Church life

What’s so special about church planting?

March 12, 2009 | Archie PoulosI have begun wondering why you can fill a conference on church planting when almost no one registers for conferences on church. Is it because there is something special about church planting?

Building passion for God

March 5, 2009 | Archie PoulosTraditionally we have thought that emotions get in the way of making right decisions, but now there is clinical evidence that indicates emotions are crucial in decision making. This backs up the observations of the Reformers and the teaching of Scripture...

Textured preaching: beyond the cheap shot

February 26, 2009 | Archie PoulosLast Friday I was sitting in the Moore College chapel having the privilege of listening to another great sermon from John Woodhouse when I was struck by the brilliant way in which he introduced his topic.

C09… why bother?

February 19, 2009 | Archie PoulosIf our neighbour's 'mini-cultures' don't fit our parish boundaries, why bother engaging our community?

Churches must utilise ‘mini-cultures’

February 12, 2009 | Archie PoulosLately, I have been excited to see congregational leaders planning how to best utilise the gifts God has given members of their congregations. However, it seems to me that one are of neglect is the 'mini cultures' we are part of.