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This Week with Henri Nouwen

The Sower

“Trees that grow tall have deep roots.  Great height without great depth is dangerous.  The great leaders of this world – like St. Francis, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., – were all people who could live with public notoriety, … Continue reading

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A Video Introduction to the Five-fold: The Teacher

Teacher

Here is a brief description of the teacher, or what I like to call light giver. JR Woodward’s Five Equippers: Teacher from InterVarsity Press on Vimeo. Learn more about the teacher here.  For a more thorough description, check out my … Continue reading

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A Video Introduction to the Five-fold: The Evangelist

Evangelist

Here is a brief description of the evangelist, or what I like to call story teller. JR Woodward’s Five Equippers: Evangelist from InterVarsity Press on Vimeo. Learn more about the evangelist here. For a more thorough description, check out my … Continue reading

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The Cost of Community – Making Discipleship Like Jesus

Cost of Community

There are some books worth mentioning on a regular basis.  Jamie Arpin-Ricci’s The Cost of Community is one of those books.  The reason it is an important read today is in the midst of a lot of books being published … Continue reading

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The Art of Parish Renewal – Inhabit Conference 2013, Seattle WA

Sampling of Speakers

I’m totally stoked to participate in this years Inhabit Conference, which is taking place in Seattle, Washington on April 19th & 20th.  Inhabit is about practice, presence and place.  It’s about the transformation of the places we live, the neighborhoods … Continue reading

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Why You Should come to the Inaugural Missio Alliance National Gathering – Part 4

Missio

Today is my final installment in this series on why you should come to the inaugural missio alliance national gathering, which is just around the corner. (Regular registration rates ends on March 15th, along with good rates for hotels).  I … Continue reading

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David Fitch on Why the Missio Alliance?

Missio

I will be talking about the Missio Alliance regularly over the next few weeks on my blog, because I believe it is an critical movement in our time and I want as many of you as possible to come to … Continue reading

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The 12 Most Popular Blog Posts in 2012

Top 12

I have already given you my top 12 bloggers that I have appreciated this past year. Here are the blog posts and/or pages that those who came to this site in 2012 visited the most.  If you haven’t had a … Continue reading

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My Top 12 Favorite Bloggers of 2012

Top 12 Bloggers

While I had the opportunity to read many books this year, I didn’t have the chance to read as many blogs as I had wanted. Yet I still want to point you to some of  my favorite bloggers this past … Continue reading

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