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QUIT LISTENING TO MISSIONAL EXPERTS

QUIT LISTENING TO MISSIONAL EXPERTS

My favorite book on the church and God’s mission is Total Church. I admire Steve Timmis and Tim Chester tremendously and I have learned so much from them. I can say the same for Alan Hirsch, Jeff Vanderstelt and many others that I would consider missional experts.

But eventually I had to stop listening to them.

A CHURCH PLANT'S SPECIAL MISSION

A CHURCH PLANT'S SPECIAL MISSION

Christians often perceive that a true missionary calling must be to the other side of the world. For some, this is a reality. For others, their own backyard is their mission field.  Situated 30 miles north of Seattle, Washington, Whidbey Island isn’t exactly top of the list for church planters. Yet for Matthew and Stephanie Erikson, this small town is precisely where they were called to be.

WHEN YOU'RE SICK OF SAYING IT, YOUR LEADERS HAVE JUST HEARD IT

WHEN YOU'RE SICK OF SAYING IT, YOUR LEADERS HAVE JUST HEARD IT

It is commanded by Jesus that we are to increase our gospel footprint and our vision of reaching every man, woman, and child with the gospel.  We've said it so many times, haven't we?  Are we sick of repeating it?  Good.  Someone probably just hard you, and more than likely it was one of your leaders.

8 Ways To Easily Look Out (Be Missional)

8 Ways To Easily Look Out (Be Missional)

Missional is not an event we tack onto our already busy lives. It is our life. Mission should be the way we live, not something we add onto life: “As you go, make disciples.”; “Walk wisely towards outsiders”; “Let your speech always be seasoned with salt”; “be prepared to give a defense for your hope.”

We can be missional in everyday ways without overloading our schedules. Here are a few suggestions...

Rethink The Way You Do Ministry

Rethink The Way You Do Ministry

Recently I was reading some Scripture in a time I had set aside to be with God.  I came across a passage that I have read so many times before, but in this particular reading the Holy Spirit showed me something that I have never thought about before and it has revolutionized the way I do ministry. 

The One Thing You Will Need For A Missional 2015

This is a fantastic article that will help encourage your personal movement to increase your Gospel Footprint within your Circle of Accountability.  

It is so easy as we Look Out to neglect to connect with God and not only align ourselves with His mission, but to enjoy Him and be conformed to the likeness of of Jesus.  As the article states: when we are like Him, we can trust that we will be missional as He is.