John Perkins answers the question, “What is the future of the church in America today?”
With her missional community, Jordan uses her two days off each week to live on mission and serve the Capital Area Food Bank, because she knows that time is the Lord’s, not her own.
Alan Hirsch kicks off Verge Network’s Future Church series by answering the question, “What is the future of the church in America?”
Dhati Lewis discusses the Church being a family, not an orphanage and explains the difference between the two.
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Recently, though, Noah has felt a tug to uproot from Austin and his tight network here to follow Jesus to his new home, in a nation thousands of miles away where he knows almost no one - except the Lord.
Libya is home to nearly 6.2 million people and approximately 28 unreached people groups. Last year a team of cross cultural workers began to pray that God would raise up others to go to these unreached people groups in the nation of Libya.
Find out from John Piper why reaching cities is both culturally smart and biblically warranted.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1bVN6eseKY John Piper discusses why the church should focus on reaching the unreached. Matthew 24:14 says, "And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole wor... More...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb_eSHzCjws John Piper shares when he saw the local people in his congregation who were passionate about the neighborhoods, the homeless, abortion, drugs and other local issues... More...
1. DON'T EXPECT EVERYONE TO "GET IT" This is where leaders get hung up a lot: they read a book (like Total Church), go to a conference (like Verge), develop a man crush on a leader (like Jeff Vanderstelt), ... More...
"Is not the mission of God to see people not only reconciled to Himself, but diverse bodies of people reconciled to one another as well?" Leonce Crump
Find out from Hugh Halter why he thinks Jesus was sacrilegious with Scripture.
When Paul is urging the church to imitate him, he's saying yes there is lots of great information you can get out there, but you need a father. You need to stand at my shoulder, because you can't be what you can't see.
What if we took the words of Jesus seriously, and began to live incarnational lives? This is what Sara has by moving to the South Bronx, one of the poorest neighborhood in the US, to live amongst the people who need to see Jesus.
For all of our compassion, we should be seeing some substantial positive changes in the lives of poor people and communities. The reality is that the poor are poorer.
Alan Hirsch, Jon Tyson and Dave Ferguson discuss why discipleship is challenging in a culture that disregards submission to authority.