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First Clown Church Launched

Yes its true, this may be the first picture of the famous Dutch Clown Church. Find out more about this Dutch Church by clicking here.

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Wild at Church Planting

Amy and I are leading Wild at Heart Groups at the moment. We're doing week 3 (of 8) this weekend. I've got about 7 guys doing it and Amy has about 5 women. I'm excited about the potential for this as a church planting tool. The final week of the study talks about the Band… Read More

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The Ragamuffin Gospel

A man walked into the doctor’s office and said, "Doctor, I have this awful headache that never leaves me. Could you give rue something for it?" "I will," said the doctor, "but I want to check a few things out first. Tell me, do you drink a lot of liquor?" "Liquor?" said the man indignantly.… Read More

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Eldredge on the Church

Remember, pleasure is often more about drugging ourselves than it is about enjoying ourselves. And the things we do to avoid the ache are always worse in the end than the ache itself. John Eldredge, from "The Journey of Desire" ISBN 0-7852-6716-6 Page 184 … we have only three options: (1) to be alive and… Read More

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Luke 10 in Austin

Here are some comments from the attendees of the Luke10 Training happening right now in Austin: This conference has been transformational in my understanding and thinking about the House Church. The interactive times were amazing. I’ve seen things in Scripture that I have never seen or understood before. God bless you ministry! Shawn Sullivan, Impact… Read More

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Kingdom Mentality

I received an email today from Jim Yost, a missionary/church planter in Indonesia. In the email he made the comment: We're part of the house church movement in Indonesia though I shy away from titles anymore like "cell church", "G-12", "house church" because it makes us start thinking exclusive like one is a better improvement… Read More

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Colorado Strategy

I know I'm sending you a lot of stuff but what I see is the Lord beginning to birth DAWN Projects in many places. The following is the exhortation that Kenny sent out to his 11 DOMs in Colorado. What he is essentially doing is challenging each of them to begin a DAWN Project in… Read More

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Twenty Commandments for Culture-Changers

Twenty Commandments for Culture-Changers P. Andrew Sandlin | A Modest Attempt to Shake Loose the Ineffectual Status Quo 1. Change in history is inevitable; get used to it. 2. Be theologically conservative and strategically progressive. 3. You can’t have too many friends.

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Everything I know about Church Planting I learned in Network Marketing

It seems crazy, but the best training I've had on how to reach people and plant churches has come from my days in a network marketing business. I was mentored and trained (or was it discipled) and shown by example how to reach people with a business opportunity and give them hope. Isn't that what… Read More