Power is a tricky thing. Even people who want to use their powers for good can fall prey to a hero complex, the kind obvious in the worlds of sports, comics and church-planters.
Truly radical church planting requires us to go deep: the “subterranean” life of the church must be rooted at least four ways.
In the Advent season we learn about waiting. Waiting is painful; it brings anxiety.
Planting a church is in some ways like launching a new marriage: We set new patterns in life. Personal patterns for the marriage; community patterns for the church.