Church Leadership Archives - Seedbed

The Christendom model as we know it, our dominant Western version of the faith, is disintegrating.

Once we have listened to God and our community, this moves us into the loving and serving stage of a fresh expression.

Jesus is a blended ecology, the life of heaven and mud-stuff. The church is his blended ecology, a colony of heaven, in, with, for, and among a sin-marred valley.

Futurefitting is about restructuring the local church to reflect the diverse singularity of the triune God for the purpose of local mission.

The church is called to profusely and generatively cast the seeds of God’s love into the world.

Not every Spirit-empowered leader will look the same way, but there are some principles that can be observed about how the Holy Spirit empowers leaders.

Lent is the 40-day period leading up to Easter. Here is a free lesson to use for children's ministry for the first Sunday of Lent.

We are to pray and work for the coming of the kingdom here and now, in every nook and niche of creation.

A focus solely on compassionate ministry can inoculate a Christ-follower from ever becoming a bold and effective witness for Jesus.

Because fresh expression of church will be such a new concept to so many in your congregation, it should be helpful to anticipate some of the questions they likely will ask.