Culture takes time to establish, and maybe longer to change. In this guest-post at JD Greear’s blog Andrew Hopper talks about the way in which setting and sharing a vision builds generosity as people get a sense of what could grow if they release resources to support it. Sometimes this giving and releasing will be …

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Finding security in our ability to successfully construct a life is destructive of relationship because others who do not conform to that from which we derive security detract from our assurance of security. In the Bible it’s as old as Cain and Abel. From J.D. Greear. St. Augustine said that before they sinned, Adam and …

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These points need to be made again and again. From J.D. Greear. “Prayer doesn’t just empower the ministry; prayer is the ministry”. “What if prayer was the most important part of any worship experience? Jesus said, “My house shall be called a ‘house of prayer for all nations,’” not a house of preaching. Is that …

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