Quote of the evening:
We started a community, but after a while it became clear that it was just another emerging church, which is not what I wanted. It was still consumeristic, in that people were there because they were unhappy with their previous churches and felt this was a group that could satisfy them. But they weren’t interested in the mission. So we killed it.
…And refocused themselves around the mission of sharing kingdom life with those beyond the reach of the existing church — people for whom “church” is not an option (but I don’t see that limiting God’s ongoing work in any way). Zack, you’re my hero.