Weekly Kit List – June 11, 2012

Every week, I come across articles others have written that are of interest to me, and hopefully others, so I post them here as a kit list of things you might need on the adventure of church planting:

Rural Ministry is not Second Rate

This was an important principle for me when I was in rural ministry – too many people act like rural churches are quaint and cute throwbacks, and not real church with a real mission in the world.

Diocese of Orange renames Crystal Cathedral

Such an interesting exchange happened here – two congregations are switching places so their buildings/expenses match their situation.

Making Sense of the Census

Some great analysis of the latest Canadian census here, particularly about our aging population, and a new baby boom.

Modern Parables

These modern parable video illustrations look like a lot of fun!  As fun as parables can be…