Church is about the connection of two elements: the Lord, and people. The Lord is eternal and infinite, and so unchanging. People, however, are finite and temporal, and so vary greatly from age to age, from place to place, and from language to language. So it is very important that we define which people we are dealing with in this plan.

[This is from the Launch Plan for New Way Church in Austin, TX. Last Friday we wrapped up the Rationale section with a post on Contingencies. Today begins the People section, so tomorrow’s post will be on Target Demographics.]