Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

The Person of Peace and Their “Oikos”

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When it comes to sharing our faith in wisdom, it is vital to understand a couple of concepts, the person of peace and their “oikos“.  I’ve known and used the person of peace approach to evangelism for some time now. … Continue reading

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Creating a Missional Culture – A Year Later

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It was about a year ago that IVP released Creating a Missional Culture: Equipping the Church for the Sake of the World.  Upon the anniversary of its release, I thought I would give some reflections on what has happened this … Continue reading

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The Five Marks of Mission – What Would Yours Be?

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Missiologists Andrew Walls and Cathy Ross are editors of the book Mission in the 21st Century: Exploring the Five Marks of the Global Mission.  Cathy Ross works for the Church Mission Society in Oxford, and Professor Andrew Walls was formerly … Continue reading

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Plugged Back In, Some Future Posts

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I had an amazingly refreshing time with my family extended family and some friends in St. Pete’s, Florida.  Most all the time I remained unplugged, other than posting some pics through instagram, that automatically pop up on my facebook page … Continue reading

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Salt, Light, and a City by Graham Hill – A Review

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Here is the start of the review I did on Salt, Light and a City: Introducing Missional Ecclesiology by Graham Hill. To check out the total review, go to EMQ Online. What does it mean to develop a missional ecclesiology … Continue reading

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Why Jesus is a Great Place for Spiritual Seekers to Start Their Quest

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As we live our life on mission, seeking to join God in the renewal of all things, how can we help the spiritual seekers around us?  Where is the best place to start? We first need to ask good questions … Continue reading

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