“2017.06.04 – Guest Speaker: Church planter Marcus Refsland”
A sermon from Heights Church. More information at HeightsChurchMN.org
When it comes to church work, a mantra I’ve heard for decades has been, “It’s easier to birth a baby than raise the dead.” Just plant a church.
But resurrection? That’s God.
I’ve walked through resurrection. I’ve also planted a church. The biggest moment of awe I’ve had?
It was God. ALL God.
Here is the scenario: a church planting effort in my neck of the woods (NE Minneapolis), so a viable business model could be explored. “Viable” is something that can be discussed.
Minneapolis, priding itself on local consumers and local ideas, could use one last “independent” bookstore. So, we create one, like it’s the “last independent bookstore” on the planet, but we call it: “Til the Apocalypse: A bookstore that will be here til the world ends.” We feature used, new, local, author readings, comic books, coffee… etc. Out of that we keep it “closed” on Sunday mornings so we can have a church service.
Who’s with me? 😉