Mission-minded church

Outsourcing church: there is a cost

March 24, 2009 | Michael KellahanWhy are there great swathes of church life that we happily outsource to denominational or parachurch agencies?

Time to speak out on demons

March 17, 2009 | Michael KellahanTalk of demons and exorcisms just sets off the 'weird' alert...

Parish is back! (& Driscoll wrong)

March 10, 2009 | Michael KellahanLast year in Sydney Mark Driscoll critiqued the Sydney Anglican parish system an obstacle to church planting and evangelism. Here is a response...

Say no to ‘free helicopters’

March 3, 2009 | Michael KellahanHow many times are ministries started because someone wants to give themselves to start it... But no-one is prepared to make the hard call that this good thing is stopping us doing the main thing we are supposed to be doing.

Paradigm shift: planting movement is go!

February 24, 2009 | Michael KellahanLast week, Wollongong Bishop Al Stewart, Central Coast Evangelical Church's Andrew Heard and Steve Chong, lead pastor at Kirkplace and director of RICE, cast a bold vision to launch a new national network as they gathered potential church planters to think through how to make 'talk' of church planting 'action'.

The guts to go barefoot

February 17, 2009 | Michael KellahanSomething strange is happening in my neighbourhood. The local bowling club is going 'barefoot' to attract new and younger members.

Big Day In: making preachers redundant?

February 10, 2009 | Michael KellahanThe Big Day In saw Peter Jensen preach live to a couple of hundred Anglican Churches. Is this the way of the future?

Why missional is the new black

February 4, 2009 | Michael KellahanThis blog aims to start conversations about what it would take to reach our city for Jesus. How do our churches need to change? If you think being missional is a good idea, then how do you actually do it?