Category: General

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Go Where the Fish Are Biting!

In 32 years of planting and leading Saddleback Church, I’ve learned some key lessons about evangelism and outreach. One of…
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Why Passion Isn’t Enough For Discipleship

I grew up going to Bible camp every summer. It was an amazing time, and I loved the experience. Through…

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10 Indications a Church Is Making Disciples

I’ve often heard people say you can’t measure discipleship. I don’t know if that’s true. It is true that you…

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Don’t Put The Ecclesiastical Cart Before the Horse

I have worked with church planters for over fifteen years. During that time I have spent hundreds of hours providing…


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Living Attractionally

When John the Baptist began evangelizing, he called the people to repentance. (Now there’s a word we don’t use much…
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Missing the Point 01: Discipleship

Over the past couple of years discipleship has become all the rage within the Christian, pastoral realm. Everywhere you look…


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This Key

  Have you ever considered what would happen if something that can't talk suddenly began speaking? If it could tell…
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Trouble shooting the Four Fields: Endvision

The inspiration for my Movements Diamond came from Nathan Shank’s Four Fields training on church planting movements. Nathan begins with…


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Troubleshooting the Four Fields: 3. Discipleship

We’re looking at how Nathan Shank troubleshoots each of the Four Fields of a church planting movement. The Discipleship Field…

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Trouble Shooting the Four Fields: 2. Gospel

We’re looking at how to troubleshoot each of the Four Fields of a church planting movement. Key questions How many…

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What is Missional – Part 4

This is the fourth, and final post in the “what is missional” series. In the three previous posts (Part 1,…
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Troubleshooting the Four Fields: 1. Entry

We’re looking at how Nathan Shank troubleshoots each of the Four Fields of a church planting movement. Entry is all…