Entries by Tony

Recalibrating Church: Clarity is Critical

To focus intentionally on multiplying Jesus’ church, we must understand clearly who and what the church is. Let me propose four steps to explore as we seek such clarity. Re-calibrate by recognizing we need to run on new rails. We all work to form systems because systems are key to the formation of a church Read More

Recalibrating Church: Owning My Own Multiplication

Fences In the last blog we discovered that God has designed His church to multiply, but Satan has built fences around us to keep us from doing so. When our kids were young, we took them to the Columbus Zoo. One of the first enclosures held 20 gazelles. Roughly a three-foot fence contained these amazing Read More

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Small Church, Big Impact

Meet Friendship Grace Brethren Rich Schnieders pastors Friendship Grace Brethren Church in Fort Myers, Florida. His church is numerically small – 20 something on a Sunday morning – and has been small since its beginning some 20 years ago. But they get so much done. The church is short in physical numbers but long on Read More