C. S. Lewis on Worship Innovations

Every minister and most church members have experienced one tension in worship. The tension is between member preferences. Some members want changes and innovations in worship; others enjoy the current worship and are opposed to any changes. In many churches and among younger Christians (remember: I work with college students), the default position is that […]

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Mike Breen’s Building a Discipling Culture: Continuous Breakthrough (Chapter 6)

I am reviewing Mike Breen’s book, Building a Discipleship Culture. Breen’s approach to disciple-making and ministry is appealing. So I wanted to blog through the book chapter by chapter. Introduction I have really benefitted from the first LifeShape that Mike Breen introduces us to: the Learning Circle. Before we can discuss the Learning Circle, though, […]

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Mike Breen’s Building a Discipling Culture: Language Creates Culture (Chapter 5)

I am reviewing Mike Breen and Steve Cockram’s book, Building a Discipleship Culture. Breen’s approach to disciple-making and ministry is appealing. So I wanted to blog through the book chapter by chapter. Introduction In the previous posts on Mike Breen’s book, I discussed his view of discipleship and his assertion that many of our churches’ […]

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