The transitions can be difficult. Moving beyond what was and into what might be, can feel scary, but it is the only way forward. Put your stock in the future. Have faith. And know that, no matter how much you grumble, God won’t leave you alone.
The Jesus movement needs leaders who will reach out, build community, help to stitch people into the kind of relationships where they can hear the words: “you are valued, you matter, you are loved.” That message is truly the good news God has.
This summer I'm catching up on some reading and came across this book from 2010 by Bishop Todd Hunter. In 2009, the Anglican Mission in America consecrated the former National Director of the Association of Vineyard Churches as their Bishop for Church Planting. The consecration might seem unlikely, which Hunter hints at in his title... Continue Reading →