The quote below resonates powerfully with my considerations as a church planting pastor.
When considering church, kingdom and discipleship…
Interest turns primarily to humanistic considerations, like more astute communication techniques or better institutional programs. All this is helpful, of course, but unless there is genuine commitment to the essential Gospel of Christ, merely changing ways of doing things is like
rearranging chairs on the Titanic
We must come to grips with the faith once delivered to the saints and then let IT set our agenda.
-Robert Coleman, Master Plan of Discipleship