Church, Growing Together, Heritage & Grace Merger

Growing Together, post 3

How do you go about unifying two congregations into one? The intensely individualistic local church idea has to be rethought and possibly even rejected in order for it to happen. This product of modernism has bred distrust and disunity in the Church, and it is the biggest obstacle that has to be overcome. Consider Jesus’… Continue reading Growing Together, post 3

Church, Growing Together, Heritage & Grace Merger

Growing Together, post 2

Why do people give up on the church so easily? During the lead up to this merger process, I had a number of supportive friends in the ministry who were praying for God to do something awesome between Heritage and Grace. (Mad props to Larry, Rob, Darin, Doug and my dad!) But there were some… Continue reading Growing Together, post 2

Church, Growing Together, Heritage & Grace Merger

Growing Together, post 1

Yesterday, both Heritage Baptist Church and Grace Baptist Church announced plans to merge the congregations into one. To say this is an awesome movement of God would be an understatement, and we are all eagerly anticipating what God is going to do through the new congregation. (Of course, this is far from a done deal… Continue reading Growing Together, post 1