Are Pastors the Problem With Christianity?

I’m beginning to think that almost every social media complaint that begins with “The Church”, actually means, “The Pastor”. Part of the problem is what I call the “inversion” of Christianity. Physical churches are meant to serve as training grounds that equip saints for the work of the ministry, in the world. Instead, they seem[…]

Religion Is Not Required For Good Governance

I had lunch with my Pastor the other day. We discussed many things, including my growing skepticism about the traditional structure of church. I mentioned that I would no longer attend church regularly, as I took some personal time to examine my relationship with Christ, outside church walls. At some point in our lunch date,[…]

The Curious Case of the Church Nursery

I used to attend a church with a wonderful children’s section. In particular, the nursery for children less than 1 year old, was very good. Over the years, the nursery became overwhelmed and understaffed. An investigation was carried out to determine why. It was discovered that some new mothers would come to church (often in[…]

The Evolving Church

I once wrote, “Jesus has never been intimidated by the questions of men. It is men who fear questions and conveniently stifle them with cries of blasphemy!” I’ve been thinking deeply about the current structure of the Christian church. I wondered why the Apostles set up the organisational structures they did – Deacons, Overseers and[…]

Economic Models for Christian Creatives

(Download a PDF copy of this article here.) In my previous post on a Generational Mandate for Christian Creatives, I laid certain premises: The primary target market of the Christian Creative is the world and not the Church. This is because Christians are the salt of the earth and not the salt of the Church.[…]

Generational Mandate for Christian Creatives

(Download a PDF copy of this article here) Media in this Generation Prosaically, media incorporates content and the distribution platforms that deliver content to the end user or consumer. It may be distributed experientially or through the use of remote technology. Generationally, the most relevant types of media to my discourse are powered by technology.[…]

Social Media Structuring & Ministry

I was privileged to speak at the ministry training workshop of Global Impact Church. Here are my slides from the event. I also shared a sample social media content calendar and task list. Church Social Media Structuring & Ministry from Subomi Plumptre

Social Media & the Church: Urgent Imperatives

In this presentation, I describe the importance of social media to the Christian Church. I put forward arguments for engagement, and I demonstrate how churches can engage the public to spread the Good News, using social media platforms. Download the presentation here.

The Digital Church

In this presentation, I provide key insights into cultural & technology trends in Nigeria and highlight lessons & strategies for Churches. (The lessons are applicable worldwide). Do share widely and kindly tweet any questions you have at me – @subomiplumptre.

On Church

I write a lot in church. I tend not to waste the inspiration of the Holy Ghost immediately after worship. I also have a short attention span so it helps to write while the sermon is going on. It keeps me still. Sometimes I share the thoughts and convictions that come through those writings. The[…]