Tag Archives: Missional Community

Is Church Membership Biblical?

As we prepare to facilitate The Embassy Church’s first covenant membership class for our new members I saw fit to post a blog that affirms such an action on our part.  By what authority do we call people to enter … Continue reading

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What are we doing? (The Four Questions Series)

In our last blog post we visited four questions that we wanted to spend some time unpacking.  We asked, 1) What are we doing? (The Mission) 2) Why are we doing it? (The Values) 3) How are we going to get it done? … Continue reading

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Why do we do what we do? (The Four Questions)

I’m sure that many of you are familiar with the anecdotal tale of a young bride who was preparing her first family dinner.  As she was about to put a large roast into the oven to begin baking, her mother … Continue reading

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The greatest sermon I have ever heard

About fifteen years ago a came across a sermon by Dr. John Piper entitled, “Doing Missions When Dying Is Gain.”  Obviously the title was an attention getter so I set time aside and listened to it.  I had no idea … Continue reading

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The Church that cannot fail

Recently I had a conversation with a dear friend in which he tried his best to convince me that I should NOT plant a church.  He loves me and he knows me well so he came to our conversation with … Continue reading

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Our Vocabulary

In the past two weeks I have received two speaking invitations that came with the obligatory pre-conference interview.  The two conversations had something in common that I can’t help but address.  Both organizations had visited our website (www.theembassy.org), took note … Continue reading

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