And here is more of the backlog of links, this time about church, church planting, and change:
Some of this rings true – worth the read.
An exploration of why people church hop (not shop) and why they shouldn’t.
7 life stages of a church are outlined here: Birth, Child, Adult, Parent, Grandparent, Senior citizen, Death. I can’t help but notice so many churches skip over the grandparenting stage – how can we encourage this more as an authentic choice
A church planter chronicles his changing approach to planting – very thought provoking.
I really like the idea of families worshipping, and doing small groups together. It’s tough to figure out, but there are some good overviews here.