Lifeboat Church

Here’s links to three articles to go with our current series, Lifeboat Church.


Eight Ways to Easily be Missional (by Jonathan Dodson)

Missional is not an event we tack onto our already busy lives. It is our life. Mission should be the way we live, not something we add onto life: “As you go, make disciples.”; “Walk wisely towards outsiders”; “Let your speech always be seasoned with salt”; “be prepared to give a defense for your hope. We can be missional in everyday ways without overloading our schedules. Here are a few suggestions…


What Should a Church Expect From it’s Members? (from 9Marks)

A church should expect that its members will:

  1. Attend services regularly. Hebrews 10:25 commands Christians not to forsake assembling together. Attending services regularly is one of the basic commitments of membership and one of the basic ways that a church member can grow in the faith, get to know other Christians, and allow the church leaders to shepherd and watch over his life. …


The Ministry of the Pew (by Col Marshall)

… Once we make the attitude shift from being passive pew sitters and receivers to active workers and givers, there is no end to the difference we can make to others and to the running of the meeting. All of the suggestions below are of the informal type—things we can do at our own initiative. They are the types of involvement that every congregation member can have. …


Bill Forgeard has been the Senior Pastor at Lakeshore Church since 2016. You can read his bio and find contact options under the "The Team" section of the About menu.

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