New churches and the people supporting them need to understand the commitment they're making.
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Perhaps when we plant congregations, we should plan on starting two: one that lasts and one that doesn't.
Two churches in my town offer a contrast in style, substance, and mission. We both love Jesus and long to love our neighbors.
Mercy Junction has a dedicated group of people, but it's not financially self-sustaining. Recently, it started managing a large church building.