While we often hear stories about big companies, the reality is that the majority of businesses—99 percent, in fact—are small. The same is true for churches. Megachurches might get most of the press, but small churches can accomplish a lot.
I am grateful to be called to serve as a pastor of a small church that is engaging in the big mission of the kingdom of God.
Making disciples or building the church?
It was early in the fall of 2012. School was about to start, and the schedule was ramping up for the fall programming launch at Faith Community Church (RCA) in Littleton, Colorado, where I pastor. My wife, Elyse, and I had just returned from a much-needed sabbatical after seven years of ministry. We returned rested but with a bit of hesitation at what lay before us.