The break up of Mars Hill

In just two weeks, Mars Hill went from a huge celebrity pastor and the model for multisite churches to… this. I am not writing this to gloat. I am writing this to ask us, as American Christians, to do something extraordinary… think.  We’re not good at it. The huge “crisis” of my young ministry was theContinue reading “The break up of Mars Hill”

Church Planting Idea

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 independentContinue reading “Church Planting Idea”