Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

Creating a Missional Culture – A Year Later

Creating a Missional Culture Book Cover

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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What People are Saying About “Creating a Missional Culture” – Part 4

So here is the last few endorsements for Creating a Missional Culture: Equipping the Church for the Sake of the World.  As you may know, the release date of the book is now August 20th, but it is already available … Continue reading

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How I’m Approaching My Sabbatical – Part I

Tomorrow I start my three month Sabbatical, that I have been anticipating for the last two years.  After 20+ years of ministry, I wanted to take some time to rest, reflect and refocus.  My spiritual director practically ordered me to … Continue reading

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Top Posts and Tops Cities for June 2009

In this post, I share with you the five most looked at posts this past moth.  If you haven’t had a chance to read them, now you can.  Also, for those of you who follow this blog and enjoy stats, … Continue reading

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Resources to Enrich Your Spiritual Life

National Cathedral HDR Originally uploaded by NearDC I wanted to pass on three websites that I thought might enrich your spiritual journey. First, my friend and recent guest blogger Wil Hernandez is re-instating his blog, called Henri Nouwen Legacy. It … Continue reading

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Henri Nouwen and His Ministry of Companioning with Wil Hernandez Series

Here is a recap on the complete series in regard to Henri Nouwen’s approach to spiritual companioning. It has been a real pleasure to have Wil Hernandez as a guest author on this blog. The series was introduced with a … Continue reading

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Henri Nouwen and His Ministry of Companioning with Wil Hernandez Part VI

Conclusion Henri Nouwen was truly a man for others. When he companioned others, he gave unreservedly of himself because he had a full self to give, a self anchored upon his true, spiritual identity before God as God’s beloved. His … Continue reading

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Henri Nouwen and His Ministry of Companioning with Wil Hernandez Part V

Nouwen as a Spiritual Director Henri Nouwen seized the practice of spiritual direction for his own sake and of the sake of others. He sought direction for himself when he needed it and gave direction to others who asked for … Continue reading

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Henri Nouwen and His Ministry of Companioning with Wil Hernandez Part IV

Nouwen as a Spiritual Mentor Henri Nouwen was a good friend to many people and a close friend to a number of special individuals. As well, he is considered by many as their spiritual guide even today. To a select … Continue reading

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Henri Nouwen and His Ministry of Companioning with Wil Hernandez Part II

Nouwen as Spiritual Friend Henri Nouwen longed and sought for deep, abiding friendship everywhere he went. His capacity to connect personally with thousands of friends from various parts of the world is legendary. Amazingly, of the fifteen hundred people he … Continue reading

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