Category Archives: Contact Work

LoveFirst Coast Update

This Sunday is the Super Bowl.  It’s pretty much an unofficial holiday around here.  If you have the chance, connect with neighbors.  You go no where by  accident! Put These Dates on Your Calendar Sunday Feb 16 – Worship gathering … Continue reading

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Down Town Out

The Nicaragua Mission team leaves Friday night.  Pray for us! Our next worship gathering is June 18 at 6:30.  (We will probably gather in a home.  Stay tuned!) Down Town Out: How does missional engagement get going?   We’re learning. … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Mission Trip 2016

Nicaragua 2016. Is God calling you to come with? Continue reading

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Loving Consumers of Religious Goods and Services

“By this they will know you are my disciples, by your love for one another.” -Jesus, John 13:35 A few days ago at the gym, my friend “Joe” introduced me to “Tom” (not their real names).  Tom and Joe both attend a large church nearby.  Later, … Continue reading

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Bless Three People This Week – Super Short Blog

This is a season when people are very open to being blessed.  You may be tempted to  forgo the effort to bless others – afterall, people are giving and receiving gifts, telling others “Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays/Happy Chanukah/Seasons Greetings”, holding doors, … Continue reading

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Improving the Neighborhood Food Drive

Last week (Thanksgiving week), the Fellowship of Believers completed our second food drive.   Our purposes are to serve our city and be a blessing in our neighborhoods. In terms of serving our city, we collected about twenty-five bags of food.  And … Continue reading

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Missional Dog: Duncan’s Bus Stop Ministry

I like to take Duncan to the bus stop.  I call it, “Duncan’s bus stop ministry.”  He’s a missional dog.  Seriously. It started a few years ago when my kids were still in elementary school.  I’d walk with them to the … Continue reading

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One Idea on the Art of Neighboring

One of my mentors, Wayne Bauer, gave me a book a few weeks ago called The Art of Neighboring.    (You can learn more here.) I want to share one idea that made me think and reflect.   A group of pastors … Continue reading

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Huge Baby Steps

So, last week some of the people I am working with decided to do something on their own. This is very exciting.  You may not think it’s all that much after you read it.  You may think it’s a little thing.  If you … Continue reading

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The Absolute Best Place and Time to Connect with Un-Churched Kids

“As the Father is sending me, so I am sending you…”  – Jesus (John 20:21) This is not going to be a subtle, clever, insightful post.  Really, I’m just going to state the obvious.  The best place to connect with … Continue reading

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