Small, Clustered, Multiplying Churches -- A still half-baked proposal for planting smaller churches.
Samples of my older sermons can be found on the SermonCentral.com database. Newer sermons can be found at Fresh Fish Food.
Brad's Simple System of Sermon Preparation -- handout for my introduction to preaching students
Getting Started: A Church Planting Handbook for Laypeople -- Step-by-step guidebook for laypeople involved in new church development. Third revision.
What Sunday Is This? -- Originally appearing in the Covenant Companion, November 1994. Introduction to the concept of using the calendar as a means of conveying the gospel message. The Christian year.
From the Pulpit -- Turlock Journal column, 26 April 1997. Modern ecumenical movement and the dating of Easter.
The Real Business of Ministry: Report from the Covenant Ministerium -- Originally published in the Covenant Companion, August 2000.
Ministering to One Another -- Originally published in the Covenant Companion, August 2001. Report on the Covenant Ministerium.
Three Views on Eastern Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism edited by James Stamoolis
One with God by Veli-Matti Karkkainen
The Church in Emerging Culture: Five Views edited by Leonard Sweet
The Conviction of Things Not Seen edited by Todd Johnson
The Younger Evangelicals by Robert E. Webber
What Does the Bible Really Say About Hell? by Randy Klassen
Natural Church Development by Christian A. Schwarz
Paradigm Shift in the Church How Natural Church Development Can Transform Theological Thinking by Christian A. Schwarz
ChurchNext by Eddie Gibbs
Wendell Zink -- parable on forgiveness