Our churches are great at counting butts! We love to see the graph rise and attendance going up. There’s nothing wrong with counting attendance (Or Butts in the seats), however, we need to make sure we count the other butts that really matter too. Those that represent real life change and Kingdom movement and growth.
I see the pattern of Jesus’ ministry and focus as being three-fold. He was all about: Getting them IN, Growing them UP, and them Going OUT. [Read more…]