An enchantment with the city isn’t the same as a biblical love for the city, and it won’t sustain you in the long run.
As you patiently “preach and pray, love and stay,” you’ll find that your church has been planted on fertile soil that bears up good and lasting fruit.
Our church was getting full, and we knew we needed to do something. So, we planted a church . . . in the same building.
I love gospel clarity and biblical ecclesiology, but I’m concerned about the anti-practical nature we sometimes see in the 9Marks community.