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Stories from Church Starters

Getting Organized

There comes a time in the life of a young congregation, even one that is intentionally “light on its feet” and flows fairly organically, when you have to take a step back and get organized a bit. There comes a time when you have to take a step back and look at all the...

Making Disciples who Make Disciples

One of our major focuses at The Forum Christian Church over the last year has been centered around the question, "How do we make disciples who make disciples?" I asked this question openly to myself a year ago, pondering over Jesus's command in Matthew 28:18-20 and...

Defining Ourselves

Although Jonah never really enjoyed his mission, he could never get away from who he was.  When asked by the sailors in the boat in the storm, "Tell us, who is responsible for making all this trouble for us? What kind of work do you do? Where do you come from? What is...

On Standard Time and Church Culture

This weekend, I found myself getting unreasonably angry at (most) local churches on my social media feeds. As I was scrolling around Facebook and Instagram (I’m too old for Snapchat), it became apparent that the American Church may be one of the only remaining...