I have faithfully supported a missionary all my adult life. With retirement around the corner, I’m not sure I can continue. Is there something I should do before my donations end?
What does “going to church” have to do with being missional?
What is the primary role of the church in God’s mission?
I have been to places (concerts, fireworks, city streets) where a person is yelling out the gospel to the sinners walking by.
These prayers involve asking, listening, and acting—perhaps not what first comes to mind when we think of the call to pray.
What might be signs of the kingdom of God at work?
Could joining God’s mission begin with recognizing God already at work?
If God is at work in our neighborhoods, perhaps we should be too.
At just about every church leadership event, the first question attendees ask of one another is “How big is your church?”
When we are surveyed, we feel like a number about to be made into a statistic, and often we are.
Prayer is a foundational practice for those seeking to join the Spirit on God’s mission.
Microchurches find their purpose and identity in being God’s sent ones.
Our society’s growing understanding of the significance of community seems to resonate with Scripture and God’s desire for God’s world.
Jesus tells us to proclaim that “the kingdom of God has come near,” but what does that really mean?
Discipleship is not merely about endorsing a set of propositions or confessional statements.
Can you be a Christian, a Jesus follower, and not be a missionary?
‘Evangelism’ has often been reduced to a simple formula that ‘the other’ is invited to accept and believe.
We’re discovering that God is at work outside of our services, programs, and strategies.
In the midst of a pandemic and the greater call for social justice and equity, what might ‘being missional’ look like?
In order to become “the personal Presence of Christ in the world by the Spirit,” there are indeed a number of shifts that need to happen in a congregation.
Discipleship is about learning to love, follow, obey, and become more and more like Jesus.
One of the reasons the “attractional church model” is being questioned today is the realization that it often produces consumers more than it makes disciples.
When broken people come to churches, they are looking for people who have walked in their shoes. They are seeking a community that becomes a safe place.
As a Reformed Christian, I believe God cares deeply about how we steward the Earth as faithful people of God.