Well, when the economy crashed in 2008, the fire marshal threatened to shut down Hyde Park United Methodist because so many people were now coming on Monday mornings. They were no longer getting 30 to 40 people per week -
That concept of clergy and laity is not Biblical. It did not arise out of Jewish tradition; it rose out of Greek philosophy, especially Plato. This creates a dualism that separates the sacred and the secular. So “Pastor Pete” has
We have to debunk the unbiblical, conventional wisdom that says that unless you are a pastor” or “full-time missionary” (I hate that term, by the way) you aren’t doing ministry. Jesus called every single one of us to be a
Leo Bigger, Gary Morgan and Dutch Sheets dive into God's destiny for our lives and how we can access it.
When I was initially thinking about the one-million church vision back in 1997, I thought, “What if we found leaders out there that had a hundred churches, or a thousand churches, or ten thousand churches in them?” If we just