Mission vs Discipling – a false dichotomy

An interesting article titled ‘Why the missional movement will fail‘ was posted in one of the Facebook groups I’m a┬ápart of earlier this week. While my immediate church context would not identify itself as ‘missional’, we’ve often been described as a ‘mission church’ and we’d probably often accept the label. I also have friends who […]

It’s Life or Death for Church!

I’m reading some of the people who are writing about Emerging & Missional Church for my MA Dissertation, including Alan Hirsch. He quotes a statistic that says only 4% of Southern Baptist churches will plant a daughter church – 96% will not ‘give birth’. By analogy, if 96% of women did not have children it […]