Love God, Love Your Neighbor
What makes a church strong?
Scripture tells us that if a church is built on the foundation of the Gospel, not even the gates of hell can stand against it. Churches, then, are not necessarily strengthened by new facilities, bigger budgets, or larger crowds. Churches are strengthened when members of the body are living out their calling to be on mission with Jesus. DBA’s church strengthening team helps churches deepen their understanding of what it means to love God and love their neighbors where they live, work and play.
I'll admit it. Sometimes I have trouble listening to people because I think I know more than they do. I think I've got a better idea. Are you guilty, too? In Christian ministry, listening to the community is essential before swooping in to "fix" a problem....read more
In a recent sermon, my pastor said that a friend of his offered to give him his library of leadership development books. When Brent asked him why he was giving away these books, his friend, who has been a pastor for more than 30 years, said that for the...read more
A two-session lunch series Wednesdays, August 22 and September 12, 2018 11am-1pm Lunch included. Free, but registration is required. Location will be emailed to you a week before the event. Join a diverse group of DBA leaders as we discuss how to move our churches...read more
Thanks for following along as we discuss the principles outlined in the book Making Neighborhoods Whole (2013) by Wayne Gordon and John Perkins. The third principle in our series is redistribution. Before everyone panics and stops reading, we are not...read more