Tag Archives: missional living

Grateful for Duncan

This past week was a difficult one for me and my family.  Our dog’s health had been declining rapidly in recent weeks.  He lost much of his vision and developed some odd behaviors.  We visited the vet, got some insight … Continue reading

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Missional Living Basics

November 4 worship gathering tonight at FCC – 6:45 pm at 3450 CR210, 32259 If we want to live like Jesus, the following questions will prove helpful… Missional Living Questions: Who are the people God is calling you to? What … Continue reading

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Worship Gathering for Living Life on Mission

Over and over again, I have seen people make a strategic mistake after God invites them into his work.   I’ve made it myself.  Making this mistake leads to less effectiveness in ministry, lowers our defenses against burnout and discouragement, lulls … Continue reading

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A Church Serving Those Who Are Sent

(Our next worship gathering is July 7 @ 6:00 at the home of Kent and Kris Wehmeier.  Come and be equipped and encouraged for life on mission.) Agree or disagree:  “In the prevailing framework of the church today, leaders are … Continue reading

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Dealing with Disappointment

I will forever be grateful for Nicky Gumble’s line in Alpha Leader Training: “Alpha is probably the most disappointing thing you’ll ever do.” It was strangely encouraging and helped me and others persevere through leading the Alpha Course.  When few … Continue reading

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Help from Christmas

It is a mistake to think the church has a mission.  The church does not have a mission.  God has a mission.  God’s mission has a church. God’s mission is most clearly evident in Jesus.  In Jesus, the God of … Continue reading

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Hope and Gratitude

Disciples of Jesus are called to be hope-filled people.  If there’s one thing this missional approach to life has helped me with, it’s hope.  God has a mission and invites us into it.  How can that not bring hope?  And … Continue reading

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