What We’re Reading: Guardrails, by Alan Briggs

guardrailsDiscipleship. Church growth. Church planting. These are words being discarded by younger generations of faith as a result of misuse and frustration with the American evangelical status quo. Yet, it’s important to highlight those that are part of such work honestly, authentically, and contextually.

Alan Briggs is one of them. He’s a pastor, writer, networker, and church planter in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He’s seen church planter after church planter bring their wares to Colorado full of hope, optimism, and an idealist view of living life in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. He’s seen most of them pack up and go back to where they came from, disillusioned and confused as to why they couldn’t get traction. His new book, Guardrails, is a helpful word for aspiring church planters. [Disclaimer: Guardrails is published by NavPress, who is publishing our book Fathom]

But here’s the secret:…

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