Category Archives: Trellis/Vine Thinking

God Convicted Me and Pushed Me to Expectation and Action

Studying to preach on Mark 7.24-37 yesterday, I was convicted about my lack of faith. The Syrophonecian woman had faith Jesus was willing and able to cast the demon out of her daughter. She was so convinced that she did … Continue reading

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Do few things well as a pastor

As a pastor, do a few things well in discipling people. Here are three things Col Marshall sugggests: Ministry of the Pew 1-1 Bible reading Training leaders of disciple-making small groups

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Trellis and the Vine Application – Move every member to maturity

Plan how to move every member to the right – The “right” is not political but in terms of the illustration above. The “right” is maturity in Christ in terms of character, convictions regarding Scripture’s teachings, and competency to serve … Continue reading

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Implementation of Trellis and the Vine Insights for CrossView Church LA (part 1)

Aim: To develop concrete plans for ministry training, refine these through feedback and identify potential blockages to implementing these plans. 1. Seven ways to Change a Culture Clear your schedule. Set the agenda on Sunday – For us this means … Continue reading

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