Scottish Church Planting: Introducing the 20 Schemes Project

Thabiti Anyabwile highlights the gospel testimony of a Scot named Mez McConnell here. Listen to this account of how God saved a desperate soul and gave him new life. Then check out these resources, including the “20 Schemes” project that Mez and Matthew Spandler-Davidson are pioneering. It sounds terrific and needed. More info: You can [Read More...]

Doing Big Things: City to City Church Planting in Paris

One of the most encouraging developments in our day is church planting in global cities.  My buddy Freddy Wyatt, for example, is planting the Gallery Church in Manhattan, a work that I love (featured recently in the New York Times).  Aaron Coe of the North American Mission Board (Southern Baptist Convention) is doing high-level thinking and strategy [Read More...]

How Brooklyn Got its Groove Back

Kay Hymowitz has a fun and typically well-written City Journal piece on the revitalization of Brooklyn entitled “How Brooklyn Got its Groove Back.”  Folks who enjoy material on cities and the group Richard Florida has called the “creative class” will enjoy this one: If you’ve been in Park Slope recently, you can probably guess how things [Read More...]

Does Politics Have Something to Teach Us About Evangelism?

I found this quote from the New Yorker piece on Obama very interesting from an evangelistic standpoint: “Gradually, Chicago caught up with the rest of the country and media-driven politics eclipsed machine-driven politics. “It became increasingly difficult to get into homes and apartments to talk about candidates,” Rose said. “High-rises were tough if not impossible [Read More...]


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