Re-Thinking How We Do Church: The Next Leg Of Our Journey

Posted by nbarnes on December 13, 2010 in Church, My Life |

We decided that to solve the problem, we wouldn’t stick with “church as usual,” but we would employ a little divergent thinking to come up with a different path. So, here’s what we’re planing to do. Instead of trying to find a facility where we can do everything we feel necessary in one location, we’re going to come at it from two different angles.


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Re-Thinking Missional Children’s Ministry

Posted by nbarnes on August 28, 2009 in Church, Practical Advice on Faith |

I have been wrestling, as a pastor, and church leader, with some of the missional concepts and also with some of the questions that need to help us understand how we got here in the first place. As I’ve been reading, and talking with others on the missional journey, I have noticed a disturbing gap in the thinking and theorizing that’s been done so far. There doesn’t seem to be a lot of talk about what children’s ministry might look like in this missional paradigm. In fact, it seems to me that a lot of the churches that might be considered to be missional are actually undermining themselves in their children’s ministry.


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My Expression of Church

Posted by nbarnes on April 25, 2009 in Books and Reading, Church |

So I’m sitting on a plane reading the new book by Alan Hirsch and Michael Frost called “ReJesus” and I started thinking that from time to time I would like to describe to you the expression of church that I am a part of.  I should be honest and tell you that I hesitate to […]


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