Centered-Set Church by Mark Baker

Centered-Set Church by Mark Baker

I have begun reading a book by Mark Baker called Centered-Set Church: Discipleship and Community Without Judgmentalism. If you follow along here, you know that centred-set churches are a topic I am passionate about. I heard about the book a while ago but was reminded...
A Jesus Centred Approach to Church

A Jesus Centred Approach to Church

A few weeks ago, I introduced the idea of set theory and then wrote a couple of posts about some downsides of bounded set churches (here and here). In this post, I want to introduce the idea of a centred set church… specifically a Jesus Centred church, and then we’ll...
3 Ways Bounded Sets are Detrimental to Faith

3 Ways Bounded Sets are Detrimental to Faith

I actually have 7, not just 3 ways bounded sets are detrimental to faith. However, when I began this post, I imagined it being just a few thoughts. It has grown a bit. So to keep it a bit more manageable, I’ll post 3 reasons now, and 4 next week. Last week I...

What We Are Dreaming

This was originally published over at DublinChurchPlant.com in 2012. Thought it might be helpful to repost. As we have spent time over the past 2 years dreaming about this new community and what it will look like, some key themes have risen to the top. This section...