Below is an excerpt from “The Trellis and the Vine: The Ministry Mind-Shift that Changes Everything” by Colin Marshall and Tony Payne. They do ministry in Australia, so keep that in mind when some of the language or contexts seem a bit strange. The principles still hold true, and I hope they spark your imagination for how you might “make disciples” through the dual ministries of prayer and proclamation. Read more
The New Testament says that when churches gather they should read the Bible, preach the Bible, pray the Bible, sing the Bible, and see the Bible.
(This material was originally published on the 9 marks website and can be found here.)