Local Mission at Prov City

Local Mission at Prov City

Over the first three weeks of Term 4 we’re going to be exploring the topic of Local Mission. We’ll be preaching into it, interviewing people involved in it, blogging on it, and providing opportunities for everyone to get on board in big and small ways. It should be...
Preparing for Growth

Preparing for Growth

Over the last two posts we’ve thought about the need to accommodate growth in general, and thought through the option of a fourth service in particular. Where do we go from here? Here’s where, by the grace of God, we hope to move in the coming months: 1. Feel the...
The Path Ahead

The Path Ahead

Room for Growth Part 2: The Path Ahead In the previous blog post, I put forward the need for us to work out how to accommodate growth at Prov City. At the moment, all options are on the table. The one that looks like the front-runner is launching a fourth service in...
Room For More!

Room For More!

 Accommodating Growth at Prov City (Part 1)Something I want to start working through with the congregation is how to accommodate growth at Prov City in 2023. We’ve been growing in 2022. Not through-the-roof growth, but steady growth, and enough to need to start...
Confident in Christ

Confident in Christ

One of the striking features of Paul’s letter to the Galatians is how much responsibility he places on their shoulders. The threat to the Galatians, you may remember, has come from the outside. They were getting on with their lives when these new teachers came through...
A Strategy for Evangelism

A Strategy for Evangelism

Some people have an allergic reaction to the idea of “strategy” in mission and ministry. Sometimes that’s justified, coming from seeing half-baked and ill-considered implementation of secular business models pushed into church life. But the truth is everything we do...