FOR THE CITY – Darrin Patrick and Matt Carter (2011)

For the City by Darrin Patrick and Matt Carter is a book for pastors, church planters and Christ-followers who want to make a difference in their respective cities.  The heartbeat of the authors is to instill a passion for proclaiming the gospel faithfully and living the gospel in authentic, transparent, gospel-centered communities. There is much toContinue reading “FOR THE CITY – Darrin Patrick and Matt Carter (2011)”

CHURCH ZERO: Raising 1st Century Churches Out of the Ashes of the 21st Century Church – Peyton Jones (2013)

Here’s one I almost missed – and I would have missed out big time!  The cover looks emergent – not interested. The promo line reads something like this: “a punk-rock approach to the pressing issue of gaining ground as rapidly as the early church” – not interested.  However, a quick scan in the acknowledgments caught my attention.Continue reading “CHURCH ZERO: Raising 1st Century Churches Out of the Ashes of the 21st Century Church – Peyton Jones (2013)”

CHURCH PLANTER – Darren Patrick (2010)

Church Planter, by Darrin Patrick is an insightful look at one of the most important activities for Christians living in New Testament times.  The author carefully organizes his book in three broad categories: The Man, The Message, and the Mission THE MAN In part one, Patrick makes a strong case for men who are biblicallyContinue reading “CHURCH PLANTER – Darren Patrick (2010)”