Three Small Church Myths

People join a small church for different reasons. Sometimes their reasons can lead to disappointment because they’re just unobtainable. I’d like to dissect three common myths about the small church. Myth 1: If I go to a small church then I can actually get to know everybody. Unless you have a photographic memory and don’t […]

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To Build or not to Build

Once in a while I get this question about Crosspoint: “When do you think you will build a building?”  That’s a great question, so let me share my thoughts.  And just to clarify, what I assume people generally mean when they say “a building” is your typical church building: auditorium, offices, children’s space, and so […]

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I’m not planting a church…

Got ya.  You were thinking, “What!?  Did you change your mind already?”  Fickle guy. Or…if you’re cynical about catchy slogans, you were probably thinking, “Sure you’re not…” Seriously. I’m not planting a church. I mean, how can I? The church has already been planted. It was established about two thousand years ago by Christ (check out the book […]

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Turkish Bazaar

Some things are the same the world over.  Like seagulls.  Karen and I are touring Turkey this week.  They have seagulls!  Why is it that the seagulls here look the same as those in Uganda, Taiwan, Germany…even Saskatchewan?  Ever wonder how they managed to populate almost every corner on the planet?  I sometimes wonder…do all seagulls […]

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Cone of Silence

I’ve felt like I’ve been under a ‘cone of silence’ lately (seen the movie Get Smart?).  It’s like I’ve been having these conversations with people inside an upside-down fish bowl.  And for good reason. We couldn’t open up our conversations prematurely because we just weren’t sure what the outcome would be. But now we know. So now […]

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