Category Archives: Vision for Mission

Learning from Jesus to Live Like Jesus

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Introducing a Resource for Discipleship in My Context.

Introduction: Why Discipleship One day, a woman came to see me to seek some help from her pastor. After a few minutes, she made a request. “I’ve been attending some of Heather’s Bible Studies, and it’s been really good.” (That … Continue reading

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God Doing Through You What He’s Done For You

So what has God done for you? Okay, if you are a follower of Jesus you know the list is pretty long.  There are all the “…ations”.  You know: salvation, justification, sanctification, and the corresponding, umm, implications.  What I’m thinking about … Continue reading

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Missional Community Question and Answer

My friend Marilyn Beyer asked me these questions in preparation for a presentation in one of her seminary classes.  I thought I’d share.  Her questions are in bold. Why missional communities?  Why now?  Why now?  The simple answer is that it … Continue reading

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It’s What God Does That Matters

About that title, I bet some of you are thinking, “yeah, that’s what you say when a ministry isn’t doing well.”  But no, I mean it.  It’s what God does that matters.  Everything else is filler.  And I’ll go beyond … Continue reading

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Getting Missional. Going “Out”

So, we’re getting ready to go “out” to support Young Life. Last night, the Cimarrone Missional Community gathered.   We ate. We worshiped.  I taught briefly on our Kingdom responsibilities as God’s children.  Then Valerie Frank and Pat Thomas told … Continue reading

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MCE: A Clear Vision for Mission

Our missional community is going to work over the next four months to support and raise awareness of the work of Young Life on the First Coast. How did we get there?  This week, leaders of our four month missional … Continue reading

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