http://davidbroodryk.org  Several years ago, I participated in discussions that led to renaming the term “Church Planting Movements (CPM)” to “Disciple Making Movements (DMM).” This was an attempt to more accurately define these movements around … Read moreIs Disciple-making Movement Strategy a Passing Fad?

Why the “How” questions needs to be altered?

This is via Bob Tiede bob.tiede@cru.org Guest Post by Chris Thyberg Peter Block in his amazing book, The Answer to How is Yes: Acting on What Matters,  argues that “How?” questions, though critical, can often mask a defensive distraction that causes us to postpone – sometimes indefinitely – answering the prior and more important question: What is our Great … Read moreWhy the “How” questions needs to be altered?

Is all I’ve been taught, WRONG?

If what we’ve been taught about world geography is wrong (watch video below), could it be that all we’ve been taught about the Mission of God in this world wrong too? Did Jesus trust the qualified or release the willing? tell us to plant churches or make disciples? command us to teach all the commands … Read moreIs all I’ve been taught, WRONG?

Found Gifts

Someone deserves attribution for this but I have no idea of whom to blame. Somewhere in our (Moran family) past we started a tradition. It consisted of exchanging names with our kids and their significant others (started as boy friend and girl friends and now spouses). The assignment is to find a gift that represents … Read moreFound Gifts

Condomized Christianity

It seems that in the vein that condoms allow for safe sex, the so called Christian world has followed suit allowing for a safe, non-transferrable Christianity. There are Christian schools, music, books, bookstores, dating sites, yellow pages, jewelry and don’t forget the clothing, not the least of which are the T-shirts. I would suspect that … Read moreCondomized Christianity

The Church as a Paraphernalia Shop

I spent my formative years in Hawaii where marijuana would find you rather than having to look for it.  But there was a unique phenomena surrounding the use of marijuana. There were shops that sold the paraphernalia for consuming marijuana but not marijuana.  Obviously its sale was legally controlled or rather prohibited but not the … Read moreThe Church as a Paraphernalia Shop