Gary Millar reflects that in contemporary culture, making the idea that a local church is ‘just like you’ as central to its efforts to reach out into the community is no longer effective. His conclusion: Ultimately, the gospel itself is the Unique Selling Proposition (USP) of Christianity. God in Christ has made it possible through …

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Mez McConnell reflects on Jesus observation about wealth being an obstruction to entering the kingdom of God and the implications of that for evangelism and church planting: The Danger of Wealth Jesus said it’s easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom …

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Gathering week by week is a work of service to your fellow worshippers and work of witness to those who do not believe. From Jared Wilson: One of the most countercultural things you can do is get up early on Sunday morning, put real clothes on, and drive to a church building. … In many …

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