Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

Birthing Churches and Missio Dei

cristal Originally uploaded by joaquinportela. In past ten years I have been a part of multiple church plants. In the church planters world, we have a vocabulary for this kind of thing, we don’t just start churches, but “we give … Continue reading

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This Week with Henri Nouwen

Some people say:  “I never had an experience of the fullness of time. … I am just an ordinary person, not a mystic.”  Although some people have unique experiences of God’s presence and, therefore have unique missions to announce God’s … Continue reading

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In Chicago – Planning for The Inaugural Missio Alliance National Gathering

I arrived in Chicago on Sunday night to work out more of the details for the Inaugural Missio Alliance National Gathering that is taking place on April 11 – 13, 2013 in Alexandria, Virginia.  This morning I met with Scot … Continue reading

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Real Life by James Choung is Now in Print

My friend James Choung’s new book entitled Real Life: A Christianity Worth Living Out is now available in print.  I had the chance to read it early this year and really loved it. Here is the endorsement that I wrote … Continue reading

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25 Signs of a Vibrant Missional Church

A community that makes disciples of Jesus A community that helps people live out their calling in the world for the sake of the world A community that helps people participate in advancing God’s kingdom by multiplying ministries, churches and … Continue reading

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Developing a Communal Rhythm of Life for Missional Communities (Mid-sized Groups) – Part 3

After taking some time to define mid-sized groups, communal rhythm of life and missional spaces in Part 1, and giving some reasons why the five focal concerns of the five equippers makes for a solid approach to developing a communal … Continue reading

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The Future of the Gospel – The Inaugural Missio Alliance Gathering in Alexandria, VA on April 11 – 13th

If there is one gathering that you want to put on your calendar for next year, it is this one:  The Future of the Gospel: Renewing Evangelical Imagination for Mission.  I know, because I have been working with JR Rozko … Continue reading

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Exploring the New Website – Part 8 (Summary)

So here is the conclusion to this series as well as an overview of the whole website. When look across the top of the page you will find words that connect you to different resources.  The upper left side of … Continue reading

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