Monthly Archives: September 2020

WHY ARE WE HAVING CHURCH IN HOMES AS WELL AS IN THE CHURCH BUILDING?

IT’S IN LINE WITH THE NEW TESTAMENT MODEL BEING CHURCH The concept of a congregation meeting as church in different locations and different ways goes right back to the New Testament itself. New Testament scholar Roger Gehring writes that “In … Continue reading

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HOW’S YOUR BACKSTAGE?

I want you to think of your life like a theatre. Not in the sense that your life is a performance though. A theatre has two main sections, the front of house and the backstage. The front of house is … Continue reading

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WHAT IS GIVING ME AS A PASTOR SLEEPLESS NIGHTS

The Willow Creek Association of churches in the US carried out a survey, much like the one we have been asking people to do, in 1000 churches. These churches were of all sorts of different sizes and from varying denominations. … Continue reading

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS AND RIGHT EXPECTATIONS OF CHURCH

Westlake like every church is facing some pressing challenges as a result of COVID. Some people have talked about going back to “normal” but we the truth is we don’t know with any degree of certainty what “normal” is. However, … Continue reading

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